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Victor Hedman

26-Year-Old Defenseman – Tampa Bay Lightning

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Hedman is always in the right place at the right time, regardless of the zone, and he always makes the right play. Calm, cool and collected that's Hedman to a T. He led the Bolts in helpers (37) in 2015-16 and delivered a 47-point season. And he led the team with a plus-21...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 223   DOB: 12/18/1990   BORN: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Victor Hedman Contract Information:

Signed an eight-year, $63 million contract extension in July of 2016.

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Hedman posted two goals with an assist, four blocked shots and a hit in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss against the Stars.

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Victor Hedman NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2009-10 18 74 4 16 20 -3 79 90 4.4 0 0 20:51 0 1 1 1:21 59 97
2010-11 19 NHL TB 79 3 23 26 3 70 101 3.0 0 0 21:01 0 3 3 1:44 54 85
2011-12 20 NHL TB 61 5 18 23 -9 65 82 6.1 0 0 23:06 0 4 4 1:09 96 127
2012-13 21 NHL TB 44 4 16 20 1 31 76 5.3 0 0 22:40 0 2 2 1:44 56 84
2013-14 22 NHL TB 75 13 42 55 5 53 170 7.6 2 0 22:26 3 11 14 2:36 86 101
2014-15 23 NHL TB 59 10 28 38 12 40 115 8.7 2 0 22:41 3 8 11 3:33 51 110
2015-16 24 NHL TB 78 10 37 47 21 46 180 5.6 0 0 23:04 1 10 11 3:17 62 132
2016-17 25 NHL TB 57 10 39 49 1 39 115 8.7 2 0 24:20 3 18 21 3:00 63 95
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

24:20

Average Time On Ice

On average, Victor Hedman was on the ice for 24:20.

3:00

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Victor Hedman was on the ice for 3:00 during power plays.

2:19

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Victor Hedman was on the ice for 2:19 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 22:41 3:33 3:35
2015-16 23:04 3:17 2:39
2016-17 24:20 3:00 2:19

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Victor Hedman
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Feb 23 CGY 0 1 1 -2 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 1 25:03 4:00
Feb 21 EDM 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:29 0:37
Feb 19 @COL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 21:27 1:16
Feb 18 @DAL 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 6 33.3 1 4 23:08 0:58
Feb 11 @WPG 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 3 20:02 2:50
Feb 10 @MIN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 23:28 2:12
Feb 7 LOS 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 21:13 2:42
Feb 4 ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 23:11 5:45
Feb 2 OTT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 3 27:23 4:21
Jan 31 BOS 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 27:03 2:28
Jan 26 @FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 26:39 4:58
Jan 24 @CHI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 24:42 2:05
Jan 21 @ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:48 2:38
Jan 19 @SAN Did Not Play
Jan 17 @ANA Did Not Play
Jan 16 @LOS Did Not Play
Jan 13 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 24:24 2:36
Jan 12 BUF 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 18:58 4:13
Jan 8 @PIT 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 24:43 2:40
Jan 7 @PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 21:51 2:20
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Jan 5 NAS 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 23:11 2:42
Jan 3 WPG 0 2 2 -2 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 3 24:51 4:03
Dec 31 CAR 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 3 23:56 1:19
Dec 29 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 2 26:22 5:07
Dec 28 MON 1 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 2 50.0 3 4 26:08 3:01
Dec 23 @WAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:00 2:58
Dec 22 STL 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:55 1:47
Dec 20 DET 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 1 21:49 6:25
Dec 17 @EDM 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 28:26 4:24
Dec 16 @VAN 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 6 16.7 2 0 22:44 1:02
Dec 14 @CGY 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 5 28:20 5:06
Dec 10 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 26:35 2:39
Dec 8 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 24:55 2:39
Dec 4 @CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 5 2 26:35 5:50
Dec 3 WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 3 3 27:22 3:22
Dec 1 @STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 0 25:42 0:10
Nov 29 @CLM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 23:11 1:28
Nov 27 @BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 25:42 1:43
Nov 25 CLM 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 4 27:56 0:08
Nov 23 PHI 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 1 25:02 5:38
Nov 21 @NAS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 25:23 1:51
Nov 19 @PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 23:07 0:41
Nov 17 @BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 23:59 2:39
Nov 15 @DET 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 25:47 2:18
Nov 14 @NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 2 25:27 4:36
Nov 12 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 27:02 1:51
Nov 10 NYI 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 20:35 4:54
Nov 7 @FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 24:36 1:25
Nov 5 NJD 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 23:38 2:46
Nov 3 BOS 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 3 29:36 4:08
Nov 1 @NYI 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 0.0 0 1 22:49 6:20
Oct 30 @NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 22:15 4:23
Oct 29 @NJD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 23:50 2:45
Oct 27 @MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 24:04 2:10
Oct 25 @TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 22:50 3:07
Oct 22 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 22:51 2:00
Oct 20 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 23:19 3:23
Oct 18 FLA 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 25:35 2:59
Oct 15 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 3 26:32 2:39
Oct 13 DET 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 0.0 1 4 24:06 3:49

Victor Hedman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hedman recorded two points, including an empty-net goal in a 4-1 victory over the Jets on Saturday. He also posted five shots on goal.

