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Capitals sign Hendricks to one-year deal

Monday, 09.27.2010 / 2:41 PM / NHL Free Agency 2010

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Capitals sign Hendricks to one-year deal
Forward Matt Hendricks, who had been invited to training camp with the Capitals on a tryout basis, signed a one-year contract with the team.
Forward Matt Hendricks, who had been invited to training camp with the Washington Capitals on a tryout basis, signed a one-year contract with the team Monday, the terms of which were not disclosed.

Hendricks, who totaled 9 goals, 16 points and 74 penalty minutes in 56 games for Colorado last season, recorded a hat trick in Washington's 6-2 preseason win over Columbus.

Hendricks played for Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau in the AHL as a member of the Hershey Bears in 2006-07. He recorded 18 goals and 44 points in 65 games. Hendricks also appeared in 19 AHL playoff games that season, finishing with 8 goals and 12 points.

Hendricks was originally drafted by Nashville in the fifth round of the 2000 Entry Draft.
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