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6 Dennis Wideman D
Height/Weight: 6-0/200 | Birthdate: 3/20/1983 | Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada | Team: Calgary Flames | College: None | NHL Experience: 9 | Salary: $5,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 93/85
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5/11/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Tallies Two Assists In Game 5 Loss

News: Dennis Wideman racked up two assists and blocked six shots in Sunday's series-ending Game 5 loss to the Ducks.
Analysis: While he didn't find twine this postseason, Dennis Wideman racked up a whopping seven assists -- sixth most in the NHL. He logged over 25 minutes of ice time in each of the Flames' final four games and also aided fantasy owners with 27 PIM. After notching a career-high 56 points in the regular season, Wideman should be a top fantasy target on the back-end once again next season.

5/6/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Registers Assist In Victory

News: Dennis Wideman tallied his fourth assist of the playoffs in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime Game 3 win against the Ducks.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman and the rest of the Flames' offense finally woke up on Tuesday, facing a late deficit in a game where they could go down 3-0 in the series. After putting up a career-high 56 points in the regular season, Wideman keeps humming along with five points in nine playoff contests.

5/3/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Will Go Sunday

News: Dennis Wideman missed practice Saturday, but will be good to go Sunday against the Ducks, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The FAN reports.
Analysis: We haven't heard any specifics on any injuries for Dennis Wideman, so expect him to play as normal when the Flames take on the Ducks on Sunday even though he missed practice.

4/21/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Helps Out In Game 4 Win

News: Dennis Wideman dished two power-play assists in Tuesday's Game 4 win against Vancouver.
Analysis: He'd picked up just a lonely assist in the first three games of the series, but 12 PIM as well. Dennis Wideman's coming off the best offensive season of his career, and three points in four games give him a fine playoff pace in his first postseason action since 2011-12 with Washington.

4/11/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Not Expected To Play Saturday

News: Dennis Wideman (rest) is not expected to play Saturday against the Jets, Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet reports.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman has been an oasis for fantasy owners down the stretch, producing a goal and six assists over his last three games. However, with the Flames having punched their playoff ticket with a win over the Kings on Thursday, Wideman will be rested for the team's final regular-season contest. The blueliner will finish the campaign with 15 goals and 56 points, which will represent career marks in both categories.

4/9/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman Chips In Two Assists

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Chips In Two Assists

News: Dennis Wideman assisted on each of the first two goals Thursday in a 3-1 win over Los Angeles.
Analysis: With that, he reached and passed the 40-assist mark for the first time in his career. This has been Dennis Wideman's finest NHL campaign, and he's closing it out on a red-hot streak, with seven points in his last three games. Playoff poolies should mark him out, as he's not a name-brand guy, and thus may be an undervalued asset for fantasy owners.

4/7/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman On Hot End-Of-Season Run

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman On Hot End-Of-Season Run

News: Dennis Wideman picked up two helpers -- one on the power play -- Tuesday in a 3-2 win over Arizona.
Analysis: That's seven points over the last four games for Dennis Wideman, who's heating up in a huge way for the Flames as they battle for a playoff spot here in the season's final days. He keeps building his career-high point total, which now sits at 54.

4/4/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Records Three Points

News: Dennis Wideman recorded his 15th goal of the season and added two assists in Saturday's win over the Oilers.
Analysis: With five points in his last three games, the 32-year-old now hit the 50-point mark for the first time in five seasons. He's piled up a whopping 20 power-play points and with an impressive 170 shots on goal, Dennis Wideman has been one of the best all-around fantasy defenseman this season. Keep him rolling, as the Flames are counting on him to keep producing in these final few games of the regular season.

3/31/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Goal, Assist For Flames' Wideman

News: Dennis Wideman scored his 14th goal of the season and added an assist in Monday's 5-3 win over the Stars.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman also skated to a plus-2 on this one. With 49 points in 76 games, the 32-year-old rearguard has established a new career high in goals, and sits just one point off the mark of his best season (50 points), achieved in 2008-09 with Boston.

3/12/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman Dishes Out Three Assists

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Dishes Out Three Assists

News: Dennis Wideman set up three goals as the Flames doubled up the Ducks 6-3 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman and his defense partner Kris Russell have been some kind of hot lately, combining for 15 points over their last four games. They're getting top-pair duties, as well as time on Calgary's top power-play unit, and make for fantastic plays right now as they continue to fill the void left by Mark Giordano (biceps), who is done for the year.

3/7/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman Assists Twice Friday

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Assists Twice Friday

News: Dennis Wideman contributed two assists, with one coming on the power play, in Friday's win over the Red Wings.
Analysis: That's back-to-back two-assist games for Dennis Wideman, who has seen his ice time shoot up the last few contests with Mark Giordano (biceps) out of the picture. Though he's averaging 24:08 TOI for the season, Wideman has topped that mark in five consecutive games, a trend that should continue in light of his hot play. With 41 points on the campaign, the 31-year-old should have a real shot at surpassing his previous career high of 50 points, established in 2008-09 with the Bruins.

3/5/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Tallies Two Helpers

News: Dennis Wideman picked up a pair of assists -- one on the power play -- and registered eight shot blocks Thursday in a shootout win over Boston.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman and defensive partner Kris Russell combined for an outstanding four assists and a ridiculous 23 blocks in this one. As he approaches his 32nd birthday, Wideman's in the midst of one of the best seasons of his career, with 39 points in 63 games. He's got a very real chance at beating his career high of 50, set back in 2008-09 with the Bruins.

