Henkel has a six-week-old baby girl at home with wife, Fallon.
While it’s hard knowing his family is in Aberdeen without him, Henkel said the only benefit is that he’s the one who gets to sleep through the night.
And the hockey.
“Being with all the guys, it’s like a second family. Being around them makes it a lot easier,” he continued.
For a full feature on No. 11, pick up a copy of The Courier next week, April 3.
PHOTO: ICE, ICE BABY Jim Henkel now prepares for hockey games and fatherhood. (Melissa L. Gaffney)