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Lightning coach Cooper hopeful Hedman could return in early December

TAMPA, Fla. -- Defenseman Victor Hedman still has about a month to go before he can return to the Tampa Bay Lightning, but coach Jon Cooper is hopeful for an early December return. Cooper said Thursday morning that Hedman, who sustained a broken finger on his right hand on Oct. 18 in Vancouver, can return in about a month. Hedman has skated individually the past two days and is free...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Victor Hedman To Miss At Least A Month With Broken Finger

The Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a strong start, but they’ll have to go at least a month without one of their top defensemen. Victor Hedman will undergo surgery Tuesday and miss 4-6 weeks after breaking his finger while blocking a shot Saturday night, the team announced Monday. The former second overall pick in the 2009 NHL draft had a career year last season, scoring 13 goals...
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive Pains Abound: Victor Hedman Hurt, Voynov Suspended Indefinitely

It was a rough weekend for defenseman in the NHL and a rougher one for the poor saps that own the newly fallen. The biggest blow due to injury fell from the heavens like Mjölnir and smashed me right in the face when my sun and stars Victor Hedman broke his finger while trying to block a shot. He’s out 4-6 weeks after successful surgery to fix his mangled digit. Now where can I...
Via Razzball Hockey
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Hedman breaks finger vs. Canucks, will miss 4-6 weeks

Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning has been the most productive defenseman in the national hockey league since January. So obviously with the news that he will be missing 4 to 6 weeks the Tampa Bay Lightning will have a huge gap to fill on the defense. As a fantasy owner it's always tough dealing with injuries, however, defensemen are always overlooked. For example: you...
Via Hockey Fan Land
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Victor Hedman Out 4-6 Weeks With a Broken Hand

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman will be out of the lineup for approximately four to six weeks after suffering a broken hand against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. Bob McKenzie from TSN reported that the injury occurred when Hedman successfully blocked a shot by Vancouver. #487314989 / gettyimages.comThis is an unfortunate injury for Victor Hedman as he is tied for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Victor Hedman leaves game against Canucks with upper-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman left Saturday night's game against the Vancouver Canucks and did not return. As per Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, he's out with an upper-body injury, apparently a hand injury.#487315037 / gettyimages.comThe team has not confirmed what the exact nature of the injury is. However, replays show that he blocked several shots on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning D Hedman leaves game with injury, doesn't return

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman sustained an upper-body injury during the second period of the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night and didn't return to the game. Lightning coach Jon Cooper said that Hedman ''is probably done'' for the rest of Tampa Bay's road trip, which has four games...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lightning defenseman scores on bank-shot goal

A rising trend in the NHL has been for defenseman to shoot wide on purpose to create a rebound with the puck in front of the net.  This is exactly what Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman was trying to do when the puck ended up going into the Carolina Hurricanes net.  This is definitely the first time that I’ve ever seen something like this and I know Hedman never imagined...
Via Diehardsport
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Hedman scores bank shot goal off back boards (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman opened the scoring in Friday night's 3-0 win over Carolina with an unusual bank shot off the back board which slipped behind Hurricanes goaltender Justin Peters and ricocheted into the net. Would love to see Hedman make that shot again. We bet he couldn't do it with a hundred more tries. Video via NHL. H/T Puck Daddy...
Via Holdout Sports
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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