Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/28/13

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 02: Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 2, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers won the game 6-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
On a night in which the Lightning celebrated the past accomplishments of former top pick Vinny Lecavalier, Tampa Bay’s future was on full display. Lecavalier was honored for returning to Tampa on Wednesday for the first time in an opposing jersey, but it was Victor Hedman night as the defenseman was in on all the offense in a 4-2 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers in front of an announced crowed of 19,204 at The Forum. Hedman, the second overall pick in the 2009 draft, had a career-best two goals and added an assist to tie a career high with three points as the Lightning won their seventh consecutive game on home ice. Tampa Bay improved to 6-0-1 in the past seven meetings with Philadelphia. Tampa Bay’s 16-8-1 record and 33 points is a franchise best to start the season through 25 games, better than the 2003-04 and 2010-11 playoff teams. The victory for Lindback is his first in regulation this season in six starts, second win overall, while finishing with 19 saves. Ondrej P...
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