2008-09: Spent most of the season with Sodertalje's J20 squad. In 32 games, Heed scored 1 goal and added 7 assists for 8 points. he added 1 assists in 2 playoff games. Passed over in the 2009 NHL Draft.
2009-10: Heed had a real breakout year in Sweden playing for Sodertalje's J20 and Elite teams. Heed scored 8 goals and added 29 assists for 37 points in 32 junior games. Heed also played at in 27 Elite games, scoring 1 goal and adding 9 assists for 10 points as a rookie with Sodertalje in the SEL.
2010-11: Heed skated in 12 games for eleventh-place Sodertalje in Sweden's 12-team Elitserien as a 19-year-old and was -7 with 1 goal. He was also with Sodertalje during the relegation playoffs and had 4 assists with 4 PMs in 10 games. Sodertalje was relegated to Allsvenskan after finishing third while Vaxjo and MoDo secured Elitserien spots for 2011-12. Ironically, Heed played 29 games for Vaxjo in Allsvenskan during the season and was +16 with 3 goals and 20 assists. Heed signed a one-year contract with the Malmo Redhawks in June 2011.
2011-12: Heed was the leading scorer amongst defensemen for Malmo in Sweden's AllSvenskan (second league). He scored 4 goals with 26 assists in 47 games and was minus-eight with 10 penalty minutes. The Redhawks finished seventh in the 14-team league and were second in the four-team pre-Kval playoff series. In the six game series Heed scored 1 goal with 2 assists and was minus-four. Heed signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim in May 2012.
Heed, a converted forward, has established himself as an effective puck-carrier, puck-mover and puck-handler. He is also an above-average skated with solid speed. He will have to continue to develop both his skills and his attitude as a rearguard, although he has gained comfort in his position with each passing campaign.
It appears now as though Heed will spend some more time overseas and may very well play out his pro career there. Continuing to adapt to a defensive-minded game, getting some time at the top level of the Swedish pro ranks and developing strength will all be essential steps toward an NHL future.