Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Matt Hendricks
Matt Hendricks was born on June 17, 1981 in Blaine, Minnesota. Collegiately, he attended St. Cloud State of the WCHA, leading his team in goals as a junior.

Drafted by the Nashville Predators in 2000, Hendricks would make his pro debut in the AHL for the Milwaukee Admirals and begin a pro career that would see stops in Florida, Lowell, Rochester and Hershey, where he would help the Bears to the Calder Cup Final in 2007.

Hendricks signed with the Boston Bruins prior to the 2007-08 season and posted a career high 52 points for the Bruins' AHL affiliate in Providence. The following summer he was dealt to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Johnny Boychuk. He made his NHL debut on March 10, 2009 against the Atlanta Thrashers

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Blaine Bengals High-MN 22 23 34 57 42
1999-00 Blaine Bengals High-MN 21 23 30 53 28
2000-01 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 37 3 9 12 23
2001-02 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 42 19 20 39 74
2002-03 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 37 18 18 36 64
2003-04 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 37 14 11 25 32
2003-04 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 1 0 0 0 2 0
2004-05 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 15 1 2 3 10 -1
2004-05 Florida Everblades ECHL 54 24 26 50 94 +8 4 0 0 0 4
2005-06 Rochester Americans AHL 56 13 14 27 84 +6
2006-07 Hershey Bears AHL 65 18 26 44 105 +19 19 8 4 12 18
2007-08 Providence Bruins AHL 67 22 30 52 121 -4 10 0 3 3 6
2008-09 Colorado Avalanche NHL 4 0 0 0 13 +1
2008-09 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 43 14 15 29 71 +1
2009-10 Colorado Avalanche NHL 56 9 7 16 74 +1 6 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Washington Capitals NHL 77 9 16 25 110 -2 7 0 0 0 4
2011-12 Washington Capitals NHL 78 4 5 9 95 -6 14 1 1 2 6
2012-13 Washington Capitals NHL 48 5 3 8 73 -6 7 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 263 27 31 58 365 34 1 1 2 10


Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 9, 2007. Traded to Colorado by Boston for Johnny Boychuk, June 24, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2013.