David Jensen (ice hockey, born 1961)
David Henry Jensen (born May 3, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a retired American professional ice hockey player who appeared in 18 NHL regular season games between 1984 and 1986. He is the younger brother of Paul Jensen, who was a member of the 1976 United States Olympic ice hockey team. He is the uncle of Joe Jensen.
Drafted no.100 overall in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota North Stars, David H. 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. Member of the Minnesota Gopher hockey team 1979-83. Member of two USA World Junior teams, 1980 in Finland & 1981 in West Germany. Participated in the 1986 World Championships in Moscow as a member of the U.S. National Team
Jensen retired from hockey in 1990 after playing several years in Europe. He is now the Senior Vice President of Touchpoint Media, a custom communications company in Minneapolis that publishes USA Hockey Magazine and Cambria Style among other titles.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
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