|Birth Name||Victor Erik Olof Hedman|
|Birth Place||Örnsköldsvik, Sweden|
|Famous Name||Victor Hedman|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Position in Team||Defence|
|Current team||Tampa Bay Lightning|
|Married to||Sanna Grundberg m. 2017|
Victor Erik Olof Hedman a.k.a. Victor Hedman is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain currently signed to the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was picked by the Lightning in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in the second round.
Born on 18th December 1990, Victor Hedman is a four-time James Norris Memorial Trophy finalist, being nominated in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. In 2018, he ultimately won the Trophy. His star sign is Sagittarius.
On 9th June 2009, Victor Hedman signed his first professional contract a 3 year $10.5 million deal with Tampa Bay. On 1st December 2011, he signed a 5 year $20 million extension with Tampa Bay. On 1st July 2016, he signed an 8 year $63 million extension with Tampa Bay.
|2009-2010||Tampa Bay Lightning||$900,000|
|2010-2011||Tampa Bay Lightning||$900,000|
|2011-2012||Tampa Bay Lightning||$900,000|
|2012-2013||Tampa Bay Lightning||$3,000,000|
|2013-2014||Tampa Bay Lightning||$3,000,000|
|2014-2015||Tampa Bay Lightning||$4,000,000|
|2015-2016||Tampa Bay Lightning||$5,750,000|
|2016-2017||Tampa Bay Lightning||$4,250,000|
|2017-2018||Tampa Bay Lightning||$8,000,000|
|2018-2019||Tampa Bay Lightning||$8,000,000|
|2019-2020||Tampa Bay Lightning||$8,000,000|
In 2019-20, he will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,875,000. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $20 million.
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Sanna Grundberg in their hometown of Ornskoldsvik on 23rd July 2017. Besides, there is not much information about their love life. Interesting facts such as when did they met, who approached first, or their engagement are under wrapped.
Additionally, both have set Instagram account private. It seems like Hedman and his wife prefers their personal life behind the camera.
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden native, Hedman was born to Elizabeth Hedman and Olle Hedman. He grew up alongside his two brothers: Oscar Hed, also a professional hockey player who plays for Modo Hockey, and Johan Hedman, who is not into professional sports.
Hedman initially started out as a goaltender. His father told him if he left the net, he would purchase him the new helmet that he coveted. Since that day, he has not played in goal. Victor told "I'm thankful for that now. You never know what would have happened otherwise."
There is no information regarding his academic background.
Going into the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Hedman was registered as the second-ranked player and top European player. That year, he was drafted second overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning while John Tavares was 1st overall and was picked by the New York Islanders. On 3rd October 2009, he made his NHL debut for the Lightning against the Atlanta Thrashers.
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