|Assets:||Is very creative and highly skilled. Produces plenty of offense from the wing. Also displays the size teams look for at the NHL level. Speeds through each zone with ease. Can play either wing position.|
|Flaws:||Needs to make better use of his 6-3, 202-pound frame on a regular basis in order to maximize his potential at the highest level. Also needs to work on his play without the puck, especially in his own end.|
|Career Potential:||Talented scoring winger with good upside.|
|OHL||Second All-Rookie Team||2010-11|
|2/22/2015||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|2/21/2015||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|12/10/2014||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|11/28/2014||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|11/15/2014||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|11/07/2014||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|10/06/2014||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|4/14/2014||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|3/07/2014||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|10/30/2013||Missed 14 games (upper body injury).|
|10/30/2013||Assigned to Utica (AHL).|
|10/01/2013||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|4/30/2013||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|4/05/2013||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|3/31/2013||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|3/08/2013||Re-assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Return to his european team (AIK IF-Sweden).|
|4/06/2012||Re-assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|9/30/2011||Returned to his junior team (Oshawa-OHL).|
|9/22/2011||Signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/24/2011||Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round (29th overall) in 2011.|
Writer rips coach for benching Nicklas Jensen | 03/29/2014 11:15 AM
NewsJohn Tortorella's decision to bench Canucks winger Nicklas Jensen has produced criticisms from Vancouver Province columnist Tony Gallagher.
ImpactGallagher asks, "What's the deal with benching Nicklas Jensen? A week ago he was the second coming of Rocket Richard, and we presume a mistake somewhere along the way got him bumped to the fourth line on Wednesday. Further, we presume something else he did Thursday got him put on the bench for the last 25 minutes of the game. For the past two games he hasn't played a moment with Alex Burrows, with whom he had developed considerable chemistry along with Henrik Sedin. With the captain injured, you would think Burrows and Jensen might still play together, but you'd be wrong with this staff. And here we thought Tortorella was good with young players. We were wrong. Putting a player like Jensen on the fourth line is just plain setting up the kid for failure. It's goofy stupid. Hate to break the news to these guys, but the season is over and you need to get some youth into this lineup if you want any fans coming to these games next season. . ."
Jensen scores a game-winning goal | 03/20/2014 4:29 AM
NewsRecent call-up Nicklas Jensen snapped a scoreless tie 6:06 into the third period to lead the Canucks to a 2-0 win against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night at Rogers Arena.
ImpactIt was Jensen's third goal in four games, and his fifth point in seven games since being called up from the American Hockey League and put on the top line. Defenseman Alexander Edler scored the other goal for the Canucks, while Henrik Sedin registered two assists in the victory.
Nicklas Jensen scores in win over Panthers | 03/17/2014 11:49 AM
NewsNicklas Jensen produced a goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over Florida.
ImpactHe has scored in consecutive games and has three points in five NHL outings this campaign. He is currently playing on a line with Henrik Sedin and Alex Burrows.
Nicklas Jensen scores first career goal in L | 03/14/2014 9:59 PM
NewsNicklas Jensen scored his first NHL goal in the Canucks' 4-3 loss to the Caps on Friday night.
ImpactThe 21 year old first round pick from 2011 has strong offensive ability (he scored 116 points in 122 OHL games). The Canucks hope this is the first of many to come for the young Dane.
Nicklas Jensen to play with Kesler, Higgins | 03/08/2014 4:41 PM
NewsNicklas Jensen will get into Vancouver's lineup on Saturday night with Zack Kassian suspended for three games.
ImpactHe is projected to play alongside Ryan Kesler and Chris Higgins. Jensen has nine goals in his last 14 AHL games after a sluggish start.
Vancouver promotes Nicklas Jensen | 03/07/2014 6:11 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have summoned Nicklas Jensen.
ImpactVancouver Canucks assistant GM Lorne Henning previously said that Jensen was being kept in the minors in the interest of helping his development by giving him more playing time. With that in mind, it will be interesting to see how much he plays now that he has joined the team. He has 15 goals and 20 points in 51 AHL games this season.
Henning: Jensen's better off in AHL for now | 03/04/2014 11:07 AM
NewsVancouver Canucks assistant GM Lorne Henning said the decision to recall Darren Archibald over Nicklas Jensen came from a desire to maintain the latter's development.
ImpactHenning thinks Jensen is better served getting more minutes in the minors. "Nick has really made big strides," Henning said. "I watched him when I was down there a week ago. We just want him to play a lot. His pace has picked up, he is playing hard, he is driving the net and he is scoring. He is doing all the things we want. We want him to keep growing and keep playing a lot." Jensen has broken out lately with nine goals in 13 AHL contests.
Vancouver sends Nicklas Jensen to the minors | 10/30/2013 1:01 PM
NewsNicklas Jensen has been sent to the minors.
Canucks.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactJensen has been sidelined all season with an upper-body injury. He had two goals and four points in 20 AHL games last season.
Nicklas Jensen injury is to his upper body | 09/30/2013 10:36 AM
NewsNicklas Jensen suffered an upper body injury a week ago and is still considered day-to-day.
ImpactJensen is likely to be sent to the minors once healthy. He was selected 29th overall in 2011. Jensen had 17 goals and 23 points in 50 SEL games before coming over to North America in March 2013.
Nicklas Jensen leaves game in first period | 09/22/2013 7:18 AM
NewsNicklas Jensen suffered an undisclosed injury in the first period Saturday and did not return.
ImpactJensen had a good shot at cracking the Canucks lineup out of training camp but the injury could put a damper on that. Jensen, who was knocked into the boards by the Oilers Jujhar Khaira, was not in the original lineup but played when David Booth could not go because of a groin injury. Consider Jensen day-to-day for now.
Canucks recall Nicklas Jensen from AHL | 04/30/2013 2:44 PM
NewsVancouver Canucks recall Nicklas Jensen from AHL Chicago.
ImpactJensen was sent down to Chicago just four days after making his NHL debut April 1. He was recalled along with a host of other Wolves after Chicago missed the AHL playoffs. They'll simply tag along with the Canucks and get a chance to experience the playoff atmosphere.
Canucks recall Nicklas Jensen | 03/31/2013 5:41 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks also recalled Nicklas Jensen from the minors.
ImpactHe could very well play his first career NHL game, but we'll see. He's a first-rounder so while his value might be limited now, it's possible he could make an impact in the future.
Vancouver assigns Nicklas Jensen to AHL | 03/08/2013 7:09 PM
NewsNicklas Jensen has been assigned to AHL Chicago from the Swedish Elite League.
Canucks.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactJensen had 17 goals and 23 points in 50 SEL games. The Canucks took him with the 29th pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Nicklas Jensen to remain in Sweden in 2013 | 01/07/2013 2:24 PM
NewsNicklas Jensen will remain with AIK in the SEL and not come over to North America to play in the NHL this season.
ImpactJensen was selected 29th overall in the 2011 Draft and while the Canucks are high on him, it will benefit his long-term success to remain the rest of the season in Sweden. He has a team leading 12 goals for AIK but has only four assists to go with a minus-nine rating. Look to see Jensen in Vancouver training camp in September.
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|Goals||0||5 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 9||1|
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|Plus/Minus||0||4 times-last:at Ott||last:Dec 7||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||5 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 9||0|
|Power Play Points||0||5 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 9||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||5 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 9||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||5 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 9||0|
|Shots||3||vs. Ari||Nov 14||4|
|Penalty Minutes||10||2013-14 (Van)|
|Plus/Minus||-1||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Van)|
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