In his third year as a Wolverine, T.J. Hensick has emerged as the Wolverines leader on the offensive end of the ice. With a team high 13 points through seven games, T.J. has helped guide the No. 3-ranked Michigan hockey team to a record of 5-1-1 on the young season. GoBlueWolverine Magazine recently sat down with the talented center for a quick round of 20 questions.
GBW: What is your full name?
T.J.: Timothy James Hensick
GBW: Do you have any siblings?
T.J.: Nicole (22 – Oakland Community College) and Lauren (11)
GBW: What is your Major?
GBW: What has been your favorite Class at Michigan?
T.J.: Psych 270
GBW: Do you have any roommates?
T.J.: Matt Hunwick and Jason Coben (Former U-M Diver)
GBW: Who is your favorite professional player?
T.J.: Steve Yzerman
GBW: What is your favorite NHL team?
T.J.: Detroit Red Wings
GBW: What is your first Michigan memory?
T.J.: Scoring my first goal versus Quinnipiac.
GBW: Do you have any pre-game Superstitions?
T.J.: Taping my stick in row 7, seat 7 of the section behind the Michigan goal and showering before every game.
GBW: What is your favorite Michigan memory as a player?
T.J.: Winning the CCHA playoff championship in 2004-5.
GBW: What is your favorite arena to play in other Than Yost?
T.J.: Lawson Ice Arena (Western Michigan)
GBW: What is your favorite food?
GBW: What is your favorite movie?
GBW: What is your Favorite band?
T.J.: Rascal Flatts
GBW: What is your favorite holiday?
GBW: What is your most embarrassing moment on and off the ice?
T.J.: On the ice, I came out onto the ice for warm-ups and forgot to take off my skate guards. I fell instantly. Off the ice I had to tell a joke in front of my teammates and coaches when I was younger and because I am very serious I had no joke and was pretty silent.
GBW: What is your favorite video game?
T.J.: Tiger Woods for Playstation 2 with Madden a close second.
GBW: What is your biggest fear?
T.J.: Not living up to the expectations I have given myself and someday having my dream of playing in the NHL to come to a halt.
GBW: What kind of car do you drive?
T.J.: 2005 Dodge Stratus
GBW: Maize or Blue?
GoBlueWolverine Magazine would like to thank T.J. Hensick for taking the time to sit down with us. Stay tuned in the upcoming weeks for the remainder of GBW's Q&A sessions.