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Bret Hedican Biography Photos Wallpapers

Bret Hedican is a retired American professional ice hockey player and a two-time US Olympian. Hedican was drafted 198th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. A merchandise of St. Cloud State University, Hedican played with the 1992 US Olympic Team before he manufactured his NHL debut in the 1991–92 season with the Blues. In his third season with the Blues, Hedican was traded to the Vancouver Canucks with Jeff Brown and Nathan LaFayette for Craig Janney, on March 21, 1994.

Hedican established himself in the Canucks blueline and when five seasons was later traded to the Florida Panthers by Vancouver with Pavel Bure, Brad Ference and Vancouver’s 3rd round selection (Robert Fried) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft for Ed Jovanovski, Dave Gagner, Mike Brown, Kevin Weekes and Florida’s 1st round choice (Nathan Smith) in the 2000 Entry Draft, on January 17, 1999. Hedican was then traded by the Panthers with Kevyn Adams and Tomas Malec to the Carolina Hurricanes for Sandis Ozolinsh and Byron Ritchie on January 16, 2002. He would spend five and a 50 percent seasons with the Hurricanes and won his only Stanley Cup in 2006.

For the 2008–09 season, Hedican signed a a single-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks. He played his 1000th career NHL game on November 21, 2008 against the St. Louis Blues. On September 6, 2009, Hedican was interviewed live on the television sports talk show Chronicle Live, on CSN Bay Area, and announced his retirement. Hedican led the league in short-handed aids during the 1997-98 season, with seven.

Hedican joined Comcast SportsNet California before long after retiring, serving as a pre-game and post-game analyst for the channel’s San Jose Sharks coverage.

Name Bret Hedican
Height 6 ft 2 in
Naionality American
Day of Birth 10-August-1970
Place of Birth St. Paul, MN, U.S.
Famous for Ice Hockey Player

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