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Burke Henry
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Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
201 lb (91 kg)
Erste Bank Hockey League Team
F. Teams
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Chicago Blackhawks
AaB Ishockey (DAN)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born January 21 1979 (1979-01-21) (age 40),
Ste. Rose du Lac, MB, CAN
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1997
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1999 – present

Burke Henry (Born January 21, 1979 in Ste. Rose du Lac, Manitoba) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played 39 games in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks, he currently plays for HDD Olimpija Ljubljana.

Career Edit

Henry was drafted 73rd overall by the New York Rangers in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, but never played for the team, instead two years with the American Hockey League's Hartford Wolf Pack. He was traded to the Calgary Flames in 2001 but again spent his tenure in the AHL with the Saint John Flames and never played a game for Calgary. In 2002, he signed with the Chicago Blackhawks where he finally got the call up to the NHL. Over two seasons, Henry played 39 regular season games for Chicago, scoring 2 goals and 6 assists for 8 points, collecting 33 penalty minutes. After spells in the AHL for the San Antonio Rampage and the Milwaukee Admirals during the lockout, Henry moved to Europe in 2005, joining EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League. In 2006, Henry moved to Finland's SM-liiga and played for Tappara. Henry moved to Sweden's Elitserien in 2007 for Linköpings HC but left the team mid-season and joined the Danish team AaB Ishockey.

Career StatisticsEdit

PlayingEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995-96 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 50 6 11 17 58 19 0 4 4 19
1996-97 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 55 6 25 31 81 6 1 3 4 4
1997-98 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 72 18 65 83 153 18 3 16 19 37
1998-99 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 68 18 58 76 151 5 1 6 7 9
1999-00 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 64 3 12 15 47 5 0 0 0 2
2000-01 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 80 8 30 38 133 5 0 0 0 2
2001-02 Saint John Flames AHL 58 0 17 17 92 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 16 0 2 2 9 -- -- -- -- --
Norfolk Admirals AHL 60 6 22 28 121 9 1 2 3 9
2003-04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 23 2 4 6 24 -- -- -- -- --
Norfolk Admirals AHL 53 1 8 9 70 8 0 1 1 4
2004-05 San Antonio Rampage AHL 24 0 2 2 44 -- -- -- -- --
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 16 0 3 3 28 1 0 0 0 0
2005-06 EC Salzburg Austria 45 8 13 21 72 11 2 2 4 28
2006-07 Tappara Finland 52 1 3 4 151 5 0 1 1 6
2007-08 Linköpings HC Sweden 9 1 2 3 6 -- -- -- -- --
AaB Ishockey Denmark 35 3 17 20 38 5 0 2 2 20
2008-09 AaB Ishockey Denmark 44 5 18 23 106 5 0 4 4 8
2009–10 Flint Generals IHL 7 1 3 4 2
2009–10 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 31 11 7 18 104 5 1 3 4 8
2010–11 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 25 4 4 8 34 8 0 1 1 12
2011-12 South East Prairie Thunder Pattison Cup -- -- -- -- --
Allan Cup -- -- -- -- -- 4 0 0 0 6

Awards & Achievements Edit

  • Pattison Cup Manitoba Senior AAA Hockey Championship (2012)
  • Allan Cup Canada Senior AAA Hockey Championship (2012)

External linksEdit

Burke Henry's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database


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