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Matt Hendricks
Matt Hendricks
Center
Number: 15
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 211
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 17, 1981  (Age 33)
Birthplace: Blaine, MN, United States
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Acquired: Acquired from Boston in exchange for Johnny Boychuk on June 24, 2008
Drafted: NSH / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (131st overall)

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:

-Played his first game as an Edmonton Oiler on January 16 @ MIN

- Played his 300th career game on Jan. 2 @ BOS, and tied his career high with five shots on goal.

- Posted the fourth multi-point game of his career, tying his career high, with a goal and an assist Dec. 10 @ NYR.

- Recorded his first goal of the season and first goal in a Preds sweater on Oct. 31 @ PHX. 

- His charity Hendy's Heroes benefits Defending the Blue Line, which is a non-profit organization that works to ensure that children of military members are afforded every opportunity to participate in the game of hockey by providing free equipment for military kids and financial assistance for registration fees, hockey camps, special events,  game tickets, and other costs associated with hockey.





THIS SEASON
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) for the second time this season on March 24.
- Racked up 11 minutes in penalties, including his first NHL fighting major, on March 25 vs. Anaheim.
- Was first recalled on March 9 and played two games for Colorado before being reassigned on March 13.
- Made his NHL debut on March 10 vs. Atlanta.
- Is Lake Erie's fourth-leading scorer with 25 points (13g/12a) despite playing only 38 games.
- Missed 12 weeks of action after suffering a broken foot while blocking a shot on Oct. 25 at Peoria.
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