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PensBurgh Jul 18, 2016

2015-16 Pensburgh Recap: Kris Letang

An (almost) Norris trophy caliber season for the Penguins best defenseman Age and Contract Status Age: 29 (DOB: April 24, 1987). Letang is under contract with the Penguins for six more years at $7.25 million cap hit per season, which lasts until after the 2021-2022 season, meaning Pittsburgh has him locked up for his age 29-35 seasons in what should be the most productive playing years in his career. Has the 5th highest cap hit league-wide among defensemen for 2016-17 (which will drop to at least 7th in 2017-18 once the extensions for Aaron Ekblad and Victor Hedman kick in and surpass...

PHT Morning Skate: Stamkos talks up Drouin, who’ll be ‘a stud in this league for a long time’

Hes also thrilled to be locked in long-term with his good friend, Victor Hedman.
Raw Charge Jul 1, 2016

Hedman signs 8-year extension with the Lightning

The deal carries an AAV of $7.875 million. “Give him the GM of the year, right now.” These were bold words about GM Steve Yzerman, spoken by NHL.com’s Dan Rosen during Sportsnet’s television coverage on the opening day of free agency immediately after announcing the news that defenseman Victor Hedman has signed an eight-year extension with the Lightning worth $63 million, which carries an AAV of $7.875 million. “We are very pleased to announce the signing of Victor Hedman to an eight-year contract extension. Victor has matured into one of the top defensemen in the NHL and coming...
Tampa Bay Times Jul 1, 2016

Lightning lock up Victor Hedman for eight years

For the second time in three days, the Lightning locked up a franchise cornerstone for eight years.

NHL Player News

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    Brayden Schenn

    Tuesday Morning Fly By: A little drama would've been fun.

  • 1 Yanni Gourde

    Yanni Gourde

    Lightning re-signs Yanni Gourde to one-year deal

  • 1 Stefan Noesen

    Stefan Noesen

    One-year contract keeps Stefan Noesen in Ducks organization

  • 1 Joel Ward

    Joel Ward

    After Sharks winger Joel Ward's dad died, 'hockey saved me'

  • 1 Jacob Trouba

    Jacob Trouba

    Lack of deal for Trouba doesn't mean trouble ... yet

Victor Hedman Photos