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Player of the Week: Victor Hedman

Hedman led the NHL with eight points in three games between December 23rd and 29th

by Jacob Lynn @TBLightning /

Victor Hedman led the Lightning to three wins last week, scoring twice and adding six assists.

Hedman recorded three points in Tampa Bay's 6-1 blowout win over the Panthers on Monday. He scored in the first and third periods and picked up the secondary helper on Alex Killorn's power play goal in the second.

Video: FLA@TBL: Hedman powers home second goal of the night

His best performance of the week came in Saturday's win over the Habs. Hedman assisted on each of the Lightning's final four goals in the 5-4 victory. The four assists tied a team record for assists in a game by a defensemen.

On Sunday against Detroit, Hedman had the primary assist on Brayden Point's game-winning power play goal in the third period.

Hedman led all skaters in the League with eight points last week. His +5 rating was also the second highest in the NHL over the week.

Game Log
12/23 vs. FLA - 2G, 1A
12/28 vs. MTL - 4A
12/29 vs. DET - 1A

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