Matt Hendricks C EDM 14 Days

Hendricks (ankle) will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Bruins, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.After missing the previous two games with the ankle injury, Hendricks will swap back into the lineup as a member of the Oilers' fourth line. Aside from racking up hits (150) and PIM (60) over his previous 51 games this season, Hendricks has been a non-entity in the fantasy realm due to the lack of offense he provides.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 16 Days

Hendricks (ankle) won't return to the lineup Monday against the Jets, play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports.Hendricks missed Saturday's game because of the ankle issue, and it will prevent him from suiting up Tuesday as well. His absence likely won't have a huge impact in most leagues, as he has just 13 points in 51 games this season. His next chance to return will come Wednesday against the Bruins.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 18 Days

Hendricks (undisclosed) looks to be in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Senators, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.Hendricks was on the ice for pregame warmups, but his absence from a regular line indicates he'll head to the press box Saturday. His next opportunity to return to action will come Monday in Winnipeg.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 19 Days

Hendricks will be a game-time decision for Saturday's game, play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports.Hendricks' exact ailment is a bit unclear at this point, but it could cost him Saturday's contest as a result. His status for Saturday isn't confirmed one way or another yet, but the team should provide an update at some point Saturday. If he's unable to go, Matt Fraser would likely draw into the lineup in his place.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 19 Days

Hendricks tipped in a goal during Thursday's eventual 4-3 overtime win over the Canadiens.Hendricks opened up the scoring for the Oilers and saw his team rally for the win. The American skater has six years of experience but no season with more than 25 points. He's best viewed as a depth player for the Oilers.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 2 Months

Hendricks notched a pair of goals and had four shots on goal in Sunday's win over the Islanders.

Hendricks now has three goals in his last four games, giving him five goals and 10 points in 35 games on the season. With 57 PIM and the likelihood of a 10-goal, 20-point season, Hendricks can be of value in some very deep leagues.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 2 Months

Hendricks (illness) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Flames, Bob Stauffer of 630 CHED reports.

Hendricks missed the Oilers' final game before the Christmas break with an illness, but having off the last three days provided him enough time to get back to full health. He's slated to occupy his usual role on the fourth line.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 2 Months

Hendricks will miss Tuesday's game against the Coyotes, due to an illness.

Hendricks' exact illness is unknown at this time, but it will cause him to miss at least Tuesday's contest against the Coyotes. However, the team has a three-day layoff before their next game Saturday against the Flames, so he could return then. Luke Gazdic will draw into the lineup Tuesday in his place.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 3 Months

Hendricks (leg) will reenter the lineup Tuesday versus the Sharks.

Hendricks missed the previous four games with the injury. He'll return as the center of the Oilers' fourth line, with Boyd Gordon (back) heading to the press box to make room for him in the lineup.

Matt Hendricks C EDM 3 Months

Hendricks (leg) will not take the ice against the Sharks on Sunday, play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports.

This will be the fourth-straight game that Hendricks will stay off the ice. His next opportunity to play will come Tuesday when the Sharks and Oilers complete the second game of their home-and-home series in San Jose.