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Capitals Acquire Defenseman Nick Jensen from Detroit (UPDATED)

Brian MacLellan adds depth to the defending champs’ blueline and then locks him down for four more years

NHL: Ottawa Senators at Detroit Red Wings Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Just hours after trading for Jensen, the Caps have agreed to a four-year, $10 million contract extension with the blueliner. Jensen was set to become a UFA at the end of this season.

Per Darren Dreger, the Capitals have acquired defenseman Nick Jensen from the Red Wings in exchange for Madison Bowey and a 2020 2nd round pick.

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