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Matt Hendricks no-look backhand goal (Video)

Posted on: January 31, 2012 8:34 pm
Edited on: January 31, 2012 8:56 pm
By: Adam Gretz

Of all the players on the Washington Capitals roster, Matt Hendricks probably isn't the one you would expect to score a highlight reel goal.

But in the first period Tuesday's game in Tampa Bay, after he fanned on his initial shot attempt on a 2-on-1 rush and nearly lost possesion of the puck, he ended up scoring one of the prettiest goals of the season to this point, spinning around and firing what was basically a no-look, spin-o-rama backhand from just inside the faceoff circle.

Have a look:

Just the way the Capitals drew it up on the whiteboard, I'm sure.

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