2/19/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman Dishes Out Two In Loss

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Dishes Out Two In Loss

News: Dennis Wideman assisted on both of the Flames' goals and put five shots on net in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Wild.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman's resurgent season rolls on, as the blueliner has picked up six points (all helpers) in his last five games. Though he's been on a bit of an assist run of late, Wideman has supplied more diversity in his scoring that most defensemen, with 12 of his 35 points coming on goals. He's worth keeping active in any fantasy league.

2/13/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Helps Out Twice In Win

News: Dennis Wideman registered assists at both 5-on-5 play and on the man advantage in Thursday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman's assists were of the secondary variety and came just 32 seconds apart of each other in the second period. The 31-year-old's resurgent season continues to rage on, as his 32 points are tied for 16th in the NHL among blueliners.

2/10/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Reaches 30-Point Mark

News: Dennis Wideman tallied his 30th point of the season Monday against the Sharks, earning a secondary assist on Jiri Hudler's power-play goal.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman has been quite the asset on the man advantage this season, netting four goals and seven assists to nearly triple his output from 2013-14. The 31-year-old would rank as the highest-scoring blueliner on a number of squads, but with Calgary already getting career seasons from top-pair defensemen Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie, Wideman ranks only third in blue-line points.

1/20/2015

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman The Hero In OT Win

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman The Hero In OT Win

News: Dennis Wideman found twine for the game-winning goal in overtime Monday against the Kings. He finished the night with six shots, two hits and three blocks over 26:10 of ice time.
Analysis: After suffering through a 17-game goal drought, Dennis Wideman has now lit the lamp in consecutive games, while tallying four points over his last three contests. His 12 goals on the season now place him in a tie for first in the NHL among defensemen.

1/18/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Lights Lamp In Win

News: Dennis Wideman lit the lamp in a 4-3 overtime victory against San Jose on Saturday.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman has had a consistently solid season thus far in Calgary, with 11 goals and 15 assists in 44 games. The combination of Wideman, T.J. Brodie and Mark Giordano has made fantasy owners of Calgary blue-liners happy this season.

1/15/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Calgary's Wideman Adds Two Helpers In Win

News: Dennis Wideman picked up a pair of assists and went plus-2 in Thursday's win over the Coyotes.
Analysis: One of them was on Sean Monahan's empty-net goal, but hey, they all count the same. While Dennis Wideman remains among the leaders among defensemen in terms of goal-scoring with 10, he hasn't put a puck in the net since Dec. 4 and has a fairly modest eight assists in 17 games since then.

1/10/2015

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Dennis Wideman

Scoring Pace Slowing For Flames' Wideman

News: Dennis Wideman picked up an assist in Friday's 6-5 loss to the Panthers.
Analysis: Finally, it appears the momentum of Dennis Wideman's ridiculously hot start to the season is finally losing some momentum. After potting 10 goals over his first 26 games, Wideman's shooting percentage has regressed, as he hasn't found the net since Dec. 4. He's not been a total liability in the assist department during that goal dry spell, but nonetheless, what once seemed to be a surefire 40-point season is no longer a given.

12/23/2014

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Helps Out Twice Monday

News: Dennis Wideman assisted on two goals in Monday's win over the Kings.
Analysis: One of the helpers came on the man advantage, giving him a team-best nine power-play points on the campaign. The 31-year-old is improbably joining a resurgent season, largely on the strength of his 10 goals, which rank in a tie for first among all NHL blueliners.

12/5/2014

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Flames' Wideman Reaches 10 Goals

Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Reaches 10 Goals

News: Dennis Wideman scored his ninth and 10th goals -- the first on the power play, the second at even strength -- in Thursday's overtime win against Colorado.
Analysis: Yep, he's got double-digit goals from the blue line in just 26 games. Who saw that coming? Dennis Wideman scored just four times in 46 games last year and has a career high of 13 that he appears poised to blast past as a member of the Flames' high-scoring blue line. He also has a three-game point streak going in which he's tallied five points.

12/3/2014

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Dennis Wideman

Two More Points For Flames' Wideman

News: Dennis Wideman tallied two assists in Tuesday's win over the Coyotes.
Analysis: The 31-year-old refuses to slow down. The two helpers boost his total to 15 points in 25 games, which incredibly, is only the third-best total among Calgary blueliners.

11/21/2014

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Notches Goal In Loss

News: Dennis Wideman tallied another goal in Thursday's loss to the Blackhawks.
Analysis: The goal was Dennis Wideman's eighth of the season, tops among NHL defensemen and doubling his total from the 2013-14 campaign. Wideman has shown above-average offensive ability in the past, but he's a prime sell-high candidate if ever there was one. His current 17.9 shooting percentage is 13 points above his career rate, suggesting he's had an unusual amount of bounces go his way this season.

11/19/2014

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Dennis Wideman

Flames' Wideman Scores Pair

News: Dennis Wideman scored twice in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Ducks on Tuesday.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman and his fellow defenseman have been hard to stop this season, as Wideman now has seven goals in 19 games, tied for the league lead among blueliners. That's nearly double his total of four goals from last season, a mark he needed 46 games to achieve.

11/3/2014

Dennis Wideman, D, CGY Points Keep Coming For Flames' Wideman

Dennis Wideman

Points Keep Coming For Flames' Wideman

News: Dennis Wideman collected one assist and attempted six shots on goal in Sunday's win over the Canadiens. The blueliner also chipped in two hits, two penalty minutes and five blocked shots in the victory.
Analysis: Dennis Wideman saw his streak of four consecutive games with a goal come to an end last week, but with two assists over his last three contests, he's continued to pay dividends for his fantasy owners. The 31-year-old is enjoying a nice late-career resurgence through the Flames' first 12 games, collecting five goals and three assists.