Dave Jensen was interviewed on NESN and ESPN3 between periods of the Boston Pride NWHL game vs. Buffalo. Then after the game ...
.... Our new friend and recent DAJ/Bruins Alumni camper, Ryan, attended the NWHL Boston Pride game yesterday and said hello to two of her instructors: Boston Pride forward Jillian Dempsey and Pride Associate Coach Dave Jensen.
Boston Pride NWHL star Jill Dempsey talks with Dave Jensen at a recent Bruins Alumni Camp.
DAJ Hockey announced today that Jillian Dempsey, a forward for NWHL Boston Pride and ex-Harvard Crimson ice hockey captain, will serve as a guest instructor at DAJ's Holiday Camps in December.
Dempsey will instruct at two camps: The DAJ Holiday Camp in Foxboro and the Boston Bruins Alumni Camp in Kingston. Details on both can be found at www.dajhockey.com.
According DAJ Hockey Owner and Boston Pride Hockey Consultant Dave Jensen, "Jillian has been to our DAJ Skills Center numerous times and her work ethic is unmatched. She also does a wonderful job working with our young Skills Center members on hockey fundamentals -- the kids love working with her."
"The number of girls participating in our camps and clinics has increased dramatically this year," Jensen continued. "It's great to have quality people like Jillian and the Pride players, who these girls can look to as role models.
An outstanding student-athlete, Dempsey enjoyed a stellar four-year career with The Harvard Crimson before joining the pro ranks with the CWHL's Boston Blades in 2013-14. She led all rookies in scoring that year and was named CWHL Rookie of the Year. The following year she helped the Blades to the CWHL championship.
Dempsey also played for the United States National Team at the Four Nation's Cup in 2011
This off-season, Dempsey joined several ex-Blades players with the Pride, currently battling for 1st place in the inaugural NWHL season. For Pride ticket information visit NWHL.co.
Dave Jensen talks with NWHL Boston Pride superstar Brianna Decker
Coach Bobby Jay and the NWHL Boston Pride with their usual up-temp practice last night in Everett, MA
Dave Jensen has been named Hockey Consultant/Associate Coach of the Boston Pride of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL).
The Pride's roster feature several of high-profile women's hockey stars, including US Olympians Hilary Knight, Gigi Marvin, Kacey Bellamy and Brianna Decker.
According to Jensen, "It is a real privilege to work with the highly-skilled and dedicated athletes on the Pride. Throughout training camp, I have been incredibly impressed with the caliber of play in the NWHL -- and I know Boston-area hockey fans will be, as well."
Jensen joins an experienced staff that includes Head Coach Bobby Jay and Assistant Coach Lauren McAuliffe.
The Pride will play its home game at the Bright Hockey Center at Harvard University. The Pride and the NWHL debut this Sunday in Buffalo, NY as the Pride battle the Buffalo Beauts.
A member of the 1984 US Olympic Team and a 9-year pro hockey veteran, Jensen is also the owner of DAJ Hockey in Foxboro Massachusetts.