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Check Out The Aftermath of Matt Hendricks' Heroic Sacrifice of Taking the Puck in the Worst Place Possible

Edmonton Oilers wing Matt Hendricks has been in the NHL for 10 years. And throughout those years, he has experienced many memorable moments. But what he did Thursday night against the Dallas Stars has to be one of the scariest moment in his career. RELATED: Terrell Owens Weighs in on Cam Newton's Celebration Dances In the second period of the game, a Stars defenseman hit a...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers' Matt Hendricks blocks hockey puck with groin, shows off shattered cup (VIDEO)

You can say Matt Hendricks took two for the team Thursday night in Dallas, after blocking a a hockey puck with his crotch. Men. Get ready to cringe. The Oilers' forward reportedly collapsed in the tunnel on his way to the locker room for medical attention, but returned to the ice after missing a few shifts.And if you don't think it was a solid hit, Hendricks later tweeted...
Via The Other Paper
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Edmonton’s Matt Hendricks’ athletic cup broken with blocked shot

Matt Hendricks of the Edmonton Oilers is definitely not afraid to take one for the team. In Thursday’s loss against the Dallas Stars, the Edmonton center successfully blocked a slap shot, with his groin. The impact of the shot was so severe that Hendricks’ athletic cup was broken. Hendricks himself provided visual proof. Id like to thank Bike & @RussellAthletic for saving...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hendricks’ athletic cup destroyed by slap shot (pic/vid)

Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks experienced quite the scare — to put it mildly — during Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars when he was drilled right in the crotch with a puck courtesy of a cannon of a slap shot off the stick of Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski. Hendricks immediately crumbled to the ice after blocking the shot, inadvertently no less. But perhaps...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Matt Hendricks blocks a shot in a sensitive area

A lot is made of hockey players and their toughness. It becomes a macho battle between males and the same basic thing is said each time a hockey player comes back from injury quicker than expected. “No one is tough like a hockey player.” The refrain can be boring and tiresome as some players are really risking life and limb but for what? A silly little game? The Comeback set...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hendricks Broke Cup Blocking Powerful Slap Shot With Crotch (Video)

Matt Hendricks is beloved by Edmonton Oilers fans and media by displaying the grit, toughness and leadership teams covet. All the common buzzwords associated with bottom-six forwards. Hendricks certainly displayed some fortitude during Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Stars when he blocked a slapshot in the groin area and immediately fell to the ice in extreme discomfort...
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Matt Hendricks tweets picture of his cup after taking slap shot to the nuts

Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks had a moment on Thursday night against the Dallas Stars that will make any man cringe. In the second period, Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski crushed a slap shot, and as the Oilers’ color commentator put it, Hendricks got hit “where you never want to get hit”: OUCH. Thankfully for Hendricks, he wore a cup, and tweeted out a picture of...
Via The Comeback
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Oilers center Matt Hendricks blocks shot with his groin (Video)

Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks suffered some serious pain after blocking a shot with his groin during the second period of Thursday night's game in Dallas. Hendricks took a slap shot in his sensitive area from Stars defenseman Alex Goligosky at close range and went down immediately. Hendricks was helped off the ice and into the tunnel where he collapsed. It's painful just...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers F Matt Hendricks suspended 3 games for boarding

NEW YORK (AP) Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks was suspended three games without pay by the NHL on Monday night. Hendricks was punished for boarding against Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad early in the third period of the Oilers' 2-1 loss to the Panthers on Sunday night. Hendricks was not whistled for a penalty on the play. He will miss Edmonton's games at Arizona on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Rinaldo, Matt Hendricks Drop Gloves During Bruins-Oilers Game (Video)

BOSTON — Zac Rinaldo’s second fight in a Bruins uniform was a decidedly brief one. During the first period of Monday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, Rinaldo and Oilers forward Matt Hendricks dropped the gloves for a bout that could be fully captured in one six-second Vine. Zac Rinaldo vs Matt Hendricks — Weekend at Bergy's (@weekendatbergys...
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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