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Matt Hendricks | Center | #15

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/17/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 5 (131) / NAS
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Matt Hendricks will play in Game 5 against the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
The 36-year-old had been on the sidelines because of a lower-body injury since Mar. 12. He'll take Nikolaj Ehlers' spot in the lineup. Ehlers is dealing with an undisclosed injury. Apr 20 - 7:15 PM

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Matt Hendricks (lower body) skated Friday morning in a regular practice jersey.

Getting back into contact drills is a big step for Hendricks, but coach Paul Maurice said Thursday that the Jets forward would not play in Game 2 against Minnesota.
Apr 13 - 11:09 AM

Matt Hendricks (lower body) is a possibility to play later in Winnipeg's first-round series versus Minnesota.

Hendricks has been sidelined since Mar. 12 due to a lower-body ailment.
Apr 9 - 1:44 PM

Matt Hendricks (lower body) will be out of action for six-to-eight weeks.

Hendricks didn't play Tuesday night against Nashville after he logged 6:11 of ice time versus Washington on Monday. He has 13 points and 39 penalty minutes in 60 games with the Jets this year.
Mar 15 - 12:55 PM

Matt Hendricks was able to play on Friday against Colorado.

It was believed he would be OK to dress after he practiced Thursday. Hendricks had to leave Tuesday's contest early following a hit from Washington's Madison Bowey. He logged just under 15 minutes of action versus the Avalanche.
Feb 17 - 2:50 AM

Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) took part in Thursday's practice.

Hendricks wasn't able to complete Tuesday's game after absorbing a hit by Washington's Madison Bowey. It's not confirmed, but it wouldn't be surprising if Hendricks ended up playing on Friday.
Feb 15 - 1:37 PM

Matt Hendricks was hurt in Tuesday's game against Washington.

Hendricks left the game after he was hit by Capitals defender Madison Bowey, who was fined Wednesday for interference. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 15 - 11:50 AM

Matt Hendricks (upper body) has been activated from injured reserve.

Hendricks is expected to be back in the lineup on Sunday afternoon. He skated between Nic Petan and Jack Roslovic during the pregame warmups.
Feb 11 - 2:50 PM

Matt Hendricks was spotted at practice this morning but was wearing a non-contact jersey as he continues to recover from his upper-body injury.

Hendricks was placed on injured reserve on Thursday retroactive to Feb. 3. He's a bottom six forward with no fantasy upside. Consider his status day-to-day for now.
Feb 10 - 1:19 PM

Matt Hendricks (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive to Feb. 3. In other words, Hendricks isn't eligible to play on Friday, but he could be activated after that if he's healthy.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 8 - 4:34 PM

Matt Hendricks suffered an upper-body injury in Saturday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Hendricks played just 1:31 before exiting with the injury. Jets head coach Paul Maurice said he's hoping the veteran will be available for Tuesday's contest. He's considered day-to-day for now.
Feb 4 - 12:03 AM

Matt Hendricks scored a goal and recorded an assist in Winnipeg's 5-2 victory over New Jersey Saturday afternoon.

Kyle Connor and Mathieu Perreault also had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg. Jacob Trouba and Patrik Laine accounted for the Jets' other two goals. Joel Armia and Mark Scheifele each assisted on two of Winnipeg's five markers.
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 05:49:00 PM

Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) has been activated off the injured reserve list.

Hendricks hasn't been able to play in 2017-18 due to the injury, but he should make his season debut on Thursday. Look for him to play on a line with Brendan Lemieux and Joel Armia.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 12:35:00 PM

Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) was on the ice for Thursday's practice.

Hendricks isn't taking contact yet though. He's missed Winnipeg's first six games of the 2017-18 campaign.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 12:08:00 PM

Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) has been put on injured reserve.

He was hurt during the preseason and won't be ready to play in Wednesday's opener against Toronto.
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 03:56:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Paul Stastny
3Bryan Little
4Adam Lowry
5Jack Roslovic
6Matt Hendricks
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Kyle Connor
3Mathieu Perreault
4Andrew Copp
5Shawn Matthias
6Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Josh Morrissey
5Ben Chiarot
6Joe Morrow
7Dmitry Kulikov
8Toby Enstrom
9Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason
3Michael Hutchinson