20 Questions With T.J. Hensick

With hockey season now in full swing, GoBlueWolverine Magazine begins its Q&A sessions with the members of the 2005-6 Michigan hockey team. As the Wolverines leader on the offensive end of the ice for the past three seasons, GBW has selected junior alternate captain T.J. Hensick to kick things off.

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?
T.J.: Psychology

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?
T.J.: Steak/Pizza

GBW: What is your favorite movie?
T.J.: Braveheart

GBW: What is your Favorite band?
T.J.: Rascal Flatts

GBW: What is your favorite holiday?
T.J.: Christmas

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?
T.J.: Maize

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.

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