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Bret Hedican

Full name: Bret Michael Hedican
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: August 10, 1970 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: St. Cloud State Huskies, St. Cloud (USA) / Carolina Hurricanes, Raleigh (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Related Olympians: Husband of Kristi Yamaguchi.

Other SR Links: Hockey-Reference.com

Biography

Bret Hedican played three years of college hockey at St. Cloud State, and then, after the 1992 Winter Olympics, started his NHL career with the St. Louis Blues. A defenseman, Hedican later played for the Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers, and Carolina Hurricanes, before finishing his career in 2008-09 with the Anaheim Ducks. With the Canes he won a Stanley Cup ring in 2006. His NHL career saw him play in 1,039 games, with 55 goals and 294 points. He also played for the United States at the World Championships in 1997, 1999, and 2001, in addition to his two Winter Olympic appearances. At the 1992 Winter Olympics, Hedican met Kristi Yamaguchi, the figure skating gold medalist that year, and they later married, eventually settling in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hedican retired from a long hockey career in September 2009. He has now begun announcing games as an analyst for the San Jose Sharks.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 4
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 8

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM P/M SOG S#
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 4 1992-02-08 0 0 4
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 2 1992-02-22 TCH 6, USA 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1992-02-21 EUN 5, USA 2 0 0 0
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1992-02-18 USA 4, FRA 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1992-02-09 USA 6, ITA 3 0 0 0
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1992-02-11 USA 2, GER 0 0 0 2
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Group A Match #8 1 1992-02-13 USA 4, FIN 1 0 0 2
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1992-02-15 USA 3, POL 0 0 0 0
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Ice Hockey United States USA Group A Match #15 1T 1992-02-17 USA 3, SWE 3 0 0 0
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 8 2006-02-15 0 1 6 1 2
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 2006-02-22 FIN 4, USA 3 0 0 2 -1 1 2
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #3 1T 2006-02-15 USA 3, LAT 3 0 1 2 +2 0 2
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #6 1 2006-02-16 USA 4, KAZ 1 0 0 2 +1 1 2
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #9 2 2006-02-18 SVK 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #12 2 2006-02-19 SWE 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2006 Winter 35 Torino Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #15 2 2006-02-21 RUS 5, USA 4 0 0 0 -1 0 2