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Bret Hedican
Bret Hedican
Number: 6
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 10, 1970
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN, United States
Acquired: Acquired on Jan. 15, 2002 from the Florida Panthers along with forward Kevyn Adams and defenseman Tomas Malec for defenseman Sandis Ozolinsh and center Byron Ritchie.
Drafted: STL / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 10th (198th overall)

* Was tied for first on the team and tied for 13th among NHL defensemen in plus/minus (+17)br>* Led all Hurricanes defensemen in ice-time per game (19:17)br>* Was voted by his teammates as the winner of the 2007-08 Steve Chiasson Award, which honors the player that best exemplifies determination and dedication while proving to be an inspiration to his teammates through his performance and approach to the game
* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 369 gp, 19-82-101, 313 pim

Goals: 1 (twice)br>Assists: 2 (10/24 vs. BUF)br>Points: 3 (10/24 vs. BUF)br>Penalty minutes: 6 (1/17 at OTT)br>Shots: 4 (three times)br>Time on Ice: 26:55 (1/31 vs. TOR)br>Hits: 4 (twice)br>Blocked Shots: 6 (10/13 at MTL)br>Plus/Minus: +5 (10/24 vs. BUF)br>
* Hedican is involved with his wife's charity, Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation, as well as the Garth Brooks Foundation and youth and high school hockey programs in his hometown of North St. Paul, MN
* His wife, Kristi Yamaguchi, is currently a contestant on the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars"