|Date of Birth||12/18/1990|
|Height, Weight||6'6", 223 lbs|
|Drafted||2009 - Rd 1|
Hedman scored his 10th goal of the season in a 4-1 win over the Coyotes on Monday.
Hedman's goal came 44 seconds into the third period, and would count as the game-winner in the Lightning's clinching game for the Presidents' Trophy. The Swedish blueliner is on a five-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet twice in his last 10 outings. For the year, he's at 47 points in 65 games, as injuries have cost him eight contests this season.
Hedman scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-1 win over Ottawa on Saturday night.
It's his second two-point game in three games. Hedman is on pace to get to 50 points, but not much more. He's still an elite offensive defender, but he certainly won't meet his draft-day expectations.
Hedman's goal Wednesday against the Rangers made him the Lightning's all-time leader in goals, assists, points and games played by a defenseman.
The 28-year-old has 90 goals, 313 assists and 403 points in 682 games played. And he still has several years in his peak. Hedman is among the NHL's absolute elite. Use with reckless abandon.
Hedman scored the game-winning goal and added an assist on the power play in a 4-3 overtime victory against the Rangers on Wednesday.
This two-point performance ended a six-game pointless streak. Add in that Hedman missed a game because of a lower-body injury, he hadn't posted a point since Feb. 10. Partly because of this drought, Hedman is far behind his scoring pace from last season when he won the Norris trophy. In 56 games, Hedman has eight goals and 39 points this season.