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Defenseman Victor Hedman returns to ice for Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. -- Victor Hedman has returned to the Tampa Bay Lightning. On Saturday, the defenseman made a comeback from a lower-body injury after a two-game absence when the Lightning hosted the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena. He was considered a game-time decision, but he participated in pregame warm-ups and was named a starter. Hedman, 24, sustained the injury in a loss to the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Pounded By Flyers – Lose Johnson And Hedman

The Tampa Bay Lightning suffered through their worst 60 minutes of the year, as they were pounded 7-3 by the underachieving Flyers last night in Philadelphia. They came out flat and had no legs throughout the game. All in all, it was a stinker. It was the kind of game that every NHL team goes through a couple of times every season. “They were getting to pucks faster, we weren...
Via Lightning Shout
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Buying Low On Victor Hedman

It might seem like crazy talk to consider Victor Hedman a buy-low candidate, but right now, in the right situation, he is absolutely ripe for the plucking. You won’t be able to get him for pennies on the dollar but what you do have the opportunity to do is pay a whole lot less for him than you ever thought possible. After last season’s breakout 55-point performance expectations...
Via Razzball Hockey
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman cleared for contact

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman continued to show progress in his recovery from a broken right finger by skating Wednesday morning in a regular practice jersey. Hedman, 23, had skated with a red jersey in recent days as he went about his rehab process. By wearing a regular jersey, it means he's cleared for contact. "I've been excited now for a couple weeks...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
November 06, 2014  |  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

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 could...
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 / This is an unfortunate injury for Victor Hedman as he...
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 / The team has not confirmed what the exact nature of the injury is. However, replays show that he blocked several shots on his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Victor Hedman Leaves Game

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman left Saturday afternoon's game against the San Jose Sharks in the third period and did not return, as reported by Lightning beat writer Missy Zielinski. Hedman was helped off the ice after blocking a shot with his right ankle. He did not put any weight on the injured foot as he left the game. Hedman finished the game with 16:44 TOI, two...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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