Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken (NHL), announced today that Seattle has assigned forward Luke Henman to Allen from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

Luke Henman is a 6-foot-1 and 178-pound Center from Halifax, NS. He played in 10 games with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) this season and had one point (1 goal and 0 assists).

The former Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick played four full seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. He led the team in scoring last season with 43 points in 32 games (16 goals and 27 assists).

Henman will join his team in Wichita in time for tomorrow night’s game against the Thunder. The Americans return home on Sunday afternoon at 4:05 pm. TICKETS.

About the Allen AMERICANS

The Allen AMERICANS PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY CLUB is a member of the ECHL, the world’s top Double-A hockey league, and is the affiliate of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Seattle Kraken.

The AMERICANS are a year-round interactive lifestyle brand, dedicated to our fans, partners, and the North Texas community. Beyond the sport, ice hockey connects people and improves the quality of life for all who play and watch.

Founded in 2009, the club is owned by Jack D. Gulati, known internationally as the “Serial Entrepreneur.” Championship Hockey is the backbone of the franchise, with the Red having captured back-to-back ECHL Kelly Cup Championships in 2014-15 & 2015-16 and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups in 2012-13 & 2013-14. Over the years, more than 323 players have worn the Red Sweater, with 3 AMERICANS having moved up to play in the NHL.