from Arthur J. Regner of DetroitRedWings.com,
"Nick is an excellent defender by the way that we want to defend, gapping through the neutral zone, closing on people in the D-zone," Blashill said. "If you don't create stalls, you spend the whole game in your end. He can create a stall because he's strong and he's tenacious. If you don't gap and end plays early, you got to sort out odd-numbered situations, which is probably the No. 1 way teams score in the league. He can do that.
"He's a real competitor. So, there's lots of positives to Nick's game. Like I said, at the beginning of the year for whatever reason he didn't have a great camp, but he's really done a good job since then."
Jensen was a healthy scratch on opening night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but hasn't missed a game since, emerging as a more than capable blueliner for the Wings.
In 47 games, Jensen has two goals among his 11 points, is minus-4 with an ice time average of 20:43, which is fourth highest on the team.
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