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Victor Hedman | Defenseman | #77

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 223
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (2) / TB
Contract: view contract details

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Victor Hedman (illness) won't return on Thursday.
Hedman is going to miss his third straight game. He has seven goals and 38 points in 44 contests this season. Jan 19 - 4:20 PM

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Victor Hedman isn't in Tampa Bay's lineup for Tuesday's game against Anaheim.

It's the second consecutive game he misses because of an illness. The Lightning's stud defenseman is considered day-to-day at this point.
Jan 17 - 10:32 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning still don't know if Victor Hedman (illness) will be available to play on Tuesday night.

Hedman took part in Monday's pre-game skate, but he was unable to play in the game. The Bolts will provide an update on his status at some point tomorrow.
Jan 16 - 7:13 PM

Victor Hedman isn't in the lineup on Monday due to an illness.

Hedman was a late scratch from Monday's contest. He has seven goals and 38 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 16 - 4:30 PM

Victor Hedman will be going to the NHL All-Star Game.

This is his first All-Star nod. Hedman is deserving of the selection and ranks second in the league in scoring among defensemen with 37 points in 42 matches.
Jan 11 - 11:23 AM

Victor Hedman earned an assist in Thursday's 6-1 loss to Nashville.

He has piled up 15 assists and added two goals over the last 11 games. Hedman has been held off the scoresheet just two times over that span. He ranks second in the league in scoring among all defensemen with 36 points in 40 matches.
Jan 6 - 9:39 AM

Victor Hedman accounted for a goal and a helper in a 4-3 OT victory versus Montreal on Wednesday night.

He has racked up two goals and 10 assists for 12 points in the past seven games. Hedman has been red hot after a slow start to the season. He has 31 points through 36 contests.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 08:52:00 AM

Victor Hedman collected three helpers in Thursday's 5-2 victory versus St. Louis.

The 26-year-old blueliner has racked up one goal and 10 points during a five-game scoring streak. Hedman has 29 points in 34 games this campaign.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 09:23:00 AM

With an assist against the Oilers Saturday night, Victor Hedman became Tampa's all-time points leader amongst defensemen.

He passed Dan Boyle, who just retired from the game this past off-season. Hedman is having a tremendous campaign thus far with 25 points in 32 games, good for third in defenseman scoring behind only Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 10:45:00 AM

Victor Hedman scored a goal in a 4-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.

Valtteri Filppula made a great pass over to Hedman who made no mistake and buried his 6th goal of the season. The goal leaves Hedman one point shy of Dan Boyle for the franchise lead for points amongst defensemen. He is one of the elite defensemen in the NHL, bringing a nice blend of goals, assists, and plus-minus to your fantasy roster. Cory Conacher also scored for the Lightning in this one.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 12:43:00 AM

Victor Hedman has extended his point-streak to four games with his fifth goal of the season during Sunday's 4-1 loss to Boston.

Hedman has posted two goals and four points during the streak, and he's now up to 17 points in 23 games this season. He's on pace to collect his fourth straight double-digit goal season, and could top his career high of 13 before long.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 04:52:00 PM

Victor Hedman registered his 11th assist of the season on Monday night.

The Lightning got a late goal from Tyler Johnson in a 3-1 loss to Nashville and Hedman had the secondary helper. He has posted 14 points in 20 games this year.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 10:59:00 AM

Victor Hedman became the franchise's all-time leader in assists among defensemen on Thursday night.

"It's a good feeling, obviously," said Hedman, who was drafted second overall in 2009. "I've been a part of this organization for a long time. Hopefully I'll get a few more down the road. To have the record is big and something that I'm proud of." He has 240 points in 484 career games, which includes 11 points in 14 contests this season.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:49:00 AM

Victor Hedman scored the game winning goal and had one assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-1 Saturday night.

Hedman’s assist was to Brian Boyle at the 2:25 minute mark and then his unassisted goal came at 8:27 to lift the Lightning over the Devils for an unassailable lead. Brayden Point scored an insurance goal at the 5:01 minute mark with an assist by Nikita Kucherov who then scored the final goal of the game at 14:14. Tampa Bay has allowed the first goal in 8 of 12 games.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 10:36:00 PM

Victor Hedman chipped in a pair of assists in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Islanders.

Both of his helpers came on power-play goals by Nikita Kucherov. Hedman has registered seven points this season and four of them have come on the man advantage.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
5Gabriel Dumont
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
6Michael Bournival
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Erik Condra
6Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Luke Witkowski
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy