Matt Hendricks' short-handed goal 57 seconds into the third period lifted the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres in a matchup of the NHL's two worst teams Monday night. Justin Schultz and Jeff Petry also scored for Edmonton, and David Perron had two assists. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 42 shots in helping Edmonton snap an 0-5-1 skid against the Sabres dating to a 4...
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February 03, 2014 | Discuss
Way too many hockey fights are nothing but some dancing and hugging with a stray punch. That was not the case when Mike…
The Nashville Predators have traded forward Matt Hendricks to Edmonton for Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk. Each team announced the trade Wednesday on Twitter. With the move, the Predators get rid of the four-year contract they signed Hendricks to last July for $7.4 million. Hendricks, 32, played in 44 games for Nashville this season but had only four points. They also pick up an...
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January 15, 2014 | Discuss
The Nashville Predators have made a trade in an effort to upgrade their situation in goal. With Pekka Rinne‘s return date uncertain, General Manager David Poile has acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for fourth line forward Matt Hendricks. Dubnyk was drafted in the first round (14th overall) by the Oilers in 2004 and could become Nashville’s...
Despite assertions to the contrary, the three-goal lead is one of the safest in hockey. On Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena, the Montreal Canadiens ran out to a 3-0 lead in the first period on the Nashville Predators, chasing Predators netminder Marek Mazanec from the net after he faced merely five Montreal shots. A little over a minute after Tomas Plekanec scored Montreal’s...
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