Lightning’s Victor Hedman wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Watch as Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman is presented with the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP for the 2019-2020 playoffs.

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner following Tampa Bay’s Stanley Cup victory in Game 6 on Monday night.

In 24 playoff games, Hedman scored 10 goals, third-most among defenceman in NHL history. He added 11 assists for 21 points, tied for third-most in a single post-season among active defenceman.

Hedman, the second-overall pick by the Lightning in 2009, assisted on Brayden Point’s first-period goal on Monday, which proved to be the game winner.

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