Dennis Wideman

Ice Hockey Player
Born Mar 20, 1983

Dennis Earl Wideman is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. Wideman was drafted from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League in the 8th round, 241st overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.… Read More

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1983 Birth Born on March 20, 1983.


1997 - 1999 3 More Events
2000 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Wideman began 2000–01 in Sudbury, scoring seven goals and 18 points in 25 games before being traded to the London Knights.
2001 18 Years Old He exploded offensively in the 2001–02 season, scoring 27 goals and 69 points in 65 games with London, while registering 141 penalty minutes. … Read More
2002 19 Years Old He had another solid offensive season in 2002–03, as Wideman had 20 goals and 47 points in 55 games.


2003 - 2004 3 More Events
2005 22 Years Old 1 More Event
He then began the 2005–06 season with Blues' new affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen, also of the AHL, scoring two goals and six points in 12 games.
2006 23 Years Old In 2006–07, Wideman made the Blues out of training camp, and in 55 games, he scored five goals and 22 points.
On February 27, 2007, the Blues traded Wideman to the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Brad Boyes.
2008 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2008 playoffs, Wideman had three assists in six games.
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 11 2009 playoff games, Wideman had seven assists.
Despite his lower regular season point production, he had a very strong offensive 2010 playoff performance, scoring a goal and 12 points in 13 games.
The Panthers traded Wideman to the Washington Capitals for Jake Hauswirth and the Capitals' third-round draft pick in 2011. … Read More


2016 33 Years Old On January 27, 2016, Wideman hit linesman Don Henderson from behind in a game between the Flames and Nashville Predators. … Read More
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