Nicklas Jensen

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 216
Birth Place: Herning, Denmark
Draft: 2011 1st round (29th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • The point Mika Zibanejad is at in his career

    The point Mika Zibanejad is at in his career

    While speaking about Mika Zibanejad on breakup day, Alain Vigneault said that Zibanejad is at a crossroad in his career and needs to "figure it out." Vigneault said that Zibanejad has the "tools and capabilities to be a high end center in this league and needs to put it together." He said that Zibanejad is in a phase of figuring things out and understanding how to play in different situations and what those situations may require him to do. Zibanejad, 24, cited his injury this year as something that makes it hard to evaluate his season but said that at times he felt his game was heading in the right direction. (NYR) Zibanejad was asked if he raised his level of play and aid that he did at times

  • Brendan Smith was really impressed with Brady Skjei

    Brendan Smith was really impressed with Brady Skjei

    Brendan Smith said during the playoffs that he had been "really impressed" with Brady Skjei since joining the Rangers and that he is sometimes "in awe" of the plays that Skjei makes. (NYR) Smith said that Skjei is "wiser" than his age and that he doesn't see the kind of mistakes that other rookie defensemen tend to make. (NYR) Smith said that Skjei is "strong" at both ends of the ice and "that's what you need from a defenseman." (NYR) During the playoffs, Skjei said that he wants to be a player who steps up in big moments and he feels that he has the skill set to do so. (NY Post) He said that his skating ability and size allows for him to play a physical game and do things other players can't

  • Why I'm A Fan of Notre Dame Football
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    Why I'm A Fan of Notre Dame Football

    I don't exactly know why I'm a fan of Notre Dame football, but I've got a couple of good theories. First and foremost, I was a bandwagon fan in all sports. I lived in New Jersey growing up. I started watching baseball and football in 1986. The New York Mets won the World Series and the New York Giants won the Super Bowl. Those were my teams. I started watching the NHL the following year. The Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup. So they were my team. (I now root for the Buffalo Sabres as a casual fan. They don't have a history of winning anything recently, but I live in New York now and I hate the New York Rangers. And c'mon, the New York Islanders? That's like being a New York Jets fan. Why would