David Jensen (ice hockey, born 1965)

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David Jensen
Born (1965-08-19) August 19, 1965 (age 51)
Newton, MA, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Played for Hartford Whalers
Washington Capitals
National team  United States
NHL Draft 20th overall, 1983
Hartford Whalers
Playing career 1984–1992

David Allan Jensen (born August 19, 1965 in Newton, Massachusetts and raised in Needham, Massachusetts) is a retired American professional ice hockey player who appeared in 69 NHL regular season games between 1984 and 1987.

Selected in 1983 by the Hartford Whalers, Jensen played with the U.S. National Team in 1983–84 as an amateur and was a member of the Olympic team that played in the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo.

Jensen entered Belmont Hill as a Freshman and transferred to Lawrence Academy his Junior year graduating in 1984. Here are some of the highlights of his career: Mass High School All-State First Team Sophomore, Junior and Senior Years. ISL First Team All League Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior Years. New England Independent School All-Star First Team Sophomore, Junior and Senior Years. 4 year HNIB All Scholastic All time ISL Leading Scorer in Goals, Assists and Points and only ISL player in top 20 All Time Mass HS Point Scorers.. First and only Junior in High School to be selected in the First Round of the 1983 June NHL Entry Draft (20th Overall) as a 17-year-old by Hartford Whalers. Selected by Team USA on July 4, 1983 as a 17-year-old just after finishing Junior year and spent Senior year with them on the Pre Olympic Tour and competed as a member of Team USA in the 1984 Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Played Left Wing on the Diaper Line with Pat LaFontaine and Eddie Olczyk and finished second on the team in scoring with 22 Goals and 56 Assists in 61 Pre Olympic Games and 5 Goals and 3 Assists in 6 Olympic Games.

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