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Hedman handed out a trio of assists against Boston on Tuesday, but it wasn't enough to stave off a 4-3 loss.

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Hedman appeared in his first NHL All-Star Game on Sunday and earned the praises of opposing players and coaches, reports the Tampa Tribune.

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Hedman (illness) returned to action Saturday against the Coyotes and played 22:48.

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Hedman (illness) will return to action Saturday against the Coyotes, Erik Erlendsson of Lightning Insider reports.

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Hedman (illness) turned in a full practice Friday, but was non-committal on his availability for Saturday's road match with the Coyotes, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Hedman (illness) will miss his third consecutive game Thursday night against the Sharks, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Hedman (illness) will remain sidelined for Tuesday's road contest with the Ducks, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Hedman is not available for Monday's game against the Kings due to illness, Bryan Burns of NHL.com reports.

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Hedman will not play in Monday's game against the Kings after leaving during warmups for an undisclosed reason, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Hedman has been selected to the Atlantic Division All-Star team.

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Hedman delivered two assists in a 3-1 win over Carolina on Saturday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015-16

Hedman is a beast theres no other way to describe him. He's got that rare combination of size, speed and smarts, and he would have been in the Conn Smythe discussion if the Bolts had taken the Cup this past spring. He was brilliant, both offensively and defensively, in the postseason. Only injury and maybe a lack of power-play time prevented him from being in the Norris discussion last season, too. Hedman is Chris Pronger without the snarl, so hes not about to deliver many PIM for your squad. But he should be one of the first defenders off the board at your keeper draft, behind perhaps only Erik Karlsson, Kevin Shattenkirk and a healthy Kris Letang especially if he gets an increase in power-play time. Yes, he really is that good. Single-year owners should target him as a top-eight defender.

2014-15

Hedman came of age last season, much to the surprise of most hockey pundits -- including us. Hedman proved that can actually think the game like a stud defender and promptly delivered career numbers in goals (13), assists (42), points (55), shots on goal (170) and power-play points (14). Those 55 points put him fourth on the list of scorers from the blue line, but his power-play production didn't even crack the league's top-20 defenders. We'd like to see him deliver more with the man-advantage, but that part of his game should start to grow with a healthy Steven Stamkos in the lineup. He'll also deliver you bonus shorthanded points -- he led the NHL last season with six helpers while a man down. While it doesn't look likely that he'll ever win a Norris, he will be a great fantasy performer for the next decade. Draft accordingly.

2013-14

Is the gentle giant making progress? Well, let's just say, "maybe." Hedman's 20 points in 44 games in 2012-13 would have translated into 37 points over a full season. And that would have been a career best. But there's reason to believe he won't be the 50-plus point, number one defender we thought he'd be when the Bolts drafted him. Yes, he'll block shots and lay hits, but there seems to be concerns that Hedman just doesn't think the game well. And that will be an impediment to growing his offensive game. Still, he will likely deliver 40 points, 120 hits and 150 blocked shots in 2013-14, so draft him accordingly. Just don't expect much by way of special teams production -- that part of his game just hasn't developed thus far.

2012-13

Hedman is a talent. But he spent most of last season being schooled by opposing players. Those lessons started to sink in toward the end of the year and he had 10 points and an even rating in his last 13 games. That's impressive considering he finished with 23 points and a minus-9 rating on the season. He's still a bit of a gentle giant, but skating with the newly arrived Matt Carle should help take him to the next level. Are 40 points possible? He should come close, courtesy of first-unit power-play time. He'll hit 50 points in two years time.

2011-12

You know the theme music from 'Jaws?' You know, the one that foreshadows an impending sense of doom? Well that's not exactly what opposing forwards hear when Hedman comes their way. He's less of a shark-like predator and more of an octopus-like smotherer. But this season, he'll finally emerge as a dominant, top-pairing, 40-point, 90-PIM defender. He's never going to be a devastating hitter but he will be a formidable shut-down specialist who can elegantly transition into attack mode with a single step and pass. And in a couple of years, his point totals will spike into the mid-50s. Keeper leaguers rejoice.

2010-11

Hedman is a future star who will definitely improve on a rather weak rookie season. There were times when he appeared lost on the ice last season but there were others when he seemed like a poised 10-year vet. It's easy to forget the 6-foot-6, 220-pound behemoth is just 19 so we shouldn't expect the world. But 35 points -- or maybe 40 -- on a vastly improved Bolts squad are within reach. And of course, keeper-leaguers should be moving him to near the top of their defense lists. Those Lidstrom comps may come true some day.

2009-10

Its boom or bust this season for the best all-round prospect from the 2009 NHL Draft class. He draws comparisons to Chris Pronger but he lacks the toughness to be a true parallel. He skates like a man six inches shorter and will someday come closer to the sublime Niklas Lidstrom than the Philly bully. But this year hes either going to deliver a stellar 35 points or a struggling 20. Hes a keeper-league must but a single-year risk.