Nick Jensen (D)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2014-15: Ranked second among team defensemen in his second season as a Griffin with 27 points (6-21â€”27) in 75 regular season gamesâ€¦Tied for the AHLâ€™s league lead in plus/minus rating at plus-30â€¦Potted three assists in 16 Calder Cup Playoff contestsâ€¦Tallied his first assist and point of the season, 10/31/14 vs. CHIâ€¦Secured his first goal of the season, 11/21/14 at LEâ€¦Notched a goal for the second consecutive night and earned a plus-three rating, 11/29/14 at ADKâ€¦Contributed two assists, 12/12/14 at OKC...Secured the game-winning goal, 3/10/15 at CHA...Earned two assists, 3/14/15 vs. RFD...Ran a three-game point streak (four assists) at the conclusion of the regular season, 4/16/15-4/18/15â€¦Earned the assist on the game-winning overtime goal in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, 5/29/15 vs. UTI.
2013-14: Made his professional debut with the ECHLâ€™s Toledo Walleye on 11/23/14 vs. Evansvilleâ€¦Debuted in his first AHL game with the Griffins on 12/6/13 vs. Rochesterâ€¦Contributed an assist, his first professional point, on 2/28/14 at ABB and notched two additional assists the following night, 3/1/14 at ABBâ€¦Collected an assist in three consecutive games, 3/7/14-3/14/14â€¦Earned assists in back-to-back games, 3/28/14-3/29/14.
2012-13: Served as a â€œblack aceâ€ with Grand Rapids during the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffsâ€¦Helped the WCHAâ€™s St. Cloud State Huskies to their best season in franchise history with an appearance in the NCAA Frozen Fourâ€¦Led his teamâ€™s blueliners in scoring for the third consecutive year, notching 31 points (4-27â€”31) in 42 gamesâ€¦Placed fourth on the team in assists and tied for fifth in pointsâ€¦Led the conference in assists by a defenseman and ranked fourth in pointsâ€¦Honored as the WCHA Defensive Player of the Yearâ€¦Named an NCAA West First Team All-American and to the All-WCHA First Team.