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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Nicklas Jensen

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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Nicklas Jensen
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NICKLAS JENSEN
#21 North American Skater
Oshawa, OHL
 
Position: Wing Shoots: Left
Height: 6'2" Weight: 187
Born: 3/06/93 Born In: Herning, DNK
   
THE SKINNY:
Nicklas Jensen had a successful first year in the OHL, finishing fourth on his team and fifth among OHL rookies with 58 points (29 goals) in 61 games on his way to being ranked 21st overall among North American skaters by Central Scouting.

Jensen's father, Dan (born in Canada), played a few years in the OHL before spending 16 seasons playing pro hockey in Denmark. He had 175 goals and 954 penalty minutes in 549 games. 

NHL Central Scouting's Chris Edwards: “Nicklas has adjusted very well to the OHL. His puck-handling and play-making ability are excellent. He has an excellent wrist shot that he gets off quickly."
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NHL Team: Pittsburgh & Washington
NHL Player: Alexander Ovehckin
Shootout Move: "Ovechkin fake-shot deke"
TV Show: Simpsons
Book: "A Danish Book"
Pump-Up Song: "Here Comes The Boom" by Nelly
Activity Away From The Rink: Video Games


STATS:
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Herning Denmark 34 12 14 26 28
2010-11 Oshawa OHL 61 29 29 58 42

NEWS:
Danish Prospect Has Generals In Contention
(02.11.11) Nicklas Jensen may be just 17 years old, but he's smart enough to know where most NHL scouts are.

And it's not Herning, Denmark.

So Jensen left Herning in the top Danish professional league -- a league that saw him post 26 points in 34 games and win the league's rookie of the year award last season -- for the Oshawa Generals and the Ontario Hockey League this season.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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