Hedman collected a pair of assists in Monday's 8-0 win over the Islanders in Game 5. He also provided three blocks and two hits.
Hedman figured in on power-play goals by Steven Stamkos and Alex Killorn in the second period as the Lightning built a 5-0 cushion. The veteran defenseman has produced five points (one goal, four assists) over the last four games.
Hedman scored a power-play goal and added an assist in a 4-2 win over the Islanders on Tuesday in Game 2. He also provided three hits and two shots.
Hedman scored what proved to be the game-winner when he snapped a shot past Semyon Varlamov from the left circle midway through the third period, the first goal of the postseason for the veteran defenseman. He also assisted on Ondrej Palat's tally in the middle frame, giving Hedman his first multi-point game since the opening round. Hedman has 13 points in 13 playoff contests overall, albeit with a minus-5 rating.
Hedman notched an assist in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes in Game 2.
Hedman picked up his 10th assist of the postseason on Anthony Cirelli's third-period tally. Tuesday's helper was the second at even strength for Hedman in eight playoff contests. The star defenseman has added 18 shots on goal, 17 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating.
Hedman notched a power-play assist, two shots on goal and eight blocked shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes in Game 1.
Hedman helped out on Brayden Point's second-period tally. Defensively, Hedman had nearly half of the Lightning's 18 blocked shots in the contest. The Swede has put together a strong start to the postseason with nine helpers, 16 blocked shots, 17 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through seven contests. All but one of his assists have come on the power play.
Hedman dished an assist in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Panthers in Game 6.
Hedman cycled the puck from Nikita Kucherov along to Steven Stamkos for a power-play goal in the second period. The 30-year-old Hedman finished the first round with eight assists in six contests, and seven of those helpers came with the man advantage. The Swede added 15 shots on net, eight blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in a top-pairing role.
Hedman was given a maintenance day Friday, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Although Hedman wasn't on the ice for Friday's practice, at this point there's no reason to suspect he's in any danger of missing Saturday's Game 4 versus the Panthers. The outstanding blueliner has racked up six helpers through the first three games of the series.
Hedman provided three assists in Thursday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Panthers in Game 3.
The Swedish defensemen helped the Bolts make it a game, assisting on three of their five second period goals. Hedman now has six assists in Tampa's three games against the Panthers, providing 10 shots on goal and three blocks during that stretch.
Hedman (lower body) notched three power-play assists and a team-leading 25:17 of ice time in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Panthers in Game 1.
After missing the last two games of the regular season, Hedman didn't skip a beat to start the postseason. He helped out on both of Nikita Kucherov's goals and the third-period equalizer by Brayden Point. As long as he's healthy, Hedman's going to play a huge all-around role for the Lightning, which should lead to solid scoring numbers.
Hedman (lower body) will be in the lineup for Sunday's Game 1 tilt with Florida, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Hedman missed the final two games of the regular season with a lower-body injury but he's back in his usual top-line role Sunday. He finished the 2020-21 campaign with nine goals and 45 points in 54 games.
Hedman (lower body) is wearing a regular jersey for Thursday's practice, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Hedman missed the final two games of the regular season with a lower-body injury, but he appears to be on track to suit up for Sunday's Game 1 against the Panthers. The 30-year-old blueliner has racked up nine goals, 45 points and 136 shots on net in 54 games this campaign.
Hedman (lower body) will not play in Monday's game against Florida, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
As expected, Hedman will miss Monday's season finale. He finishes the 2020-21 campaign with nine goals and 45 points in 54 games. The Norris Trophy hopeful should be back in action once the playoffs begin.
Hedman (lower body) won't play Saturday against Florida, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
The Lightning are playing the first of two consecutive games against the Panthers to wrap up the season, and while these games will determine second place in the Central Division, Tampa Bay would rather ensure Hedman's healthy for the postseason. The Norris Trophy favorite's absence here is likely precautionary, but the same logic may be used to keep Hedman out of Monday's finale as well.
Hedman may be the favorite to win a second Norris Trophy, reports TSN.ca.
The defender hasn't been as consistent this season as in years past, but he's still tied for third in scoring from the blue line with 44 points (nine goals, 35 assists). All 31 NHL coaches were polled about who they think should win the Norris trophy, and Hedman came out on top of the list for 22 of 31 coaches. We'll see where he ends up on awards night. Right now, he's mired in a five-game point drought.
Hedman scored a goal on two shots and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.
Hedman had the secondary assist on an Alex Barre-Boulet equalizer in the third period. Ten seconds into overtime, Hedman scored to give the Lightning the win. The Swede has nine tallies, 44 points, 125 shots on net, 63 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 48 contests.
Hedman collected two assists with one hit and one block in Saturday's 5-3 loss to Florida.
Hedman set up Tampa Bay's final two goals, one by Erik Cernak in the second period and another by Mathieu Joseph during the final frame. It was Hedman's first multi-point game in nearly a month, but he's enjoyed a solid April nonetheless with points in seven of nine games. He ranks second among NHL defensemen in scoring with 41 points in 44 games, just one point behind Washington's John Carlson.
Hedman scored the game-winning goal Thursday in a 3-2 victory over Florida.
He broke in on a 2-on-1 with Alex Killorn, who dished him a deft little backhand at the blue line. The big man broke in alone, deked Chris Driedger and slipped a backhander into the net. Hedman has three points (one goal, two assists) in his last four games and 39 points (43 games) overall. That puts him in the top-30 NHL scorers and one point from the scoring lead from the blue line. Another Norris nomination will soon be his.
Hedman produced a power-play assist and went minus-3 in Tuesday's 7-2 loss to the Predators.
Hedman hasn't exactly been himself lately with only five points and a minus-9 rating over his last 10 games. His work for the season remains strong -- the Swede has 38 points, 114 shots on net, 59 blocked shots and a plus-6 rating. He should bounce back at both ends of the ice in the near future, as Hedman's rare runs of poor play typically don't last long.
Hedman (lower body) returned to Tuesday's game versus the Blue Jackets, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Hedman needed assistance getting off the ice after tripping into the boards. He only missed a few shifts before returning to the game. Lightning fans and fantasy managers can breathe a sign of relief.
Hedman exited Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets with an apparent right leg injury, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Hedman was tripped into the boards during the second period, and he didn't put any weight on his right leg on the way to the locker room. The 30-year-old is currently the Norris frontrunner with 33 points through 34 games.
Hedman recorded a power-play assist, five shots on goal and three blocked shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Stars.
Hedman set up Steven Stamkos for the game-tying goal in the second period. The 30-year-old Hedman continues to sizzle above a point-per-game pace -- he has six goals and 27 helpers in 32 contests. The Swede has added 77 shots, 50 blocks, a plus-15 rating and 19 power-play points this season, providing well-rounded production to any fantasy manager who used an early round pick to draft him.
|Last 7 Games|
|06/21||vs NYI||W 8-0||0||2||2||+2||20:43|
|06/19||@ NYI||L 2-3||0||0||0||-1||25:02|
|06/17||@ NYI||W 2-1||0||1||1||+1||26:38|
|06/15||vs NYI||W 4-2||1||1||2||+1||22:55|
|06/13||vs NYI||L 1-2||0||0||0||-2||24:41|
|06/08||@ CAR||W 2-0||0||0||0||0||26:08|
|06/05||vs CAR||W 6-4||0||1||1||-2||24:41|
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