The Bakersfield Condors have announced that they have claimed Trevor Hendrikx off waivers from the San Francisco Bulls.
Hendrikx started his hockey career as a member of the Gloucester Rangers of the Central Tier 1 Junior A Hockey League. He would later move up to the Ontario Hockey League as a member of the Peterborough Petes in 2001. As a member of the Petes, Hendrikx would be drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets twice. He was taken in the 9th round (283rd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He would have a rare distinction to his name, re-entering the NHL draft with the Blue Jackets re-drafting him; this time in the 7th round (201st overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Hendrikx would put up a career-high 56 points during his final junior season.
Hendrikx becomes the veteran on the Condors having played 278 games over the past six plus seasons. The 6’2″, 220 lbs physical defenseman has amassed 739 penalty minutes over his professional career to go along with 110 points (35g-75a). Hendrikx started off his ECHL career with stops in Dayton, Elmira, and Johnstown. Along with his ECHL experience, Hendrikx played two games with the Hamilton Bulldogs and two more with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.
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