Nick Jensen

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Age 32 Sep 21, 1990
Rogers USA
Defense shoots right
6'1" 185 cm
196 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 22
Waivers Signing Age 23
UFA Year 2018
Agent Ben Hankinson
Draft Year 2009
Drafted Overall 150
Draft Round 5
Draft Team Detroit Red Wings logo

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Transaction History
Nov 12, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen delivered an assist for his 100th career point in Friday's 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nov 9, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen posted an assist and blocked three shots in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Oct 31, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen logged an assist, four hits and five blocked shots in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Oct 29, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen posted an assist, three hits, three blocked shots, a plus-3 rating, two shots on goal and two PIM in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators.
Oct 24, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen scored a goal and an assist in Monday's 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Oct 16, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen registered an assist, two hits and two blocked shots during Saturday's 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Apr 20, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen produced an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Mar 26, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen tallied a goal and added two shots and two hits during Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Mar 11, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen posted an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Mar 8, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen logged three assists, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Calgary Flames.
Mar 5, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen managed an assist, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Feb 1, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) is in Tuesday's lineup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 1, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) will be a game-time decision ahead of Tuesday's clash with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Per the NHL media site, Jensen has been activated off injured reserve.
Jan 31, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) was a full participant in Monday's practice, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 24, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Jan 24, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) was designated as week-to-week Monday, per JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington.
Jan 24, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) did not take part in the morning skate and is in line to miss Monday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 22, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) won't play Saturday versus the Ottawa Senators, Mike Vogel of the Washington Capitals' official site reports.
Jan 20, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen (upper body) won't return to Thursday's game versus the Boston Bruins.
Jan 2, 2022 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen cleared COVID-19 protocols Sunday.
Dec 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | The Capitals placed Jensen in COVID-19 protocols last Thursday.
Dec 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen logged an assist, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and three hits in Friday's 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Nov 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen registered an assist, a plus-2 rating and two blocked shots during Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Nov 12, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen tallied an assist, a plus-2 rating and two shots during Thursday's 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen registered a goal and an assist with a team-leading five hits in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche. He also had two shots and a plus-3 rating.
Apr 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen contributed an assist, three shots and two blocked shots during Saturday's 6-3 win over the New York Islanders.
Mar 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen dished out a pair of assists and was plus-2 in a 6-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
Mar 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen scored a goal on two shots to go with one hit and one block in Sunday's 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Mar 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen registered an assist while logging 16:06 of ice time during Sunday's 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Feb 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen recorded an assist and five shots during Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Feb 2, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen recorded an assist, two hits and two blocked shots during Monday's 5-3 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Jan 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen registered an assist and blocked two shots while logging 20:17 of ice time during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Jan 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Nick Jensen | Jensen skated on the fourth defense pairing alongside Jonas Siegenthaler during Monday's practice, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Feb 22, 2019 Washington Capitals | Re-signed D Nick Jensen to a four-year, $10 million contract extension.
Feb 27, 2017 Detroit Red Wings | Re-signed D Nick Jensen to a two-year, $1.625 million contract.
Dec 19, 2016 Detroit Red Wings | Recalled D Nick Jensen from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 10, 2016 Detroit Red Wings | Assigned D Nick Jensen to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Jan 26, 2016 Detroit Red Wings | Assigned D Nick Jensen to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Jan 24, 2016 Detroit Red Wings | Recalled D Nick Jensen from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 4, 2015 Detroit Red Wings | Assigned D Nick Jensen to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Jul 13, 2015 Detroit Red Wings | Re-signed D Nick Jensen to a two-year, two-way contract.
Oct 6, 2014 Detroit Red Wings | Assigned D Nick Jensen to Grand Rapids (AHL).
May 2, 2013 Detroit Red Wings | Signed D Nick Jensen to a two-year, entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Nick Jensen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals Washington Capitals logo 22 1 9 10 3 8
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2006-2007 Rogers High USHS-MN 21 20 17 37 0
2007-2008 Rogers High USHS-MN 14 14 13 27 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 52 5 17 22 27 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2009-2010 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 53 6 21 27 35 Playoffs 12 2 6 8 0
2009-2010 USA U19 WJAC-19 5 1 2 3 2
2010-2011 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 38 5 18 23 18
2011-2012 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 39 6 26 32 4
2012-2013 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 41 4 27 31 14
2013-2014 Toledo Walleye ECHL 3 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 45 0 9 9 8 Playoffs 10 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 75 6 21 27 15 Playoffs 16 0 3 3 0
2015-2016 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 75 3 16 19 17 Playoffs 9 0 2 2 0
2016-2017 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 27 1 5 6 6
2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings NHL 49 4 9 13 12 769 44.93 50.08 2.78 49.74 2.75 0.31 0.94
2017-2018 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 0 15 15 27 1,131 44.94 50.11 1.87 51.44 3.96 0.00 0.64
2017-2018 USA WC 10 1 3 4 0
2018-2019 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 2 13 15 17 1,036 50.60 52.02 8.12 50.43 2.78 0.12 0.69
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 20 0 5 5 4 305 56.00 42.23 -11.01 46.69 -9.22 0.00 0.98 Playoffs 7 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 68 0 8 8 13 1,015 49.40 51.80 1.00 51.00 -1.00 0.41 Playoffs 8 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 53 2 12 14 14 749 53.40 52.20 0.40 50.40 -0.80 0.16 1.04 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Washington Capitals NHL 76 5 16 21 21 1,247 64.40 51.80 1.20 50.20 -0.50 0.24 0.91 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2022-2023 Washington Capitals NHL 22 1 9 10 8
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Active Contract

Signing Team Washington Capitals logo
Signing Date February 22, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 4 Years $10,000,000 3.03% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
UFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000 $0 $500,000 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,000,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date February 27, 2017
Signing Status UFA (Group 6)
Agent Chris McAlpine
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,625,000 1.08% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $812,500 $812,500
UFA
AAV $812,500 $812,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $800,000 $825,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $800,000 $825,000
Minors Salary $800,000 $825,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date July 13, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,175,000 0.82% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $587,500 $587,500
UFA (Group 6)
AAV $587,500 $587,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $575,000 $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $575,000 $600,000
Minors Salary $90,000 $225,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date May 2, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,800,000 1.19% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $765,000 $765,000
RFA
AAV $900,000 $900,000
Performance Bonuses $210,000 $60,000
Base Salary $600,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000
Total Salary $690,000 $840,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500
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