Hedman (upper-body) will be back in the Lightning lineup on Saturday.
Hedman has missed the last seven games with an upper-body injury, but will be back in the lineup vs. the Senators. Hedman has had a slow start to the season, collecting just four points (2G / 2A) in his first nine games, but should be active in all formats tonight.
Source: Joe Smith 11/10/18, 11:09 am EST
Hedman (upper-body) will not play Thursday but is nearing a return.
Hedman was on the ice in a non-contact jersey on Wednesday but head coach Jon Cooper said that he will not be available on Thursday. The Lightning are hopeful that he will return to the lineup in the near future.
Source: Bryan Burns 11/7/18, 1:34 pm EST
Hedman (upper-body) will miss at least the next three games.
Hedman was already ruled out of Thursday’s game vs. the Predators, but head coach Jon Cooper said their all-start defenseman will also miss this weekend’s back-to-back. With Hedman out, Ryan McDonagh will play on the top-pairing and top power-play tonight.
Hedman (upper-body) will miss at least the next two games.
Hedman will not play Tuesday vs. the Devils or Thursday vs. the Predators, but head coach Jon Cooper added that there’s a good chance he’ll also miss Saturday and Sunday’s road games. With Hedman out, Ryan McDonagh will take on a huge first-pairing role and Mikhail Sergachev is skating on the top power-play unit.
Hedman is out with an upper-body injury; will be re-evaluated in one week.
Hedman (undisclosed) is expected to play Thursday in Boston.
Source: Joe Smith 03/29/18, 4:07 pm EST
Hedman (lower-body) is on the ice for warmups; expected to play Tuesday.
Hedman (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Hedman has missed the last five games with a lower-body injury that looked serious at first but it looks like he’ll return ahead of his three week timetable. Hedman skated on the top pairing and top PP unit during Tuesday’s morning skate and is expect to play tonight in Winnipeg.
Hedman (lower-body) will travel on the Lightning’s four-game road-trip.
Hedman, who suffered a lower-body injury on January 11th, will travel with the team to Western Canada, which is a good sign that he’s getting closer to a return. Hedman is three weeks in to a three-to-six week timetable, so his return is expected to be on the horizon. The Lightning get back into action on Tuesday, so monitor his status during tomorrow’s morning skate and then as the week progresses.
Source: Joe Smith 01/29/18, 9:57 pm EST
Hedman will miss 3-6 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Hedman left Thursday’s game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Hedman had to be helped off of the ice after suffering a lower-body injury in a knee-on-knee collision with Garnet Hathaway. Coach Jon Cooper said that the severity of Hedman’s injury wouldn’t be known until they can conduct tests on Friday. Hedman was unable to put weight on his leg, so it looks like it could force him to miss some time.
Source: Joe Smith 01/12/18, 9:56 am EST
Hedman (illness) is on the ice for warmups; expected to return to the Lightning lineup.
Source: Joe Smith 01/21/17, 2:32 pm EST
Hedman (illness) will miss his third consecutive game.
Hedman will miss his third straight game with an illness, which means that Luke Witkowski is expected to remain in the lineup in San Jose. Monitor his status prior to Saturday’s game in Arizona.
Hedman (illness) will not play on Tuesday; hopeful to play on Thursday.
Source: Joe Smith 01/17/17, 3:38 pm EST
Hedman left warmups with an undisclosed injury, will not play vs. the Kings.
Source: Joe Smith 01/16/17, 10:59 am EST
The Lightning have signed Victor Hedman to an eight-year contract extension worth $63 million ($7.875M AAV).
Hedman is heading into his final year of a five-year, $20 million dollar deal, but was extended through the 2024-25 season. The former second overall pick is coming off of another great season, where he scored double-digit goals (10) for the third straight season and posted 40-plus points (47) for the second time in his career. He has developed into one of the top defensemen in the NHL and now he is getting paid like one.
Hedman (upper-body) will return to the Lightning lineup in Game 1.
Hedman missed the final three games of the regular season, but he likely sat out the final game as a precaution. Hedman’s return is huge for a Lightning team that will be without at least Anton Stralman on the blueline and Steven Stamkos up front. Hedman had 10 goals and 37 assists (47 points) in78 games this season and had three assists in the Lightning’s seven-game series vs. the Red Wings last year.
Hedman (upper-body) will not play Saturday; expected to be ready for game 1.
Hedman took part in the Lightning’s morning skate and could play tonight, but the Lightning won’t risk it and make sure he is ready for game 1 of the playoffs.
Hedman (upper-body) will not play on Thursday.
Hedman will miss his second straight game with an upper-body, but he is listed as day-to-day and could potentially return Saturday vs. the Canadiens. Matt Taormina will take Hedman’s spot tonight.
Source: Joe Smith 04/7/16, 8:34 am EST