Fight video: Gudbranson makes Hendricks pay for Ekblad hit


Matt Hendricks largely goes unnoticed in most arenas, as his gritty game generates little attention.

Florida Panthers fans notice him.

Hendricks delivered the check that injured 2015 Calder-winner Aaron Ekblad, so it’s no surprise that Panthers fans greeted the Edmonton Oilers grinder with hearty boos on Monday.

Erik Gudbranson presented a different greeting in the form of the fight you can see in the video above.

Hendricks received a three-game suspension for that hit. You can see the check and the explanation for that punishment below.

Update: It’s actually Gudbranson who might be having a rougher night.