Nashville, Tenn. - Nashville Predators
President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed free agent forward Kevin Henderson
to a one-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $50,000 at the AHL level.
Henderson, 25 (12/3/86), signed with the Predators’ ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones
, on Feb. 1, 2012, but played just two games with the Cyclones before being loaned to Milwaukee (AHL) for the remainder of the 2011-12 season where he posted 11 points (4g-7a) in 30 regular-season games and dressed for all three of the Admirals 2012 Calder Cup Playoff contests. The 6-3, 210-pound left wing began his professional career – and played the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons – in the San Jose Sharks
A native of Toronto, Henderson helped the University of New Brunswick win the 2009 CIS National Championship and received 2008-09 CIS All-Canadian Honorable Mention after tying for fifth in the nation in points (19g-31a-50pts) and goals, and ranked fourth in assists and plus/minus (+31). He was teammates with current Predators Nick Spaling
(2005-07) and Matt Halischuk
(2006-07) with the Kitchener Rangers
, tying Halischuk for the Rangers goal lead in 2006-07 (33).