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Dennis Wideman | Defenseman

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/20/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
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Dennis Wideman assisted on both Calgary goals in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim.
He accounted for seven helpers in 11 playoff games, but the Flames were eliminated in five outings by the Ducks. Wideman amassed 15 goals and 56 points in 80 games during the regular season. May 11 - 10:13 AM

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Dennis Wideman said that the Calgary Flames played well in Game 4.

The Flames dropped a 4-2 decision to the Anaheim Ducks and now trail the best-of-seven series 3-1. "I think we played well. I think we played one of our better games," Wideman said. "We just made a couple mistakes, and they’re an opportunistic team, and when you give them those chances, they seem to bury. I think if we play like that, we’re going to win some games." Wideman has five assists in 10 playoff games after an outstanding regular season in which he had 15 goals and 56 points in 80 contests.
Source: Calgary Sun
May 9 - 6:17 AM

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman didn't practice on Saturday, but it sounds like he's good to go for Game 2.

Wideman seemed shaken up by a blocked shot in Game 1. The Flames need offense from their defense, and Wideman is one of the leading sources of it. The 32-year-old has four assists in seven postseason contests after generating 56 points in 80 games in 2014-15.
May 2 - 5:51 PM

Dennis Wideman recorded two assists in Calgary's 3-1 win over Vancouver in Game 4 of the first round series.

Wideman also logged 27:47 minutes in the contest and is averaging 27:15 minutes per contest in the playoffs. He now has three points in four postseason games after recording 56 points in 80 contests during the regular season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Apr 22 - 10:44 AM

Dennis Wideman collected 12 PIMs in Friday's 4-1 loss to Vancouver, tying the series at one.

Wideman also contributed two shots and three blocks over 24:24 of work, including nearly four minutes on special teams. Wideman started his night off with a puck over the glass minor early on in the first, and would later fight collect a simultaneous 10 minute misconduct with Yannick Weber with less than five minutes to go.
Apr 18 - 3:14 AM

Dennis Wideman had an assist in Calgary's 2-1 victory over Vancouver in Game 1 of the first round series.

Wideman is coming off of a superb campaign where he scored 15 goals and 56 points in 80 contests. The Flames will lean on him heavily in the playoffs, as evidenced by the fact that he logged 30:03 minutes in their postseason opener.
Source: Calgary Sun
Apr 16 - 9:08 AM

Dennis Wideman did a bit of everything, including notching two assists, during Thursday's 3-1 win over the Kings.

Wideman now has points in three straight, and four of his last five, racking up five assists and seven points over that span. On Thursday night however, he tallied a shot, a hit, a block, and had five takeaways over his 28:11 of ice time. Wideman leads his fellow Flames defenders with 15 goals, 41 assists, and 56 points overall.
Apr 10 - 1:04 AM

Dennis Wideman recorded two assists in a 3-2 win against the Coyotes.

It was Wideman's third multi-point game over the span of four contests. He has 15 goals and 54 points in 79 contests in 2014-15. His recent outburst has put him in a tie for fifth place in the blueliner scoring race.
Apr 8 - 10:48 AM

Dennis Wideman had a goal and two assists and set a career high as he now has 52 points.

Wideman has been outstanding offensively since Mark Giordano went on the shelf for the remainder of the season 18 games ago as the defenseman has 15 points during that interval. "The points are nice and it’s nice I’ve been able to contribute," said the 32-year-old. "Obviously, that’s great, but I think we’re winning games." He now has 15 goals this season.
Apr 6 - 5:23 AM

Dennis Wideman came through in a big way during Monday's important 5-3 win over Dallas.

Wideman scored a power play goal, added and an assist, and blocked six shots. Wideman continues to lead his fellow Flames defenders with 14 goals and 49 points this season. He also ranks sixth in the league in points among defenders.
Mar 31 - 2:21 AM

Dennis Wideman had an assist in Calgary's 3-2 victory over Colorado on Monday.

Wideman has 13 goals and 47 points in 72 contests in 2014-15. He's got a fair shot of surpassing his current career-high of 50 points.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 24 - 10:48 AM

Dennis Wideman recorded three assists in a 6-3 victory over Anaheim Wednesday night.

Wideman has three multi-point games in his last four contests. He has 12 goals and 44 points in 66 games this season. He's never recorded more than 50 points in a single season, but he's got an outside chance of doing so in 2014-15.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 12 - 10:48 AM

Coach Bob Hartley has become a big fan of defenseman Dennis Wideman.

It certainly did not look that way early in the season as the coach made the veteran defenseman a healthy scratch in the second game of the season. "It was going in the ditch," Hartley recalled. "You’re the highest-paid player and you’re sitting in the stands. It’s pretty safe to say that things were not going well. I always push and I pushed him probably more than I’ve pushed many players, because I knew that there was something in him, and we just had to find a way to get it out. He’s the one that did it." It worked out great as Hartley got the reaction he wanted from Wideman, so much so, that Wideman got the 'A' on his uniform when Curtis Glencross was traded a week ago. Wideman is having a big season with 12 goals and 41 points in 64 games, including nine helpers in his past 10.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 8 - 7:29 AM

Dennis Wideman netted two assists, including one on the power play in Thursday's shootout victory over the Bruins.

The tallies won't make it on to any highlight reel, but you can bet his teammates appreciate the efforts he made while skating 33:04 of the game's 65 minutes. Wideman added two hits, four shots, and eight blocks during his time as well. Wideman now has 27 assists and 39 points this season, with 14 coming with the man advantage.
Mar 5 - 11:38 PM

Dennis Wideman said he enjoyed his stint with the Boston Bruins.

Wideman played in Boston from 2006 to 2010. "I enjoyed the city a lot, where I lived in the north end and the whole city. I really enjoyed, just the quality of life here. We had some good times here. We had some good teams and some great playoff series’ and things like that. I really enjoyed playing here." The 31-year-old has 12 goals and 37 points in 62 games this season.
Mar 5 - 6:23 PM

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RW1Jiri Hudler
2Michael Frolik
3Josh Jooris
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D1Mark Giordano
2T.J. Brodie
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5Kris Russell
6Ladislav Smid
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