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Matt Hendricks | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/17/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 211
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Matt Hendricks had an assist in a 7-4 loss against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Hendricks ended a seven-game point drought. With seven goals and 14 points in 59 contests, Hendricks doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues. Mar 9 - 9:37 AM

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Matt Hendricks (ankle) will suit up for the Oilers on Wednesday.

He took a shot off his ankle against Montreal on Thursday, which kept him on the shelf for Saturday's match against Ottawa and Monday's game versus Winnipeg.
Feb 18 - 5:56 PM

Matt Hendricks (foot) is questionable for Monday's game against Winnipeg.

Hendricks missed Saturday's contest due to the ailment. He has seven goals and 13 points in 51 games this season.
Feb 16 - 10:35 AM

Matt Hendricks will be scratched against Montreal on Saturday afternoon.

Still recovering from an ankle injury, Hendricks managed to take the warm-up skate but will not be reinserted to the line up. He has 150 hits and 60 PIMs to go along with 13 points in 51 games this season.
Feb 14 - 2:08 PM

It looks like Matt Hendricks might have sustained a foot or ankle injury during Thursday's game.

Hendricks was seen using a walking boot on Friday after blocking a shot from Sergei Gonchar. Hendricks has 13 points and 60 penalty minutes in 51 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 13 - 1:58 PM

Matt Hendricks scored a goal in a 3-2 shootout win over Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Hendricks has three goals and eight points in 32 games this season. He's a decent source of hits with 89 so far in 2014-15, but he's not going to get any better offensively.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:55:00 AM

Matt Hendricks (illness) returned to action on Saturday.

Hendricks missed the final game before the Christmas break as he was under the weather. Hendricks was second on the Oilers Saturday with three shots on net. He has value in the hits category as he leads the Oilers with 85.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 01:44:00 AM

Matt Hendricks (illness) could return to the Oilers lineup on Saturday.

Hendricks leads the Oilers in hits with 85. If you need him for anything else, don't put him in your lineup.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 08:07:00 AM

Matt Hendricks is feeling under the weather, so he won't play Tuesday.

Luke Gazdic will suit up for the Oilers in Hendricks' place.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Matt Hendricks will play in front of the net on one power play Sunday.

We are not sure if it will be the first or second unit as Tyler Pitlick will fill the same role on the other pp, but Hendricks could see an occasional goal on a rebound or if the puck hits him on the way in. Either way, he could have a bit of fantasy value besides his penalty minute numbers if the Oilers start to score on the power play.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 07:09:00 AM

Matt Hendricks (leg) is ready to rejoin the Oilers.

Boyd Gordon is out with a back injury, so that's who will be pulled out of the lineup to make room. Hendricks has five points and 30 penalty minutes in 23 contests this season.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 04:18:00 PM

Matt Hendricks will continue to be sidelined Monday night when the Oilers host the Coyotes.

Hendricks missed his first game of the year Friday, November 28th, and will be held out once again Monday. Hendricks has just five points in 23 games played but adds a lot of depth and toughness to a fragile Edmonton squad. Luke Gazdic will take his spot on the left wing of the fourth line.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 09:05:00 PM

Matt Hendricks was forced to miss Friday's game with a leg injury.

Hendricks blocked a Shea Weber shot on Thursday and did not return to the game. He was still unable to put much pressure on his leg Friday so he was scratched from action. Hendricks has two goals and five points in 23 games with 30 penalty minutes so you can see where his fantasy value lies.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 07:32:00 AM

Matt Hendricks left Thursday's game against Nashville with a leg injury.

Hendricks blocked a Shea Weber shot in the first period and was forced to leave the game. The Oilers have already announced that he will not return to action tonight.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 08:52:00 PM

Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) was able to play on Wednesday.

Hendricks' availability was in question after he missed Tuesday's practice and part of Monday's contest. He had a minus-one rating in 11:22 minutes of ice time on Wednesday.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 01:37:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Derek Roy
3Anton Lander
4Leon Draisaitl
5Boyd Gordon
6Andrew Miller
LW1Taylor Hall
2Benoit Pouliot
3Luke Gazdic
4Rob Klinkhammer
5Ryan Hamilton
6Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Matt Fraser
5Tyler Pitlick
6Iiro Pakarinen
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Nikita Nikitin
4Mark Fayne
5Keith Aulie
6Oscar Klefbom
7Brandon Davidson
8Martin Marincin
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth
3Richard Bachman