He was recently signed from Kalamazoo of the East Coast Hockey League. He's palyed in the AHL before with Binghamton and Bridgeport.
This past Monday Svendsen scored his first goal as an IceHogs in the boys' win over Texas.
"I've been getting a great opportunity here," said Svendsen to WTVO. "It's a great organization with great guys. They've really helped me out and great communciation has allowed me to play pretty well. I'm starting to play confident."
Svendsen and the IceHogs will next be in action on Friday when they host the Chicago Wovles.