Mere hours after trading defenseman Madison Bowey and their 2nd round pick in 2020 to the Detroit Red Wings for defenseman Nick Jensen and Buffalo’s 2019 5th round pick, the Washington Capitals have announced that they have signed Jensen to a 4 year contract extension worth $10 million.
Jensen will carry an average annual value of $2.5 million Cap hit the next four seasons.
Jensen, 28, was averaging 20:48 minutes of ice time this season with the Red Wings, and is also a solid penalty killer.
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