NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Admirals have loaned forward Brent Henley to their ECHL affiliate, the Augusta Lynx, Admirals General Manager Mike Butters announced today.
Henley, 28, is a 6-foot-6, 258-pound defenseman-turned-forward from Coquitlam, British Columbia. In four games with the Admirals, Henley was scoreless with 51 penalty minutes. Henley has appeared in 50 career AHL contests between the Admirals, Lowell Lock Monsters, Rochester Americans, Toronto Marlies, Edmonton RoadRunners, and Springfield Falcons. He has scored one goal and added four assists with 196 penalty minutes in those contests.
Last season, Henley played with the Fort Wayne Komets of the IHL and Springfield Falcons of the AHL. With the Komets, Henley posted four assists and 108 penalty minutes in 26 regular season games. He signed an AHL professional tryout contract with the Falcons at the end of the season and appeared in Springfield’s final three games. He then returned to the Komets for the playoffs, notching two assists and 23 penalty minutes in 13 games as Fort Wayne captured the 2008 Turner Cup Championship.
In his eight-year professional career spanning 336 games between the AHL, ECHL, WCHL, UHL and IHL, Henley has scored ten goals and added 39 assists with 1,630 penalty minutes.
The Admirals’ seven-game road trip will continue on Friday and Saturday nights against the Manchester Monarchs, AHL affiliates of the Los Angeles Kings. Opening faceoff on Friday is at 7:30 p.m. while the puck drops on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
You may listen to all Admirals games live on ESPN Radio 1310 and sportsjuice.com. You may also view the contests online on a pay-per-view basis through AHL Live. For more information, please visit norfolkadmirals.com.
The Admirals will return to Scope with three games during the week of Thanksgiving: November 26 versus the Springfield Falcons, and November 28 and 29 versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
To purchase tickets to any Admirals game, you may visit the Scope Box Office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., visit any Ticketmaster outlet, call Ticketmaster at (757) 671-8100 or visit Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com. Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2008-09 season tickets today. Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!