MATT HENDRICKS NEWS

Matt Hendricks Still Loved in D.C.

Former Capitals forward and fan favorite Matt Hendricks was in D.C. again Tuesday to face his former team, this time in Edmonton's 4-3 shootout win.
Via Capitals Outsider
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wear and tear of long road trip catches up with Panthers in loss to Oilers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The doors to the Florida Panthers dressing room remained shut for an extended period of time after a disappointing 3-2 shootout loss to the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. The loss, which came just a week after Florida's decisive victory in Edmonton, pushed the Panthers' losing skid to three games -- their longest such streak since early November. "A game...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yakupov scores shotoout winner as Oilers get past Panthers

  Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season. The Oilers won...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yakupov's SO goal lifts Oilers over Panthers 3-2

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Nail Yakupov scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Edmonton Oilers over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Yakupov's shot got past Roberto Luongo in the first round, and Edmonton's Viktor Fasth was perfect in the shootout. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in regulation for Edmonton. Fasth made 35 saves for his third win this season...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings attempt to continue dominance over Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to find a quick solution to their recent struggles on the road, and their schedule is offering that opportunity. After losing the opener of this six-game trip, the Red Wings attempt to continue their dominance of the NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night (9 p.m. pregame, 9:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS). Detroit (20-10-9) has dropped...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings attempt to continue dominance over Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to find a quick solution to their recent struggles on the road, and their schedule is offering that opportunity. After losing the opener of this six-game trip, the Red Wings attempt to continue their dominance of the NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night (9 p.m. pregame, 9:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS). Detroit (20-10-9) has dropped...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Oilers Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to find a quick solution to their recent struggles on the road, and their schedule is offering that opportunity. After losing the opener of this six-game trip, the Red Wings attempt to continue their dominance of the NHL-worst Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Detroit (20-10-9) has dropped three of four games on the road, giving up the first goal...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers top Isles as Matt Hendricks scores pair of goals

  Matt Hendricks scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers topped the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy and Matt Fraser also scored for the Oilers, who won for just the third time in their last 25 games. Edmonton, however, improved to 2-0-2 in its last four games since interim head coach Todd Nelson took sole possession of the Oilers' bench, with...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendricks scores twice as Oilers top Islanders 5-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Matt Hendricks scored a pair of goals and the Edmonton Oilers topped the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday night. Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy and Matt Fraser also scored for the Oilers, who won for just the third time in their last 25 games. Edmonton, however, improved to 2-0-2 in its last four games since interim head coach Todd Nelson took sole possession of...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Flames Preview

Johnny Gaudreau's raw talents and Jiri Hudler's veteran savvy have meshed perfectly during the Calgary Flames' winning streak. The Edmonton Oilers are hoping a rare victory can provide a spark of their own. Calgary looks to extend its streak to four games and beat visiting Edmonton for the fifth straight time Wednesday night. The Flames (20-15-3) were mired in a seven-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Perron's shootout goal helps Oilers defeat Kings

David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers snap 9-game skid as Perron's shootout goal downs Kings

  David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Perron's shootout goal helps Oilers defeat Kings

David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It was also just the second...
Via Fox Sports West
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Perron's SO goal helps Oilers snap 9-game skid

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in regulation for the Oilers (8-22-7), who won for just the second time in 22 games and broke their second-longest skid of the season. It...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Pouliot, Hendricks, and Nikitin miss Sunday night's game

Edmonton Oilers left-winger Benoit Pouliot, center Matt Hendricks, and defenseman Nikita Nikitin missed Sunday night's game against the San Jose Sharks due to injuries. #459191714 / gettyimages.com Pouliot is out indefinitely with a broken foot, and injury he sustained during the November 21st game against the New Jersey Devils.Hendricks sustained a leg injury during a game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes ' gradual youth movement likely to continue

Coyotes (9-12-3) at Oilers (6-14-4) When: Monday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Rexall Place, Edmonton TV: FOX Sports Arizona Injuries: Arizona: F David Moss (upper body) and D Brandon Gormley (lower body) are day to day. Edmonton: F Benoit Pouliot (broken foot), F Matt Hendricks (undisclosed) Quick facts: The Oilers are reportedly shopping F David Perron with Columbus among the possible destinations...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers F Matt Hendricks injures leg vs Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks has injured his leg against the Nashville Predators. Facing his former team, Hendricks blocked Shea Weber's shot from just a few feet away in the right faceoff circle at 2:12 of the first period Thursday night. Hendricks hobbled back to the Edmonton bench and proceeded directly to the locker room. During the first intermission...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers-Predators Preview

The Nashville Predators are eager to return to Music City after an outstanding road trip put them atop the Central Division. The Edmonton Oilers are hoping to post a third straight victory and finally beat a Western Conference opponent. The Oilers were the last team to hold red-hot Predators winger Filip Forsberg without a point heading into this matchup Tuesday night. Nashville...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/3 – 11/9

We haven’t hyped up our first installments of Hockey Fights of the Week this year because the action within didn’t deserve an abundance of praise. We’ve seen some good fights, but it’s doubtful that any of the early scraps would be included in our recap of the year’s best. Thankfully, that all changes this week. This time it was difficult to select just five and we feel...
Via Bloguin Best
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 11/3 – 11/9

We haven’t hyped up our first installments of Hockey Fights of the Week this year because the action within didn’t deserve an abundance of praise. We’ve seen some good fights, but it’s doubtful that any of the early scraps would be included in our recap of the year’s best. Thankfully, that all changes this week. This time it was difficult to select just five and we feel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 1, Oilers 3

The New York Rangers dropped their second straight game to Sunday night to the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 3-1. For a box score, click here. Where do I even begin with this #$%*show? The turnovers? Lifeless play? Getting dominated by an inferior opponent? Yup, this one had it all. This was not the response you would expect to see after last night’s defeat in Toronto, which somehow...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks' Tom Sestito whiffs big time on body check (VIDEO)

Canucks forward Tom Sestito was making his season debut on Saturday night against the Edmonton Oilers and he was looking to make a big impact. Too bad only the boards felt it. Early in the first period he had his sights set on Matt Hendricks — who was handling the puck below the goal line. Sestito committed himself to the hit but all he got was air. Ouch!
Via The Other Paper
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes fall to Oilers, remain winless

EDMONTON, Alberta -- It was just last week that the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes were the two remaining teams without a win in the NHL. Things have picked up for one of those clubs. Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist and the Oilers won their third straight game, defeating the Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eberle powers Oilers past Hurricanes 6-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory. Jesse Joensuu, Leon Draisaitl, Matt Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who have rebounded from a difficult start to the season. Ben Scrivens finished with 30 saves. Riley Nash, Jeff...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nicklas Backstrom records his 500th point

After playing in his 500th game on Saturday night against the Florida Panthers, Nicklas Backstrom has now recorded his 500th career point in the NHL. In his NHL career, Backstrom has registered 128 goals, 372 assists, and 500 points in 501 games. It all started with former Capital, Matt Hendricks, tripping Alex Ovechkin to give the Caps a power play. The Caps’ power play unit was...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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