An alternate captain for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League, Victor Erik Olof Hedman is a professional ice hockey defenseman from Sweden.
How tall is Victor Hedman on skates?
Victor Hedman is 6 feet 6 inches tall on skates.
Hedman began his junior ice hockey career with the Modo Hockey organization in Sweden’s J20 SuperElit. During his first full season in the league, he scored 25 points in 34 games. Hedman then turned professional, joining the Elitserien with Modo at the age of 16.
In the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Hedman was chosen by the Lightning with the second-overall pick.
Hedman, who is widely regarded as one of the top defensemen in the NHL, has advanced to the James Norris Memorial Trophy final five times before taking home the trophy in 2018. Hedman captured back-to-back Stanley Cups in 2020 and 2021 while playing for the Lightning. He also took home the Conn Smythe Trophy for the playoffs in 2020.