Bulls add experienced defenseman Hendrikx

SAN FRANCISCO – Hendrikx, 27, brings six years of professional experience to the Bulls’ blueline. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 205-pound blueliner played last season with Allen of the Central Hockey League, posting 14 points (5g-9a) and 136 penalty minutes in 45 games while also seeing action in two games with Hamilton of the American Hockey League.

 

A native of Russell, Ontario, Hendrikx twice led Johnstown of the ECHL in penalty minutes with 164 in 2009-10 and 145 in 2008-09. In 221 career ECHL games with Johnstown, Dayton, Elmira, Charlotte and Florida, Hendrikx has recorded 95 points (30g-65a) and 625 penalty minutes. Hendrikx was twice drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets, most recently in the seventh round (201st overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.