After a brilliant schoolboy career at Belmont Hill HS and Lawrence Academy, David A. Jensen was drafted in the1st Round in the 1983 June NHL Entry Draft (20th Overall) as a 17 year-old by the Hartford Whalers.
A key member of the 1984 USA Olympic team. Played Left Wing on the “Diaper Line” with Pat LaFontaine and Eddie Olczyk and finished second on the team in scoring with 22 Goals and 56 Assists in 61 pre Olympic Games and added 5 Goals and 3 Assists in 6 Olympic Games. On a team loaded with future NHLers, Jensen was rated as the team's fastest skater.
Played 8 years of pro hockey with the Hartford Whalers, Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins Organizations.