Joe Jensen

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Joe Jensen
Born (1983-02-06) February 6, 1983 (age 31)
Maple Grove, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
EIHL team
Former teams
Nottingham Panthers
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Carolina Hurricanes
Albany River Rats
HC Pustertal Wölfe
NHL Draft 232nd overall, 2003
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2006–present

Joseph Paul Jensen (born February 6, 1983 in Maple Grove, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey center who played for the Albany River Rats of the AHL. He was a member of the Carolina Hurricanes organization.

Playing career[edit]

Jensen was drafted in 2003 by the Pittsburgh Penguins while playing for St. Cloud State University of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. He joined the professional ranks in 2006, playing 26 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and 28 games with the Wheeling Nailers, the ECHL affiliate of the Penguins. Jensen joined the Carolina Hurricanes in a trade on January 31, 2008, while David Gove went to the Pittsburgh Penguins. He scored his first National Hockey League goal in just his third game with the Hurricanes on March 19, 2008 against Johan Hedberg of the Atlanta Thrashers.

He signed a short-term contract with the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League in October 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nottingham Panthers: Joe Jensen and Neil Conway join champions". BBC Sport. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 

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