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In Pusterer's defense, Danish is spoken - ICEHL

In Pusterer’s defense, Danish is spoken – ICEHL

HC Pustertal signs another Dane. © Hockey Hall of Fame – International / Andrea Cardan

He pushed HC Pustertal forward in his team planning and signed the last foreign defender.

In addition to Emil Christensen, another Danish player, Morten Jensen, has earned the trust of HCP. The 25-year-old even comes from the same city and club (esbjerg) as Christensen, and has also taken a detour across Sweden to join professional ice hockey. Jensen went to Sweden (Rögle) as a young man and worked his way up to stints at the SHL. The 182cm shooter was always part of the Danish junior squad and was also one of the strongest offensive defenders of all the teams.

Jensen has spent 4 of the last 5 years in the domestic league and won the 2019 and 2021 championships with Rungsted. By the way, the latter, along with Shane Hanna: both contributed to winning the title with 109 points scorer (59 Hanna). , 50 Jensen). In the 2021/22 season, Jensen became the domestic goalscorer and second overall in the Metal League – that is as a defender. Even in the Champions Hockey League, Jensen scored 6 goals in 6 matches. In May, the new number 34 in HCP was rewarded with his first participation in A-WM.

Strengths of playing disc

“Morten Jensen is an animated young defender and a strong ice skater who grew up with ice hockey at Rögle. His strengths are definitely playing with the puck: he has excellent timing to hit the ball on goal from the blue line. We expect Morten to play an important role in playing the power,” explained the HCP coach Stephen Mayer.

Jensen introduces himself as follows: “I am very happy to be part of the Wölfe family and to play in front of the fans at the Intercable Arena. I have only heard good things about the city, the team and the fan base. I am really looking forward to meeting you all soon.”

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