Adirondack's Henry named CCM/ECHL Player of the Month

Adirondack Thunder forward James Henry has been named the CCM ECHL Player of the Month for October.


Henry scored two goals, assisted on 15 others and was a +9 in nine games during October, helping the Thunder to a 7-2-0 record in the opening month of the ECHL season.


The 27-year-old had at least one point in each of his nine games during the month, including six multi-point games. Twice during the month, he posted three assists in a game - in a 4-3 win at Brampton on Oct. 21 and in a 5-1 victory over Newfoundland on Oct. 30.


A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Henry leads the league in assists and points and is tied for second in plus-minus.


Henry has posted 226 points (73g-153a) in 328 career ECHL games with Adirondack and Stockton.


Prior to turning pro, Henry tallied 22 points (8g-14a) in 28 games with the University of Manitoba in the 2012-13 season and recorded 214 points (72g-142a) in 309 career games in the Western Hockey League with Vancouver and Moose Jaw from 2006-12.


Runners Up: Braylon Shmyr, Allen (8 gp, 7g, 7a, 14 pts.), Alexis D'Aoust, Jacksonville (5 gp, 6g, 6a 12 pts.) and Caleb Herbert, Utah (6 gp, 7g, 5a, 12 pts).


Also Nominated: Justin Hodgman (Fort Wayne), Steven McParland (Idaho), Josh Shalla (Indy), Hunter Fejes (Orlando), TJ Hensick (Toledo), Adam Pleskach (Tulsa), Dyson Stevenson (Wichita) and Josh Holmstrom (Worcester).