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Victor Hedman | Defenseman | #77

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 223
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (2) / TB
Contract: view contract details

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Victor Hedman has been picked as one of the three nominees for the Norris Trophy.
Hedman missed five games due to injury, but he still managed to post impressive numbers during the 2017-18 campaign. The 27-year-old had 17 goals and 63 points in 77 games this season. He also averaged almost 26 minutes of ice time per game. Nashville's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Drew Doughty are the other two nominees. Apr 19 - 7:03 PM

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Victor Hedman scored a goal and finished the game as a plus-3 in a 4-0 win over the Boston Bruins.

Hedman beat Tuukka Rask with a blast from the point to put the Lightning up 2-0. After losing the last two games to the Bruins by a combined 7-2 score, the Lightning really came out with a purpose tonight and moved back into tie for first in the Eastern Conference with Boston, albeit with the Bruins holding a game in hand. Hedman is up to 16 goals and 61 points in 75 games so far this season. Brayden Point, Chris Kunitz and J.T. Miller also scored in the win.
Apr 3 - 10:14 PM

Victor Hedman will be good to go on Tuesday night.

Hedman missed Monday's practice for maintenance, but he was back on the ice for Tuesday's optional morning skate. It was confirmed that he will play versus the Boston Bruins.
Apr 3 - 11:24 AM

Victor Hedman scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Hedman picked up an assist on J.T. Miller's second-period goal that cut the Lightning's deficit to 2-1 at the time. His goal in the third frame brought the Bolts to within a goal again, but that's as close as they'd come to tying it up. Hedman finished the night with a minus-1 rating, one shot on goal and two hits in 24:32 of ice time. The 27-year-old has 15 goals and 58 points 72 games this season. He's collected nine points in his last eight games. Expect him to be one of the three finalists for the Norris Trophy in 2017-18.
Mar 29 - 10:10 PM

Victor Hedman scored a goal in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Toronto.

Hedman got Tampa Bay's comeback started with a late goal in the second period, as the Bolts rallied from a three-goal deficit. He has two goals and two assists in his last four games. Hedman is up to 13 goals and 53 points in 68 contests this campaign.
Mar 21 - 10:17 AM

Victor Hedman had two goals and two assists on Saturday.

That's Hedman's first four-point game of the campaign, but he did record three points on two previous occasions. He's up to 11 goals and 49 points in 61 contests in 2017-18. That puts him in a tie for fifth place in the blueliner scoring race.
Mar 4 - 9:06 AM

Victor Hedman picked up three assists in Thursday's 4-1 win over Detroit.

Hedman earned two of his three helpers on the power play. He has generated two goals and six assists in the past seven outings. Hedman currently has 41 points in 53 matches this campaign.
Feb 16 - 10:29 AM

Victor Hedman had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.

Hedman's power-play marker in the third period halted Vancouver's late comeback attempt. He has two goals in his last three games. Hedman has amassed 36 points in 49 matches this year.
Feb 9 - 10:46 AM

Victor Hedman logged 25 minutes of ice time in his return to the lineup on Tuesday night.

Hedman wasn't even out for three weeks when he was projected to be out for three-to-six weeks with a lower-body injury. He posted three hits and two blocks in a 3-1 loss to Winnipeg.
Jan 31 - 10:25 AM

Victor Hedman (lower body) will suit up in Tuesday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Hedman missed five games because of the injury, but he was expected to sit out for much longer than that. He averages over 25 minutes per game for the Bolts and he has six goals and 33 points in 44 games. He needs to be inserted in all fantasy lineups immediately.
Jan 30 - 7:58 PM

Victor Hedman (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday night versus Winnipeg.

Hedman certainly seemed ready to play at the morning skate. He was back on the top pairing and he was skating in a regular-colored jersey. Hedman, who said he feels ready to play, has been out since Jan. 11 due to a lower-body injury. He will wait to see if there any setbacks before puck drop.
Jan 30 - 1:19 PM

Victor Hedman (lower body) looks like he could be available to play Tuesday night.

Hedman was wearing a regular jersey during the morning skate and he was on the top pairing with Jake Dotchin. If he is able to return then he is well ahead of schedule in his recovery. Hedman was hurt on Jan. 11 and he was projected to be out for three-to-six weeks.
Jan 30 - 1:11 PM

Victor Hedman (lower body) will accompany the Lightning on the team's road trip.

Hedman hasn't played since Jan. 11 due to a lower-body injury. Thursday will be three-week mark in his three-to-six week projected timetable for a return.
Jan 29 - 5:56 PM

Victor Hedman will serve as the assistant equipment manager for the Atlantic team during the All-Star game.

Hedman was ruled out of the All-Star game due to a lower-body injury but with the game taking place in Tampa, he thought it would be nice to still take part in the fun. News broke earlier that the defenseman resumed skating and could be back during the first week of February.
Jan 27 - 5:07 PM

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (lower body) has resumed skating.

Hedman has missed the Lightning's last five games due to the injury. He was initially diagnosed with a three-to-six week recovery but GM Steve Yzerman said it's possible it will be closer to the three weeks making him eligible for a return at the start of February. Hedman has six goals and 33 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 27 - 3:51 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Brayden Point
3Tyler Johnson
4Cedric Paquette
5Anthony Cirelli
6Gabriel Dumont
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Yanni Gourde
3Alex Killorn
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2J.T. Miller
3Ryan Callahan
4Cory Conacher
5Adam Erne
D1Victor Hedman
2Ryan McDonagh
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Anton Stralman
5Dan Girardi
6Braydon Coburn
7Jake Dotchin
8Slater Koekkoek
9Andrej Sustr
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj
3Louis Domingue