SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has signed unrestricted free agent forward Kevin Henderson to an entry-level contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Henderson spent the last two seasons with the University of New Brunswick and in 2008-09, finished T-5th in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) in scoring with 50 points (19 goals, 31 assists) in 28 games, tops on the team. He also added 28 penalty minutes and finished as a plus-31.
The six-foot-three, 208-pound native of Toronto, Ontario also spent two seasons with the Kitchener Rangers (2005-2007) prior to attending New Brunswick, including posting 48 points (33 goals, 15 assists) in 56 games in 2006-07.
“Kevin will be a great addition to our organization and we are looking forward to continuing his development as a professional hockey player,” said Wilson. “He’s someone who can play in all situations and we commend the job that UNB Head Coach Gardiner MacDougall and his staff have done.”