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Friday, July 8, 2011
Jordan Hendry might play in Europe

By Jesse Rogers
ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Yet another member of the Chicago Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup winning team is apparently moving on, according to his agent Jeff Helperl.

Defenseman Jordan Hendry, whose 2010-11 season ended with a knee injury in February, is looking into playing in Europe or possibly the KHL. Hendry played in 37 games last season before tearing the ACL in his left knee during a check into the boards by the Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan.

Hendry is an unrestricted free agent and with recent additions Sean O'Donnell and Steve Montador along the blue line, the Hawks have very little room for another defenseman.

Hendry signed a one-year contract last summer after helping the Hawks to the NHL title the year before, the team's first in 49 years. He played in 43 regular season games and 15 playoff games that season.

Hendry has been in the Hawks organization since 2005-06 after going undrafted after a collegiate career at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

The Blackhawks shed more members of their Cup-winning team last month when they traded Troy Brouwer to the Washington Capitals and dealt Brian Campbell to the Florida Panthers.

Jesse Rogers covers the Blackhawks for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN 1000.