Jensen
Nicolaj Jensen 
Demark
Cloud9
Low deaths catch up to him as series ends
September 12, 2017
Jensen went 24/8/24 as Cloud9 took down CLG 3-1 Sunday to qualify for Worlds.
ANALYSIS
Jensen continued to be the star of Cloud9 for much of their win over CLG on Sunday, starting with his Game 1 on Syndra. He managed a perfect KDA of 7/0/5 after picking up his team's first kill in a gank, going deathless with 100 percent kill participation. His Game 2 on Cassiopeia was nearly as good despite the game being much closer. He tied for both the highest kill participation and lowest deaths in the game, dishing out tons of damage in fights and landing multi-man stuns off of Cassiopeia's tricky ultimate. Even in Cloud9's Game 3 loss, Jensen managed to tie for the lowest deaths in the game with a 2/1/4 KDA, maintaining his series average 6.0 ratio. In Game 4, however, Jensen's lack of deaths earlier in the series kept up with him, as his Orianna was continually dived on and taken out by CLG. However, Jensen's damage output and ultimates were still impressive, despite the fact that he was consistently trolled by the Rocket Jump buffer of Stixxay's Tristana.
Can't stop won't stop
August 7, 2017
Jensen went 20/1/10 as Cloud9 took down NV 2-0 on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
It seems every Cloud9 series reaps more and more praise for Jensen, and he certainly deserves it, as his insane 30.0 KDA ratio in this series demonstrates. His Game 1 Orianna was phenomenal, as he found multiple solo kills onto Nisqy's Taliyah and transitioned easily into teamfights as Cloud9 stomped NV, with Jensen going 12/0/5. In Game 2, his Syndra found similar success despite a much closer game, and at one point likely single-handedly prevented NV from taking Baron. Syndra's ultimate is her bread and butter, but it was Jensen's stuns that were most impressive in this game, setting his team up for numerous kills.
Just keeps carrying Cloud9
July 31, 2017
Jensen posted an overall 25/2/10 scoreline at the end of Cloud9's 2-0 win over FlyQuest on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
As demonstrated by his massive scoreline, Jensen was an absolute monster in this series. On Syndra for Game 1, Jensen got rolling by finding numerous picks onto LemonNation's Thresh, and quickly became a huge threat, almost single-handedly ripping FlyQuest to shreds in teamfights. In Game 2, Jensen's LeBlanc was given loads of help early on by multiple members of his team. The effort was not wasted, as Jensen soon found himself more than capable of picking up solo kills, and created pick after pick for his team. Jensen ended the series with over half of his team's overall kills.
Even looks good in lone defeat
July 25, 2017
Jensen ended Cloud9's 2-1 Sunday win over Dignitas with an overall KDA of 14/2/20.
ANALYSIS
Jensen continued to look like the crux of his team on Sunday. Despite the fact that Cloud9 were summarily torn apart in Game 1, Jensen still managed to have a serviceable performance on Taliyah. He not only kept his deaths to one, but even had a CS lead as C9 lost the game. As Cloud9 won the next two games, Jensen simply dominated. He roamed down to the river in Game 2 for his first kill on Orianna, and could not be stopped from there. He amassed a CS lead of over 60 by the end of the game, and was 7/1/9. Finally, Jensen returned to Taliyah for Game 3 and had arguably his best performance of the series. Using Weaver's Wall to find pick after pick as well as secure objectives for his team, Jensen went a deathless 7/0/8 to cap off the win.
Solid performance in series victory
July 22, 2017
Jensen earned a 16/8/28 KDA in Cloud9's series victory against Phoenix1 on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Jensen had a 6/1/7 KDA performance on Orianna in Game 1. He got some gank help to get through the laning phase and was a beast when he joined up for teamfights. He led C9 in damage dealt to champions on his way to an 81 percent kill participation. Cloud9 needed to take the lead early and push to finish Game 2 before P1's terrifying team composition had a chance to get rolling. Jensen's Taliyah roamed early and often, but C9 got caught overextending and started to lose teamfights in the mid game. Jensen again dealt out the most damage to champions for C9, but it wasn't enough to break through P1's frontline late. In Game 3 Jensen's Cassiopeia easily made it through the laning phase, bullying and killing Pirean with little gank assistance. He made solid contributions to teamfights throughout the second half but got more assists than kills as he finished with a 3/3/16 KDA.
Unable to carry team in series defeat
July 19, 2017
Jensen earned an impressive 16/2/24 in his team's series defeat against IMT on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Throughout the entire series, Jensen had a strong performance but it was unfortunately not enough. He came flying into the series on Orianna, quickly picking up kills and never slowing down. With a near 100 percent kill participation, his impact was shown as he brought his team a convincing Game 1 victory. This was the limit of his team's success, but not Jensen's, as he showed up on Taliyah in Game 2. Although he didn't dominate lane, he was able to pick up stragglers in teamfights to bolster his KDA through the defeat. Game 3 saw a similar line of play, as Jensen picked up kills with Syndra while the rest of his team was knocked down time and again. Although he could kill the enemy carries, he could not protect his own, allowing IMT to take a 39-minute victory and close out the series 2-1.
Kite master on Cassiopeia in victory
July 8, 2017
Jensen earned a 5/0/7 KDA in Cloud9's victory against Fnatic on Friday.
ANALYSIS
The laning phase was close in CS, but Jensen had the better range early. He started to run away with a gold lead after two pretty much solo kills against Caps' Corki. As the game went on, Jensen made solid contributions to teamfights and finished with the second most damage dealt to champions on C9. There was little FNC could do to even reach the carries as C9's damage dealers cleaned up and finished off the Nexus.
