Dennis Wideman RUMORS & NEWS

  • NHL dismisses neutral arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case

    Sportsnet "The NHL has dismissed James Oldham from his position as neutral arbitrator, according to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal. Oldham was assigned to the case of Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman, who was suspended 20 games for cross-checking NHL linesman Don Henderson from behind on..." July 20

  • NHL sues NHLPA to vacate Wideman suspension

    TSN "The National Hockey League has applied for a judicial review, a form of a lawsuit, against the NHL Players' Association to vacate the reduced 10-game suspension of Calgary Flames' defenceman Dennis Wideman. Wideman's suspension for hitting linesman Don Henderson on Jan. 27 originally drew a..." June 09

  • Friedman wonders if Wideman-to-Edmonton makes sense

    Today's Slapshot "“I do wonder if Calgary and Wideman are going to say, ‘Is it time for a fresh start?’ It was a really rough end to the season for everybody this year. There might be some hurt feelings over some of the stuff that came out in the testimony. “I’m wondering if they kind of talk to each other and..." April 18

  • Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman out for season with tricep injury

    Sportsnet "Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman will miss the remainder of the regular season with a tricep injury, the team announced Friday. " March 19

  • Flames' Wideman injured in post-goal collision

    The Score "Dennis Wideman just can't seem to stay on the ice. The Calgary Flames defenseman was hurt in the immediate aftermath of Michael Frolik's goal against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night. Wideman collided with teammate Joe Colborne near the boards, moments after Frolik gave the Flames a 2-0..." March 17

  • Linesman hit by Wideman is out for season with concussion

    TSN "The National Hockey League Officials Association said linesman Don Henderson, who reportedly sustained a concussion when he was cross-checked from behind by Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman, will miss the remainder of this season. Wideman’s 20-game suspension for the hit was reduced to..." March 12

  • NHL Officials' Association unhappy with Wideman decision

    The Score "It's been more than six weeks since Dennis Wideman cross-checked linesman Don Henderson, and the situation continues to intensify after an arbitrator recently made a decision to reduce the defenseman's suspension from 20 games to 10. While Wideman was thankful for the sentence reduction, the..." March 12

  • Dennis Wideman's text about 'stupid refs, stupid media' was sent to Gregory Campbell

    The Score "An interesting twist to the Dennis Wideman suspension saga was revealed Friday, after the Calgary Flames defenseman's suspension for making contact with linesman Don Henderson was reduced to 10 games from 20. After Wideman's initial appeal of the suspension was upheld by the NHL, it was..." March 11

  • Final verdict made on Dennis Wideman appeal

    Sportsnet "Roughly a month and a half after the controversial incident, the Dennis Wideman appeal process is over, Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reports. Independent arbitrator James Oldham chopped the NHL’s 20-game suspension of the Calgary Flames defenceman in half Friday, making it a 10-game ban. Wideman..." March 11

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