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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
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Victor Hedman scored twice and earned an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Stars Saturday night.
Hedman had a piece of each Lightning goal of the night, scoring two goals and assisting on the third. Hedman now stands with 10 goals and 37 assists for the season. He scored the opening goal of the game 3:07 into the first, and then assisted teammate Tyler Johnson on his power-play goal later in the period. Johnson returned the favor and set up Hedman’s second goal of the game, also while the team was on a power-play. Hedman had two points in Tampa Bay’s last game before the bye-week to give him a mini-streak. Feb 18 - 11:22 PM

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Victor Hedman scored one goal and had one assist as the Lightning won 4-1 over the Jets Saturday night.

Hedman had an assist on the game winner. Brian Boyle scored the second Lightning goal at 17:02 in the first with Hedman earning his 36th assist of the season. Late in the third, Hedman put his eighth goal into an empty net. This was Hedman’s 11th multi-point game of the season.
Feb 11 - 10:21 PM

Victor Hedman notched a pair of points during Sunday's 10-6 loss in the All-Star game against the Metro division.

Hedman picked up a goal and assisted on one of Nikita Kucherov's during the affair.
Jan 29 - 5:51 PM

Victor Hedman is warming up for Saturday's match with Arizona, which means he's going to play.

Great news for the Lightning as he's missed the last few games due to illness. Through 44 games he has seven goals and 38 points along with 51 hits and 73 blocks.
Jan 21 - 7:41 PM

There's no doubt that the Tampa Bay Lightning have missed Victor Hedman.

Hedman has been out for three games because of an illness, and the Bolts have managed to score just four goals during that span. "He adds a huge element on the offensive side for us," head coach Jon Cooper said. "To have that kind of boost from somebody on the back end is definitely something we've missed." Hedman practiced with the team on Friday, which means there's a decent chance he could suit up on Saturday.
Jan 21 - 10:49 AM

Victor Hedman (illness) took part in Friday's practice.

Hedman has missed three straight games because he's been sick. He might draw into the lineup on Saturday, but that hasn't been confirmed.
Jan 20 - 6:04 PM

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

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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Johnson
2Valtteri Filppula
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Cedric Paquette
5Steven Stamkos
LW1Jonathan Drouin
2Ondrej Palat
3Alex Killorn
4Brian Boyle
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Andrej Sustr
6Luke Witkowski
7Jake Dotchin
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy