Sport Lightning All-Star Hedman to miss 3-6 weeks due to injury

01:52  13 january  2018
01:52  13 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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DIRK SHADD | Times Tampa Bay Lightning All - Star defenseman Victor Hedman (77) hobbles to the bench and off the ice after appearing to injury his Another good thing for the Lightning is that one of the weeks Hedman will miss is the bye week . The Lightning next plays Thursday against Vegas.

The Lightning feared the worst with Victor Hedman 's lower-body injury , hoping and praying the All - Star wouldn't be out long-term.So Tampa Bay fans can have a collective sigh of relief Friday to find out Hedman is out 3 - 6 weeks .This could have been mu

Lightning All-Star defenseman Victor Hedman is expected to miss three to six weeks with a "lower body injury," the team announced Friday.

The veteran left Thursday's game against the Flames with what appeared to be a left knee injury following a collision with the Flames' Garnet Hathaway early in the second period. Hedman was attempting a hit along the boards when Hathaway's right leg made contact with Hedman's left knee, causing it to turn awkwardly.

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Tampa Bay Lightning . Lightning ’s Victor Hedman out 3 - 6 weeks with lower-body injury . His absence also covers the All - Star break from Jan. 26-29, but that means Hedman will have to miss the game in Tampa, which he was really looking forward to.

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman , who has six goals and 27 assists this season, will miss three to six weeks after injuring his left knee in a collision with Calgary's Garnet Hathaway. Bolts' Hedman to miss 3 - 6 weeks after collision.

Hedman, who has registered a plus-22 since Dec. 1, needed help getting off the ice and was seen limping on the way to the locker room.

A Norris Trophy finalist last season, the 27-year-old entered Thursday's game averaging a career-high 25:57 average ice time.

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