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Oscar Hedman
Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
211 lb (96 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Frölunda HC
Modo Hockey
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born April 21 1986 (1986-04-21) (age 31),
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
NHL Draft 132nd overall, 2004
Washington Capitals
Pro Career 2003 – present

Oscar Erik Olof Hedman (born April 21, 1986) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for Frölunda HC in Elitserien. Hedman made his debut in Elitserien at age 17, he quickly established himself in the league, and in 2007 he won the Swedish Championship with Modo Hockey. He is the older brother of Victor Hedman.

Playing career Edit

After a successful junior career, where he was a prominent part of Modo's J18- and J20-team, Hedman made his Elitserien debut for Modo in 2003 at the age of 17. After the season he was drafted 132nd overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Hedman was a cornerstone in Modo's 2007 championship winning team. Hedman suffered a concussion after being hit by Mika Pyörälä seven seconds into a game between Modo and arch rival Timrå IK on November 26, 2007. The hit struck Hedman unfortunate and he remained lying on the ice, paramedics equipped Hedman with a cervical collar and he was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. Hedman has improved his point totals for five consecutive seasons in Elitserien.

On March 27, 2008, Hedman signed a two-year contract with Frölunda HC.

International playEdit

Hedman played for Sweden at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships, the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where he became Sweden's leading scorer among defencemen with one goal and three assists.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeague GPGAPts+/−PIM GPGAPts+/−PIM
2003–04 Modo Hockey SEL 24123−66 600000
2004–05 Modo Hockey SEL 43134+218 400000
2005–06 Modo Hockey SEL 44325−130 501100
2006–07 Modo Hockey SEL 55279−142 20145+414
2007–08 Modo Hockey SEL 534913−230 5112+20
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 555611+326 11000+114
SEL totals 274162945−5152 51268+728


Season Team Event GP G A Pts +/− PIM
2001–02 Sweden U16 All 3 0 1 1 14
2002–03 Sweden U17 All 13 2 5 7 2
2003–04 Sweden U18 All 18 3 3 6 0 6
2004–05 Sweden U19 All 4 0 0 0 +1 6
2004–05 Sweden U20 All 15 1 0 1 +6 4
2005–06 Sweden U20 All 12 1 3 4 +10 4
2005–06 Tre Kronor All 1 0 0 0 0 0

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