David A. Jensen is featured in the newest edition of the Pure Hockey blog: "The Top 5 Things Hockey Coaches Look for in a Player"
"David A. Jensen has been on both sides of the coach-player relationship at the highest levels. As the top scorer on Team USA at the 1984 Olympics and a veteran of three NHL teams, he has played for some of the best coaches in the world. He now owns and operates DAJ Hockey, New England’s premier hockey skills training company, working to help youngsters develop their game. According to Jensen, it’s most often a player’s intangible qualities—rather than on-ice skills—that separate them from the pack.
“Coaches are always looking for those players who are willing to work harder to improve, take direction well, and serve as role models for their teammates,” Jensen says. Here are the top five ‘intangibles’ he prizes when he evaluates a player."