Matt Hendricks RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Hendricks joins Nail Yakupov in Oilers medical room

    Edmonton Journal "The Oilers could very well end up reeling up two forwards from the Oklahoma City Barons with both Nail Yakupov and Matt Hendricks now on the limp. Hendricks was hurt blocking a Shea Weber shot while Yakupov didn’t make it out after the pre-game warm-up because of an ankle that’s been bothering..." March 19

  • Newcomer Matt Hendricks encouraged to bring his voice to the Oilers

    Edmonton Sun "It wasn’t just Matt Hendricks’ grit that appealed to the Edmonton Oilers, but his leadership abilities as well. Yet, even leaders sometimes need adjustment periods. Just over two weeks into his tenure with the Oilers, Hendricks is beginning to feel more himself, comfortable with expressing..." February 05

  • Hendricks gives new voice to ailing Oilers

    Edmonton Journal "His is a game of persistence, which is certainly something the Edmonton Oilers can use. But Matt Hendricks has also brought a new voice to the room, something else that the team can, and has, put to use. “He’s not a guy who just talks the talk,” said Taylor Hall. “He’s going to do what he..." January 29

  • Hendricks has 'emotional' return to D.C.

    CSN Washington "How much of an impression did Matt Hendricks leave on the Capitals in the three years he played here? Enough to spend an entire night fist-pumping wise-cracking hand shaking and body slamming his former teammates. After playing his first game against the Caps since signing with the Predators..." September 26

  • Ribeiro, Hendricks bid adieu to Capitals

    Washington Post "The first day of NHL free agency came and went Friday without so much as a depth signing by the Washington Capitals, who continue to have a quiet offseason after failing to advance past the second round of the playoffs for a sixth straight season. General Manager George McPhee makes his dislike..." July 06

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    Katie Carrera @kcarrera

    Tom Wilson will play on the fourth line with Matt Hendricks and Jay Beagle. Oates says he’s looking for a “spark”. #Caps #NYR

  • Capitals’ ‘Wagons’ prove instrumental as team clinches Southeast

    Washington Post "With his full gear still on and hair dripping with sweat following a jubilant postgame television interview Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks decided a shout-out to “the Wagons” was necessary. It’s the name that has been bestowed on Washington’s depth players in recent years,..." April 25

  • Matt Hendricks played through scratched cornea

    Washington Times "That Matt Hendricks is a tough hockey player was never in question. The Washington Capitals forward Tuesday simply added another chapter to his tale of playing through injuries. Hendricks suffered a scratched cornea in his left eye against the Carolina Hurricanes and lost his vision at first,..." April 04