Hard carrying countess
July 7, 2017
Jensen was massive with a 9/1/5 KDA in C9's win vs. Fnatic on Tuesday.
ANALYSIS
Jensen was a monster on LeBlanc. He used his champion's ground covering ability to suffocate his lane opponent and capitalized on the ganks provided by both Contractz, and Smoothie roaming from the support role. Not only did he more than double the next closest kill leader on his team, Jensen also out damaged C9's ADC by nearly 2,000. Essentially, he simply became too big for the opposition to deal with, barring a perfect engage, and those moments were few and far between given the fact Jensen only died once in the 30:44 match.
Unkillable in one-sided loss
July 6, 2017
Jensen finished Thursday's loss to UoL with a 1/0/3 KDA as LeBlanc.
ANALYSIS
Jensen had a decent performance during Day 2 of Rift Rivals, despite a one-sided loss to UoL. Jensen went through the game unkillable, being involved in four of C9's six kills in the game. Although he only managed one kill himself, his three assists were the highest on the team.
Plays fantastically despite the circumstances
July 6, 2017
Jensen posted a 3/1/8 KDA in Cloud9's 0-1 loss to G2 Esports' on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Jensen played a game of Viktor into an Orianna matchup. Jensen was forced into a losing matchup due to G2 focus-banning mid and his team drafting Jensen's champion. He lost the lane, but he played it well and didn't give Perkz anything to work with. His teamfighting was fantastic, and he almost held off G2 by himself at the end of the game. Jensen was the only player on C9 that didn't hurt his team, and he pretty much did everything well throughout the game.
Struggles in loss against CLG
July 3, 2017
Jensen earned a series KDA of 6/6/10 over three games against CLG.
ANALYSIS
Jensen had a rather up and down performance against CLG, starting things off with a decent performance and slowly falling off. Despite a Game 1 defeat, he landed several strong Orianna ultimates that nearly allowed his team to bounce back in the game. Unable to make up for his team's early mistakes, his team was defeated in 35 minutes. Game 2 went better as he opted for Syndra and decimated the enemy carries. After find an early lead, he had no trouble closing things out with his team, taking a 30-minute victory and pushing the series to a Game 3. Unfortunately, this was the end of his success as his team was absolutely destroyed in Game 3. After falling behind early, he struggled to get much done as his team died around him and he was heavily focused. Without much damage due to his limited gold, he could not one-shot any enemy champion, allowing CLG to take every teamfight and slowly choke out Cloud9. Without any response to the domination, his team fell in 31 minutes, giving the series victory to CLG.
Dominates Bjergsen in mid lane
July 1, 2017
Jensen showed off against Bjergsen in the mid lane with a 13/7/21 KDA in Cloud9's 2-1 win against TSM on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Despite Bjergsen being widely considered as the best mid laner in the NA LCS, Jensen manage to outshine the TSM solo laner in this series. Even in his team's loss, he was a killing presence and was keeping pace with Bjergsen. In the final two games, he really started to assert his dominance on the mid lane. He even picked up a few solo kills on Bjergsen to really flex his muscles, and as the series progressed, he put a stranglehold on the lane to give C9 a red carpet right into TSM's base. Jensen seems to be hitting his stride at the perfect time, and if this continues, they could be a real threat to upper echelon of the NA LCS.
Closed out series with deathless games
June 26, 2017
Jensen earned a 18/2/10 KDA in Cloud9's 2-1 series victory over Team Dignitas on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Jensen had a rough Game 1 with a 3/2/0 KDA performance on Orianna. He led C9 in damage dealt to champions and account for 75 percent of its kills. C9 quickly fell behind Dignitas went on a Baron power play late. Jensen redeemed himself on Orianna in Game 2 as he finished with a 6/0/3 KDA. He kited in and out of fights and landed clutch Shockwaves as C9 dominated skirmishes en route to evening up the series. In Game 3 Jensen's Syndra roamed early to pick up a kill in top lane before being a beast the rest of the game. In teamfights, he got plenty of protection, allowing him to clean up kills in teamfights and finish with a 9/0/7 KDA. Jensen against contributed a fair share of damage dealt to champions as he racked up an 80 percent kill participation.
MVP performance from Cloud9's mid
June 26, 2017
Jensen went 15/0/7 in Cloud9's Saturday sweep over Team Liquid.
ANALYSIS
Jensen could not have carried any harder in this series. He started out on Lucian into Slooshi's Taliyah, and put the newly subbed-in mid laner in the dirt. He created an enormous CS lead all by himself, reaching the Flame Horizon before 25 minutes, and picked up kill after kill with the help of his team, participating in 15 out of his team's 17 kills and taking more than half of them for himself. Game 2 wasn't quite as flashy on Orianna, but Jensen still farmed up a storm and landed some great Shockwaves en route to a 5/1/2 KDA.
Comes up short
June 5, 2017
Jensen went an overall 8/6/5 in Cloud9's defeat at the hands of TSM Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Jensen started out this series playing Cassiopeia into Bjergsen's Taliyah. He was strong early on, picking up Cloud9's first kill and building up a small CS lead. His damage output in the mid-game fights was impressive as he went 3/1/1 over the first 25 minutes, but ultimately he couldn't carry over the multiple threats of TSM. Jensen brought the counter pick of Ekko to bear against Bjergsen's Syndra, and was outshined. He went down for first blood in the gank, and then couldn't seem to make use of the advantageous matchup before Bjergsen stepped up and hard-carried his team.