The Peoria Rivermen announced today that center T.J. Hensick has been named the World
Painting Company Player of the Month for February. Over the 13 games in
February, Hensick scored six goals and added nine assists and continues to lead
the club in overall goals, assists and points.
Hensick registered a point in nine of the 13 contests in February
in which the Rivermen were 5-6-0-2. Over
the course of the month his points were fifth-most in the entire American
Hockey League. He currently ranks third
in the AHL with 41 assists and fifth in the league with 59 points.
This season, his first with the Rivermen, Hensick leads the club
in points (59), assists (41), goals (18), power-play points (28), power-play
assists (22), game-winning points (10), and points per game (1.18).
The 24-year-old playmaker appeared in his third AHL All-Star
Classic on Jan. 31 in Hershey, Pa. He
had a goal and assist in a losing effort for the Western Conference. He has appeared in five NHL games this season
with the St. Louis Blues and recorded one assist and two penalty minutes.
season he played in seven games for Colorado (NHL), recording three points
including a goal and two assists. In addition, he played in 58 games Lake
Erie of the AHL, scoring 20 goals and adding 50 assists for 70 points. He was
named the “AHL Player of the Month” for December after 23 points (four goals,
19 assists) in 13 games. He was also
named to the AHL All-Star Team for the second time in his career. In 2008-09 he played in 61 games for the
Avalanche and recorded 21 points (4g, 17a).
5-10, 190-pound Howell, Michigan native was acquired by the Blues from Colorado
in exchange for Julian Talbot on June 17, 2010 and was originally drafted by
Colorado in the third round, 88th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry
month, World Painting Company will present the player of the month with a
plaque to honor their achievements at a Rivermen home game. Whether it’s a
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