When people hear about the Tampa Bay Lightning, a few things come to mind. Defense isn’t one of them. Despite their depth, the Lightning are one of the worst defensive teams in the league.
Even with the struggles, Tampa Bay has one of most talented groups of young defensemen. The youngest of the group is 22-year-old Victor Hedman, who is having a great 2013 campaign and should be one of the biggest stars emerging for the Lightning.