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Josh Hennessy

Josh Hennessy  #62

Center
NUMBER: 62 BIRTHDATE: February 7, 1985
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Brockton, MA, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: SJS / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (43rd overall)

- Has played the last two games, including his first as a Bruin on Feb. 17 in Winnipeg ... That was his first NHL game played since Dec. 21, 2009 vs. Boston while with Ottawa.

- Was recalled from Providence (AHL) on Feb. 13 for his first NHL stint of the season ... Was second in the AHL Bruins' scoring race with 15-15=30 totals in 49 Providence games.

- His lone NHL point to date was a goal vs. Philadelphia on Jan. 7, 2007 while with the Senators.

- Did not dress for two games (coach's decision).

- Fun Facts:  The native of Rockland, Massachusetts played high school hockey at Milton Academy before moving onto the QMJHL ... Played last season in Lugano, Switzerland where his teammates included Christopher Bourque, son of Bruins legend Ray.

Traded to Chicago by San Jose with Tom Preissing for Mark Bell, July 9, 2006. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago with Tom Preissing, Michal Barinka and Chicago's 2nd round choice (Patrick Wiercioch) in 2008 Entry Draft for Martin Havlat and Bryan Smolinski, July 10, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), May 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Chekhov (KHL), August 3, 2012.
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Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.

— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals