The Lethbridge Hurricanes announced before Wednesday’s game with the Kootenay Ice they have traded 18 year old Defenceman Adam Henry to the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for Defenceman Griffin Foulk.
Henry, who is
from Winnipeg, Manitoba was the Hurricanes 3rd round (55th overall) pick in the
2009 Bantam Draft. In 109 career WHL games with the Hurricanes he registered 37
points (9G, 28A), a -13 plus/minus rating and 93 PIM’s.
Henry was also on Central Scouting’s preliminary watch list, but missed the
first half of the season while recovering from a heart condition. He finished
the year, ranked 165th among North American skaters but did not get drafted this
past June. He did attend the Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp (before the draft)
and their Rookie Camp in September.
Lethbridge Hurricanes General Manager
Brad Robson says “Adam has been an exceptional player, teammate and leader while
with the Hockey Club.” He added “while Adam worked hard both on and off the ice,
he was also extremely dedicated to being involved in the community through
school and hospital visits, hockey clinics and numerous other initiatives in and
In eight games this season, the 6’1, 196 pound Foulk
has 3 assists and he’s a plus-3 plus/minus rating. Last season, the 18-year old
from Broomfield, CO played in 46 games for the T-Birds, scoring a pair of goals
and adding two assists. He finished the 2012-2013 season with 41 penalty minutes
and played in all 7 playoff games against Kelowna.
(From Esther Madziya, Hurricanes Media Relations)