Adam Henrich

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Adam Henrich
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Born (1984-01-19) January 19, 1984 (age 31)
Thornhill, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Left Wing/Center
Shoots Left
NHL Draft 60th overall, 2002
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2004–present

Adam Henrich (born January 19, 1984 in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Coventry Blaze of the Elite Ice Hockey League.

Henrich was drafted as the 60th overall selection in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. He was Tampa Bay's first selection of the draft. Adam has also played for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Springfield Falcons and Norfolk Admirals.

Playing career[edit]

Adam enjoyed a successful junior career playing four seasons for the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League. He tied four Battalion playoff records, including most games played (32) and most power-play goals (4) in a career. His 98 career Battalion goals rank fifth all time behind only Wojtek Wolski, Cody Hodgson, Raffi Torres and Luke Lynes.

Adam had his strongest year for the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League in the 2007–08 season. He now plays with his brother at Coventry Blaze in the Elite Ice Hockey League.

Personal life[edit]

Adam comes from a family of athletes. Older brother Michael Henrich, drafted 13th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, is currently playing in the Italian Serie A for HC Asiago while simultaneously completing his undergraduate degree with York University.[citation needed] Henrich is also 4th cousin of hockey legend Daryl Sittler.

Henrich is Jewish.[1] Being a proud member of the Jewish faith, Adam makes it his responsibility to promote the Israel Ice Hockey Federation and any other Jewish hockey organization.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Hockey Review: 2010–11; European Hockey League". Jewish Sports Review 8 (87): 8–9. September–October 2011. 

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