Dennis Wideman RUMORS & NEWS

  • New evidence could be heard at Dennis Wideman’s appeal

    Sportsnet "Dennis Wideman’s appeal hearing is set to take place Wednesday in New York City, as the Calgary Flames defenceman attempts to get his 20-game suspension reduced. Wideman was handed a 20-game ban for knocking linesman Don Henderson to the ice in a Jan. 27 game against the Nashville..." February 07

  • Suspension appeal hearing for Flames' Wideman set for Wednesday

    The Score "Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman will plead his case to the league next week. The 32-year-old's appeal hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday in New York City. Wideman is appealing the 20-game suspension he was assessed after hitting linesman Don Henderson in a game against the..." February 06

  • Wideman apologizes but is 'really disappointed' over suspension for collision with referee

    Calgary Herald "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman broke his silence Thursday, issuing a public apology to linesman Don Henderson and saying he is “disappointed” with the 20-game suspension he was handed by the NHL after his ugly collision with the official last week. Reading from notes, Wideman..." February 04

  • The NHL Is Afraid Of Dennis Wideman's Defense

    Deadspin "Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman received a 20-game suspension for checking an official, but the controversy isn’t nearly over yet. The players’ union released a strong statement defending Wideman, and he will appeal: perhaps his first of two. It was one of the strangest things I’ve ever seen on..." February 04

  • NHLPA to appeal Dennis Wideman's suspension

    Matchsticks & Gasoline "It's breaking Dennis Wideman news all afternoon. Earlier today the league dropped the hammer on Wideman with a 20 game suspension that would keep #6 out until the middle of March. Wideman is getting the gate for his cross check on linesman Don Henderson last week in a game against the Nashville..." February 04

  • Wideman diagnosed with concussion after incident with linesman, Salomaki

    The Score "Dennis Wideman was found to have a concussion after the Calgary Flames' game against the Nashville Predators last week, but the league says that doesn't excuse his cross-check on linesman Don Henderson. Nashville Predators forward Miikka Salomaki delivered a hit on Wideman moments before the..." February 04

  • Wideman suspended 20 games for hit on linesman

    TSN "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman has been suspended 20 games by the NHL on Tuesday for his Jan. 27 hit on linesman Don Henderson. Wideman, 32, is the 12th NHL player to be suspended for physical abuse of an official in the last 15 years. Wideman was quickly suspended indefinitely by the..." February 03

  • Report: Dennis Wideman Will Tell NHL He Was "Woozy" When He Checked Linesman

    Deadspin "Dennis Wideman’s disciplinary hearing begins at 2:30 today, and I’m genuinely curious what sort of suspension the NHL will hand down. The video shows what happened—Wideman cross-checking a linesman, landing him in the hospital overnight for observation—but it doesn’t show why. And there doesn’t..." February 02

  • Flames D Wideman suspended indefinitely for hit on linesman

    TSN "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing for his hit on linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night. Before the incident, Wideman was on the receiving end of a hard check from Nashville Predators forward Miikka Salomaki. On his way back to the..." January 29

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Indefinite suspension for Wideman pending post All Star hearing.

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Confirming NHL linesman Don Henderson was in hospital for precautionary reasons. Home now. NHL expected to decide on Wideman today.

  • Was NHL player concussed when he brutally ran over referee?

    New York Post "There’s making contact with an official, and then there’s what Dennis Wideman did on Wednesday night. The Calgary Flames defenseman cross-checked linesman Don Henderson from behind, crumpling Henderson to the ice near the Nashville Predators bench. The play occurred during the second period of..." January 28

  • Dennis Wideman on linesman hit: I couldn’t avoid it

    Sportsnet "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman defended his collision with linesman Don Henderson that knocked the official on to the ice in Wednesday night’s game against the Nashville Predators. There was no penalty on the play. “I was just trying to get off the ice. And, at the last second, I..." January 28

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    Adrian Dater @adater

    Flames calling around NHL trying to unload Dennis Wideman. But two years, $11 million left on contract makes him tough to move at 32

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    Wes Gilbertson @SUNGilbertson

    #Flames D Dennis Wideman, the highest-paid guy on the roster, will be a healthy scratch tonight in Edmonton.

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    Pat Steinberg @Fan960Steinberg

    Injury updates from Hartley: Wideman "shut down" and is a long shot to return this season. #Flames

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    Hudler (lower body) and Wideman (upper body) will not play today or tomorrow.

  • Broken paw mended, Dennis Wideman returns to the lineup for the Flames

    Calgary Herald "Dennis Wideman, just like you, has watched the past few Calgary Flames games and wondered where the offence has gone. From his vantage point --- sick bay at the Scotiabank Saddledome where he has been recovering from a broken hand for the last month --- there are chances, sure, but no one seems..." January 03

  • Flames Sean Monahan, Dennis Wideman out with injuries

    Calgary Sun "The Calgary Flames are already in tough to win games with a healthy lineup. After losing more key players to long-term injuries, life isn’t about to become any easier as they head to Southern California for a two-game road trip which begins Friday afternoon in Anaheim. Rookie standout centre..." November 29

  • Dennis Wideman making most of icetime with Flames

    Calgary Sun "Dennis Wideman isn’t letting his 31 shifts per game go to waste. The Calgary Flames blueliner has already amassed 17 shots on goal and trails only Lee Stempniak’s 21 for the team lead in just five games. “My job is to try and get as many pucks to the net as possible” Wideman said following..." October 16