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Matt Hendricks gives his thoughts after a 5-2 win over Arizona.
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How the NHL hands down suspensions to curb dirty hits

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety made a decision on Wednesday to hand St. Louis Blues winger Ryan Reaves a three-game suspension for boarding Matt Tennyson of the San Jose Sharks.The hit was one of the scariest  of the season. Reaves checked Tennyson from behind hard into the boards, sending the San Jose defenseman falling straight backward in a knocked-out heap. \ After...
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February 24, 2016  |  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...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
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January 22, 2016  |  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...
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January 22, 2016  |  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...
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January 22, 2016  |  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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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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