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Victor Hedman | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 233
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Victor Hedman was able to suit up on Sunday even though he sustained a lower-body injury on Friday.
He logged 24:17 of ice time in Tampa Bay's regular season finale against Washington. Hedman had the best year of his NHL career in 2013-14 with 13 goals and 55 points in 75 contests. Apr 14 - 1:54 AM

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Victor Hedman sustained a lower-body injury in Friday's game against the Blue Jackets.

He is listed as questionale for Sunday's season finale in Washington. We would play it safe and replace Hedman in your lineup for Sunday's contest as the Lightning will be much more concerned about making sure he is healthy for the playoffs than qualifying for home ice advantage in the first round.
Apr 12 - 12:03 PM

Victor Hedman collected two assists in Tampa Bay's 4-2 victory against Philadelphia on Thursday night.

He has produced a goal and five helpers in his past five matches. Hedman has racked up 55 points in 73 games this season to place him fourth among all blueliners in scoring.
Apr 11 - 8:32 AM

Victor Hedman produced a goal and two assists in Tampa Bay's 3-0 win over Toronto on Tuesday night.

The 23-year-old defenseman has enjoyed a breakout season in 2013-14 with 13 goals and 53 points in 72 games.
Apr 9 - 8:29 AM

Victor Hedman tallied his 12th goal of the 2013-14 campaign in Monday's shootout loss to Ottawa.

It was his third power-play marker of the season. Hedman has broken out offensively this year, with 47 points in 65 games. The 23-year-old defender leads the Lightning in average ice time per game at 22:26 and he's finally living up to his potential as the second overall pick in the 2009 draft.
Mar 25 - 7:56 AM

Victor Hedman recorded two assists in a 4-2 win over Dallas on Saturday.

Hedman has broken out this season with 11 goals and 39 points in 53 games. The Olympic break doesn't seem to have slowed him down, so he's poised to finish the campaign on a high note.
Mar 2 - 10:58 AM

Victor Hedman had two assists in Tampa Bay's 2-1 overtime win on Saturday.

Hedman has enjoyed four multi-point games over the span of just five contests. He's already surpassed his career highs in goals and assists, but now he's shattering those marks with 11 goals and 36 points in 48 games this season.
Feb 2 - 11:20 AM

Victor Hedman scored his 11th goal of the season and added an assist in a 5-3 loss to Ottawa Thursday night.

The former second overall pick has found his offensive touch this season as a 23-year-old with 34 points in 47 contests. Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn also netted goals for the Lightning in the loss.
Jan 30 - 11:28 PM

Victor Hedman recorded three assists for the second straight game on Saturday.

With 30 games in Tampa Bay's schedule, Hedman has already surpassed his previous career-highs in goals and points. He has 10 goals and 22 assists in 45 contests in 2013-14.
Jan 26 - 10:32 AM

Victor Hedman assisted on all three Tampa Bay goals in a 4-3 shootout win over Ottawa Thursday.

The blueliner has come into his own offensively this season with 29 points in 44 games. Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and B.J. Crombeen also scored for Tampa in the loss.
Jan 23 - 11:07 PM

Victor Hedman (leg) expects to play Thursday.

He didn't play Sunday because of a bruised leg. Hedman's offensive game has reached another level this year. He has recorded 10 goals and 26 points in 43 games.
Jan 22 - 7:53 AM

Victor Hedman (leg) is probable for Thursday's game.

Hedman had an encouraging practice on Tuesday. He missed Sunday's contest due to the ailment.
Jan 21 - 2:09 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning can breathe a sigh of relief, as it seems that Victor Hedman's leg injury isn't too significant.

As reported earlier, he did travel with the team on Sunday. The latest update is that he's only day-to-day with a bruised right leg.
Jan 19 - 4:50 PM

Victor Hedman did in fact travel with his Tampa teammates to Carolina for Sunday's game.

He was on crutches following Saturday's game after taking a shot off his right leg. Hedman's x-rays did not reveal a break, so there is a chance this will not be a long-term injury. That said, it is doubtful he will play against the Canes. Place Hedman on reserve and keep him there until further notice.
Jan 19 - 11:17 AM

Victor Hedman was on crutches after Saturday afternoon's loss to San Jose.

He was hurt unable to put any weight on his right skate after he was hit around his ankle by a shot. Hedman won't travel with the Lightning to Carolina for Sunday's match. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 18 - 5:47 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steve Stamkos
2Valtteri Filppula
3Tyler Johnson
4Nate Thompson
5Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Ryan Malone
4Tom Pyatt
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Teddy Purcell
3J.T. Brown
4Nikita Kucherov
5Richard Panik
6B.J. Crombeen
D1Victor Hedman
2Matt Carle
3Radko Gudas
4Sami Salo
5Eric Brewer
6Brian Lee
7Mark Barberio
8Keith Aulie
9Mike Kostka
10Mattias Ohlund
11Andrej Sustr
G1Ben Bishop
2Anders Lindback
3Kristers Gudlevskis