Sport Lightning All-Star Victor Hedman leaves with 'lower body injury'

05:25  12 january  2018
05:25  12 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Lightning All-Star Victor Hedman leaves with 'lower body injury'

  Lightning All-Star Victor Hedman leaves with 'lower body injury' Victor Hedman left the ice with 13:44 remaining in the second period after a collision with the Flames' Garnet Hathaway.Hedman left the ice with 13:44 remaining in the second period after a collision with the Flames' Garnet Hathaway. 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. The Lightning said Hedman was out for the remainder of the game with a "lower-body injury.

Victor Hedman left the ice with 13:44 remaining in the second period after a collision with the Flames' Garnet Hathaway.

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman left Thursday’s game against the Calgary Flames with a lower - body injury . Hedman , who was named to his second all - star game earlier this week, is third in defence scoring with 33 points.

a man wearing a uniform: Victor Hedman © (Getty Images) Victor Hedman

Lightning All-Star defenseman Victor Hedman left Thursday's game against the Flames with what appeared to be a left knee injury.

Hedman left the ice with 13:44 remaining in the second period after a collision with the Flames' Garnet Hathaway. 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. The Lightning said Hedman was out for the remainder of the game with a "lower-body injury."

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, Hedman entered Thursday's game averaging a career-high 25:57 average ice time.

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