Lightning: Victor Hedman Kids- Meet His Son Rio Hedman

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Victor Hedman kids Rio was born on October 14, 2020, barely two weeks after the Lightning won the first of their two consecutive Stanley Cups and Hedman was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP. Rio Hedman is the first child of Victor.

Victor Hedman is a professional ice hockey defenseman from Sweden who was born on December 18th, 1990. He now serves as the alternate captain for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL)

Victor Hedman Wearing His Gaming Suit
Victor Hedman Wearing His Gaming Suit (Source: Instagram)

The athlete is widely regarded as one of the top defensemen in the NHL, known for his size, strength, and skating ability.

The Lightning picked Hedman with the second overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, and he quickly established himself as one of the league’s top young defensemen.

Hedman made his NHL debut for the Lightning on 3 October 2009 and has been a mainstay on the team ever since. 

Victor Hedman Kids: Son Rio Hedman

Victor Hedman had a baby boy named Rio Hedman on October 14, 2020, who is currently 3 years old. 

Sanna Grundberg, a longtime lover of Victor Hedman, is his wife. The pair wedded on July 23, 2017, in their hometown of Ornskoldsvik.

According to information available from public sources, Victor and Sanna started dating in 2009 and have been together ever since.

Victor Hedman And His Son Rio
Victor Hedman And His Son Rio (Source: Instagram)

Sanna was 18 years old at the time of dating and was unable to work because of her immigration status. She was originally referred to as a dependable ladyfriend, so perhaps that hasn’t changed.

Victor Hedman Parents

Victor Hedman was born in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, to his father, Olle Hedman, and mother, Elizabeth Hedman.

He is the youngest of the three sons of his parents. The hockey defenseman was raised in a loving home with his two older brothers, Oscar and Johan Hedman, who were both hockey players.

Victor Hedman With His Family
Victor Hedman With His Family (Source: Instagram)

He participated for Sweden in the 2008 World Junior Championships, aiding the group to win a silver medal when Canada defeated Sweden 3-2 in the final.

Hedman first made his debut as a goalkeeper. Together with his buddies, including well-known iRacing driver Fredrik Sellgren, he also played street hockey.

Victor Hedman Career

At the age of 17, he made his debut against Norway in an exhibition game and represented Sweden in the 2008 World Junior Championships, the team won a silver medal. 

Hedman was added to the Swedish Ice Hockey Association’s squad for the 2016 Hockey World Cup on March 2.

Victor Hedman On Formal Dress
Victor Hedman On Formal Dress (Source: Instagram)

Hedman established a hockey academy in his hometown in 2014. The school’s openings were filled in under two hours. Hedman claimed that it was all worthwhile to “see the excitement in the youngsters’ eyes.

Victor wore jersey number 41 when playing for Sweden, but Mike Smith was already sporting it when he was selected by the Lightning.

Moreover, he appeared in the NHL All-Star Game four times and was named to the NHL All-Star Team in 2018, and has won the James Norris Memorial Trophy once, in addition to winning the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2020.

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