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Dennis Wideman | Defenseman | #6

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/20/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 202
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 8 (241) / BUF
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Dennis Wideman will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Washington Capitals.
This will be scratched in three consecutive games. He has four goals and 13 assists in 55 games this season. Garnet Hathaway and Rasmus Andersson will also watch from the press box. Mar 21 - 7:13 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Dennis Wideman continues to serve as a healthy scratch for the Calgary Flames.

He won't be in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Kings. This is his fifth straight game as a healthy scratch. Wideman has three goals and 16 assists in 52 games this season. Jyrki Jokipakka and Freddie Hamilton will also serve as scratches.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 9:08 PM

Dennis Wideman, Jyrki Jokipakka and Freddie Hamilton will each be scratched against Carolina on Sunday.

Wideman has posted three goals and 16 points with 30 PIMs, 59 hits and 66 blocks through 52 games. Jokipakka meanwhile has posted six points with 25 hits and 30 blocks in 38 games.
Feb 26 - 1:57 PM

Dennis Wideman, Jyrki Jokipakka and Freddie Hamilton will each be scratched against Florida on Friday.

The long time veteran Wideman has posted three goals and 16 points with 30 PIMs, 59 hits and 66 blocks through 52 games. Jokipakka meanwhile has posted six points with 25 hits and 30 blocks in 38 games.
Feb 24 - 6:47 PM

Dennis Wideman, Jyrki Jokipakka and Freddie Hamilton will each be scratched against Tampa Bay on Thursday.

Through 52 games this season Wideman has posted three goals and 16 points along with 30 PIMs, 59 hits and 66 blocks. The youngster Jokipakka meanwhile has posted six points with 25 hits and 30 blocks in 38 games.
Source: Corey Long
Feb 23 - 6:28 PM

Dennis Wideman is open to waiving his no-movement clause if the Flames want to trade him.

"If that’s something that (the Flames) want to do, then they can call and I definitely would be open to it," Wideman said. "I think, as a player, you don’t want to be anywhere that you’re not wanted. So if they want to move you and someone wants to take you, then it’s nice to go somewhere like that if that’s the case. And if I don’t hear anything, then I guess I’m here." Wideman is in the final season of his contract and it doesn't seem like he fits into the Flames' plans in the long-term and maybe not even in the short-term anymore. After all, the Flames made him a healthy scratch on Tuesday after acquiring Michael Stone from Arizona. With three goals and 16 points in 52 contests, this is far from one of Wideman's better seasons, but a team might still be interested in him as a rental for the sake of having some extra defensive depth and on the off-chance that a change of scenery will spark him.
Feb 23 - 5:29 PM

Dennis Wideman will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Michael Stone, who was acquired from Arizona on Monday, will take Wideman's spot in the lineup. It's not an ideal situation for Calgary, as they're sitting a guy with a $5.25 million cap hit. Don't be surprised if they end up trading him before the March 1st trade deadline. Wideman has three goals and 13 assists in 52 games this season. The pending unrestricted free agent averages over 20 minutes of ice time per game. Jyrki Jokipakka and Freddie Hamilton will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 21 - 7:57 PM

Dennis Wideman played in his 800th career NHL game Saturday.

Wideman was selected in the eighth round in 2002 by the Sabres. The defenseman had 56 points two seasons ago but that seems like a long time ago in fantasy hockey as he has three goals and 15 points in 42 games. He chipped in with an assist Saturday and is on a three game points streak but his fantasy value is not high at this time.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 22 - 7:45 AM

Dennis Wideman will tag in for Jyrki Jokipakka against the Rangers on Saturday.

This will be the veteran defender's first game since Nov. 1st. Wideman has four points with eight hits and nine blocks thus far in only eight games.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 02:18:00 PM

Dennis Wideman will be scratched against the Stars on Thursday.

Wideman hasn't played since Nov. 1st. The veteran defender has four points with eight hits and nine blocks thus far in only eight games.
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 08:20:00 PM

Dennis Wideman and Nicklas Grossmann will be scratched from Sunday's match with the Ducks.

This will be Wideman's third straight in the press box. He has two goals and four points with eight hits and nine blocks through eight game thus far. Grossmann for his part has no points and seven hits in three games.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 06:08:00 PM

Dennis Wideman and Jyrki Jokipakka will be scratched from Saturday's match with the Kings.

This will be Wideman's second straight match on the pine. He has two goals and four points with eight hits and nine blocks through eight game thus far. Jokipakka meanwhile has posted four points with eight blocks in 10 games.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 07:24:00 PM

Dennis Wideman, Nicklas Grossmann and Freddie Hamilton will each be scratched from Thursday's match with San Jose.

Wideman has posted two goals and four points with eight hits and nine blocks through eight games this season. We'd stick it out with him if you're in a deep league. Whereas Grossmann and Hamilton have seen just a pair of games each, and do not appear to factor strongly into Calgary's plans.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 09:14:00 PM

Dennis Wideman found the back of the net in Calgary's 4-1 win against St. Louis.

Wideman has two goals and four points in five contests this season. It's still early, but there's certainly the potential for him to bounce back after being limited to 19 points in 2015-16.
Source: Calgary Sun
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Dennis Wideman is expected to be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

It's the second game in a row that he'll be scratched. That's a lot of money to have sitting out, as Wideman makes $5.25 million this season. He's managed to score one goal in two games this season. Nicklas Grossmann and Freddie Hamilton will also watch from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 08:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Mikael Backlund
3Sam Bennett
4Matt Stajan
5Freddie Hamilton
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Johnny Gaudreau
2Matthew Tkachuk
3Micheal Ferland
4Lance Bouma
RW1Michael Frolik
2Troy Brouwer
3Kris Versteeg
4Alex Chiasson
D1Mark Giordano
2Dougie Hamilton
3T.J. Brodie
4Michael Stone
5Dennis Wideman
6Matt Bartkowski
7Deryk Engelland
8Ladislav Smid
G1Brian Elliott
2Chad Johnson