Nicklas Jensen has made an impression on his new bosses.
Jensen, selected 29th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, has been signed to an entry-level contract by the Vancouver Canucks after recording two points in his preseason debut Thursday. Continue reading
The Vancouver Canucks have picked Oshawa Generals forward Nick Jensen with the 29th pick of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
The six-foot-two, 185-pound Jensen plays a significant power game and has no hesitation to drive into the dirty areas with the puck to create scoring chances. There isn’t a shy bone in Jensen’s body when it comes to going to the front of the net or in the corners to create action. Needless to say, the native of Denmark plays with a high level of intensity, though needs to work on his ability to do so consistently. Continue reading
Cody Hodgson’s back.
And for the first time in over a year, both parts of the above sentence can run together and bring positivity to the Vancouver Canucks organizations.
Misdiagnosed as a slipped disk suffered two offseasons ago, Hodgson’s torn back muscle is finally behind him as he heats up the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. In just 13 games as a pro after an exceptional career with the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League, the Markham, On. native has six goals and nine points. Continue reading
New hockey season, same injury.
At least, that’s the damning realization for Vancouver Canucks’ top prospect Cody Hodgson.
After missing the majority of last season with a mysterious back ailment suffered training during the 2009 offseason, the former Brampton Battalion has been sidelined again. Continue reading