Matt Hendricks shootout move

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The book on Matt Hendricksparalyzing shootout move is out. He skates up to the crease with speed, fakes a shot, and then goes to his backhand to deposit the puck into the net. Sometimes he would do the same thing, but stay on his forehand and shoot. Both moves are highly effective. So now everyone knows them.

On Monday, the second day of Caps training camp, Hendricks debuted a new wrinkle. As the wagon commits to a backhand shot, which many goaltenders would expect, Hendy dekes back to his forehand while in the crease.

Michal Neuvirth, who was prepared for the move, couldn’t stop it. He was so faked out he knocked the net off its moorings.

Hendy’s move is at the 17-second mark.

Goaltenders for the other 29 teams: You might wanna study this. Hendy fans:  Maybe buy some more t-shirts now?

Thanks to Hockeyshopped, who posted first.

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  • duh

    why dont you send em all an email with clip…idiots

  • http://www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com/ Peter Hassett

    haha
    thanks for the comment sunshine

  • duh

    no problem, toots, hopefully its a fake clip…lol

  • duh

    just f’n with ya…love your site!!

  • Darla Doxstater

    Hendy got a shout-out yesterday at The Pond from Bouds, who was talking about his charity work.

  • Rhino40

    ‘The Evil Council has decreed that from now on you shall refer to me as….”Betty’ ”
    “Your shirt is red, now”