Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman has declined an invitation to play for Sweden at the World Hockey Championships.

He was snubbed by the Swede's selection committee for the Winter Olympics, but a reason for why he's not going wasn't provided. Hedman will look to build off his breakout season in 2014-15.

Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman potted his first goal in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Tuesday's loss to Montreal.

The Canadiens swept the Lightning in four straight games, but Hedman concluded his season with a point in three consecutive outings. He has a goal and eight assists in 22 postseason games in his career. The 23-year-old blueliner broke out offensively in 2013-14 with 13 goals and 55 points in 75 matches. Hedman has a very bright future ahead of him.

Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman returned to action on Sunday April 13.

Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman sustained a lower-body injury in Friday's game against the Blue Jackets.

He is listed as questionale for Sunday's season finale in Washington. We would play it safe and replace Hedman in your lineup for Sunday's contest as the Lightning will be much more concerned about making sure he is healthy for the playoffs than qualifying for home ice advantage in the first round.

Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman collected two assists in Tampa Bay's 4-2 victory against Philadelphia on Thursday night.

He has produced a goal and five helpers in his past five matches. Hedman has racked up 55 points in 73 games this season to place him fourth among all blueliners in scoring.

Victor Hedman D TB 5 Months

Victor Hedman produced a goal and two assists in Tampa Bay's 3-0 win over Toronto on Tuesday night.

The 23-year-old defenseman has enjoyed a breakout season in 2013-14 with 13 goals and 53 points in 72 games.

Victor Hedman D TB 6 Months

Victor Hedman tallied his 12th goal of the 2013-14 campaign in Monday's shootout loss to Ottawa.

It was his third power-play marker of the season. Hedman has broken out offensively this year, with 47 points in 65 games. The 23-year-old defender leads the Lightning in average ice time per game at 22:26 and he's finally living up to his potential as the second overall pick in the 2009 draft.

Victor Hedman D TB 7 Months

Victor Hedman recorded two assists in a 4-2 win over Dallas on Saturday.

Hedman has broken out this season with 11 goals and 39 points in 53 games. The Olympic break doesn't seem to have slowed him down, so he's poised to finish the campaign on a high note.

Victor Hedman D TB 8 Months

Victor Hedman had two assists in Tampa Bay's 2-1 overtime win on Saturday.

Hedman has enjoyed four multi-point games over the span of just five contests. He's already surpassed his career highs in goals and assists, but now he's shattering those marks with 11 goals and 36 points in 48 games this season.

Victor Hedman D TB 8 Months

Victor Hedman scored his 11th goal of the season and added an assist in a 5-3 loss to Ottawa Thursday night.

The former second overall pick has found his offensive touch this season as a 23-year-old with 34 points in 47 contests. Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn also netted goals for the Lightning in the loss.