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ISLANDERS INK ROB HENNIGAR

2007-08 Canadian College Hockey Player of the Year agrees to terms with the Islanders on 2-year deal

Wednesday, 04.09.2008 / 1:44 PM / News
By Adam Baruch  - Media Relations Assistant
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ISLANDERS INK ROB HENNIGAR

Rob Hennigar
The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with center Rob Hennigar, the all-time points leader at the University of New Brunswick and the 2007-08 Canadian College Hockey Player of the Year.

A 25-year old native of Ontario, Hennigar just completed his fourth year at UNB. In 2007-08, Hennigar led the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) – Canada’s equivalent of the NCAA – in scoring, tallying 15 goals and 43 assists for 58 points. His 43 assists broke the school record for most in a single season and helped lead the Varsity Reds to a 26-2-0 record.
 
Hennigar helped lead UNB to the 2006-07 University Cup title and claim the Silver Medal at the 2007-08 CIS championship. His outstanding play earned him First Team honors on the 2007-08 CIS All-Canadian squad as well as the University Cup All-Tournament team. Over his career he tallied 37 goals and 122 assists for 159 points in 100 games.
 
Hennigar led Canada to the Gold Medal at the 2007 Winter Universiade in Italy, where he tied for the team lead with nine points in six outings.
 
Prior to joining the UNB Varsity Reds, Hennigar played four years with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League where he compiled 82 goals and 138 assists in 246 games.


Rob Hennigar
ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS
  • 2007-08 CIS Sport Men’s Hockey Player of the Year
  • 2007-08 CIS All-Canadian First  Team
  • 2007-08 University Cup All-Tournament Team
  • 2007-08 University Cup Silver Medal winner
  • 2006-07 University Cup champion
  • 2007 Winter Universiade Gold Medal winner with Team Canada.
  • All-time points leader at University of New Brunswick with 159 points.



ROB HENNIGAR STAT BOX


Position: Center
Born: April 4, 1983 in Jordan, ON (Age 25)
Height: 5-11
Weight:
174
Shoots: Left

 

Season

    Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2000-01

    Windsor Spitfires

OHL

43

7

13

20

27

2001-02

    Windsor Spitfires

OHL

67

15

32

47

51

2002-03

    Windsor Spitfires

OHL

68

29

46

75        

56

2003-04

    Windsor Spitfires

OHL

68

32

47

79

64      

2004-05

    U. of New Brunswick

CIS

28

9

26

35

26

2005-06

    U. of New Brunswick

CIS

28

9

33

42

32

2006-07

    U. of New Brunswick

CIS

25

13

29

42

14

2007-08     U. of New Brunswick CIS 27 15
43 58
12


HENNIGAR LINKS

UNB Varsity Reds homepage

CIS league leading statistics

Rob Hennigar named CIS Hockey Player of the Year





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STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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