Jensen signed a contract with Jokerit Helsinki of the KHL on Wednesday, TSN reports. The Danish winger only saw 31 career NHL games between the Canucks and Rangers, and it seems like his patience wore out, as he failed to secure a stable role at the highest level despite being Vancouver's first-round (29th overall) pick in the 2011 draft. Still, we figure he'll be able to make an impact overseas as a 6-foot-3, 216-pound power winger.
Jensen was assigned to AHL Hartford on Saturday. Jensen averaged 10:02 over two games since his recall on Jan. 2 but failed to register a point during that span. The former No. 29 overall pick in the 2011 draft will now head back to the Wolf Pack where he's having a highly productive season -- 24 points over 29 games.
Jensen was recalled from AHL Hartford on Monday. The 23-year-old Dane has gotten into four games this year for the Blueshirts, failing to record a point while averaging 9:23 of ice time. Jensen's been rather beastly with the Wolfpack, however, rattling off 14 goals and 10 points in 29 games, so it'll be interesting to see if he's ready to carry that success over to Broadway. His first chance to dress with the Rangers will come Tuesday at home against the Sabres.
Jensen was sent back to the minors Wednesday. Jensen saw action in four contests during this stint in the NHL, but was used sparingly as he averaged just 9:23 of ice time. The winger's production was certainly lacking as he managed a meager two shots on goal, five hits, and one blocked shot. Barring additional injuries, the 23-year-old figures to spend the majority of the year with the Wolf Pack.
Jensen was recalled from AHL Hartford on Wednesday. The call-up was necessitated by veteran winger Rick Nash tweaking his groin in Tuesday's game against the Islanders. Originally selected by the Canucks with the 29th overall pick in the 2011 draft, Jensen is a tall (6-foot-3) Danish forward who has picked up 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) in 21 games with the Wolf Pack this season. He's mobile for his size and capable of slotting in on either wing. Still, it's not often that newly promoted players slide into the top six right away, and Jensen doesn't figure to be the exception.
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