Chris Jensen brought his veteran leadership, his imposing slap shot and superior passing skills to the inaugural Pirates season and was instrumental in the team's Calder Cup win by scoring 16 points in 16 playoff games. In that year Jensen was 4th on the team in scoring with 61 points and in the following year was 3rd on the team in scoring with 77 points. Jensen left the Pirates with an astounding 1.12 points per game average, became 7th on the all-time goals scored list and 12th on the most points list for the Pirates. He was selected 78th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1982 Entry Draft before accepting a scholarship to the University of North Dakota. Jensen played in the NHL for six seasons with the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers and played in a total of 74 NHL games with 21 points.
YEAR INDUCTED: 2010