Capitals Insider: Dennis Wideman


Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Dennis Wideman

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:11 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Injury update on Mike Knuble and Dennis Wideman

Mike Knuble and Dennis Wideman discuss the progress of their recoveries.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mike Knuble, Dennis Wideman

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Mike Knuble likely to return ‘in the second round at some point,’ Bruce Boudreau says

Coach Bruce Boudreau gives updates on Mike Green, Mike Knuble and Dennis Wideman.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Mike Green, Mike Green

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Updates on Mike Knuble and Dennis Wideman

Mike Knuble says he’s ‘encouraged’ by his progress, Coach Bruce Boudreau said Dennis Wideman left the ice early because he felt dizzy.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:57 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Dennis Wideman, Mike Knuble

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Statistical analysis: A closer look at Dennis Wideman's plus-minus rating

In an effort to provide the team some insurance against a prolonged absence of Tom Poti and Mike Green, the Caps acquired Dennis Wideman from Florida for a third-round pick in 2011 and a prospect. Wideman is a puck-moving defensemen who can clearly help on Washington's ailing power play, but...

By Neil Greenberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Statistical analysis

Posted at 01:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Capitals rally for a 2-1 overtime win over Islanders in new players' debuts

Perhaps everyone was paying a little extra attention to the Capitals' newest acquisitions Tuesday night at Verizon Center but it was hard not to notice Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman and Marco Sturm in their Washington debuts. In Arnott's case, a pass out in front to Brooks Laich in the waning...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, New York Islanders

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Jason Arnott likely to center Alexander Semin, Marco Sturm on Capitals' second line vs. Isles

More to come soon from Jason Arnott and Dennis Wideman, who will both debut for the Capitals tonight against the Islanders along with Marco Sturm. First, though, Coach Bruce Boudreau this morning discussed his contemplation of where to put the new players in the lineup. As has been well documented...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Rate the Capitals' trade deadline moves

By 3 p.m. yesterday, the Capitals were an older, more experienced team as General Manager George McPhee traded for center Jason Arnott from New Jersey and defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida to go along with Saturday's waiver pickup of Marco Sturm. How did McPhee do in his efforts to make...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, Poll, Trade deadline

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 02/28/2011

McPhee: Mike Green to miss 'a couple of weeks' with head injury

Capitals General Manager George McPhee said Mike Green will be out "a couple of weeks" after the defenseman was hit in the head for the second time in two weeks Friday against the Rangers. Green has missed seven of the past nine contests since a puck struck him in the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  06:03 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Capitals GM George McPhee: 'I'm really happy with what we've acquired'

General Manager George McPhee said he was pleased with the Capitals' trade-deadline acquisitions of center Jason Arnott from New Jersey and defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida because they address "specific needs" going into the postseason. "I'm really happy with what we've acquired," McPhee said in a news conference at Kettler...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  05:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David Steckel, Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Jason Arnott

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Dennis Wideman: 'Hopefully I fit right in' with Capitals

Dennis Wideman hadn't heard that the Capitals might be pursuing him, but the 27-year-old defenseman told reporters on a conference call this afternoon that he's excited to join Washington and be back in the playoff picture. "My first reaction was excitement," said Wideman, whom Washington acquired from Florida in exchange...

By Katie Carrera  |  04:07 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Mike Green expected to miss at least the next two games

While Dennis Wideman provides defensive depth for the Capitals, the uncertain health of both Mike Green and Tom Poti makes him an even more important addition. Green, who is in Calgary with his family following the death of his grandmother, will likely miss the next two games, but Coach Bruce...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Injuries, Mike Green, Tom Poti

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau on Dennis Wideman trade: 'I think it's a great pickup'

Newly-acquired defenseman Dennis Wideman is a right-handed shot -- something in short supply on the Capitals' blue line. The six-year veteran, acquired from Florida in exchange for prospect Jake Hauswirth and this year's third-round draft pick, is a puck-moving defenseman who can help Washington's speed and transition game, particularly with...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Mike Green