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Nick Jensen

Born:Sep 21, 1990Draft:2009 Red Wings #150 Overall
Hometown:St. Paul, MN, USAPosition:D
Known For:Shoots/Catches:R
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Nick Jensen (born September 21, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Jensen was drafted 150th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Nick Jensen Washington Capitals
Nick Jensen, Washington Capitals (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Nick Jensen Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 22, 2019Detroit Red Wings5th-Round Pick in 2019 (Arseni Gritsyuk)Washington Capitals2nd-Round Pick in 2020 (Madison Bowey)

Deeper Dive


  • World Championships Bronze Medal (2018)
  • NCAA (WCHA) Defensive Player of the Year (2013)
  • USHL Clark Cup Champion (2010)
Nick Jensen, a former member of the Detroit Red Wings, scored a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2017