Glens Falls, N.Y. – The Adirondack Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils, announced that the team has signed forward James Henry to a contract for the 2018-19 season.
Henry, 27, returns to the Thunder after posting a career year last season, tying a career-high with 54 points (19g-35a) in the regular season, good for second most on the team, while adding an additional 15 points (2g-13a) in 17 postseason contests. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native has recorded 148 points (49g-99a) in his Adirondack career to make him the organization’s all-time leading scorer. Henry has also skated in 216 ECHL games in an Adirondack uniform, putting him atop the club’s all-time games played list.
Henry has spent the entirety of his five-year professional career in the ECHL with theThunder organization. His first two seasons came when the team was located in Stockton while he has skated in Glens Falls for the previous three campaigns. Henry recorded 82 points (26g-56a) during his first two pro seasons with the Stockton Thunder.
Prior to beginning his professional career, Henry skated in parts of six seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Vancouver Giants and Moose Jaw Warriors. Henry ranks fourth all time with 281 games played with Vancouver, while he places ninth with 184 career points (62g-122a).