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2015 NHL Draft
Victor Hedman

Victor Hedman  #77

Tampa Bay Lightning  Defenseman
NUMBER: 77 BIRTHDATE: December 18, 1990  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: TBL / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Recorded a pair of assists and a team-high five blocked shots in Game 3 at Chicago - Has recorded four assists over his past four games - Ranks second in the NHL with a +11 rating - Ranks first on the Lightning for average TOI (23:54) - Ranks first on the Lightning with 46 blocked shots First Round - 7 GP, 0G, 3A, 3 PTS, +6, 4 PIM Second Round - 6 GP, 1G, 2A, 3 PTS, +1, 2 PIM ECF - 7 GP, 0G, 4A, 4 PTS, +4, 0 PIM Stanley Cup - 5 GP, 0G, 4A, 4 PTS, +2, 0 PIM 2014-15 Regular Season - Led the Lightning for TOI (22:41), average shifts per game (26.1) and blocked shots (110) - Led all Lightning defensemen for goals and was second for points - Recorded three goals and four assists in the first three games of the season - Missed 18 games from Oct. 20-Nov. 26 with a fractured finger CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS: Goals: 1 (2x, Last: 5/3/15 at MTL) Assists: 2 (3x, Last: 6/8/15 at CHI) Points: 2 (4x, Last: 6/8/15 at CHI) TOI: 31:32 (5/1/15 at MTL)
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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday