Dennis Wideman's Season To Forget Comes to an End

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A triceps injury has ended defenseman Dennis Wideman‘s interesting (to say the least) season, the Calgary Flames announced today. Injury Update: Dennis Wideman will not play the remaining 12 games of the #Flames season due to a tricep injury. — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) March 18, 2016 The injury is an unfortunate conclusion to a season he will […] READ MORE


Wideman Suspension Cut in Half

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Today, an Opinion by independent arbitrator James Oldham saw the 20-game Dennis Wideman suspension cut in half. It was the first such case to go through the arbitration process for discipline handed down by the National Hockey League. The NHL immediately decried the decision, saying it “strenuously disagreed” with Oldham’s Opinion, and that it would […] READ MORE


Bettman upholds Wideman Suspension

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Gary Bettman has released his ruling on Dennis Wideman’s appeal of his twenty game suspension following his incident with linesman Don Henderson on January 27th, 2016.  Wideman has the option to further appeal the suspension to an independent third-party arbitrator if he so chooses. The following is the press release from the National Hockey League. […] READ MORE


Dennis Wideman Suspension: The NHL Got it Right

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Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman simply had to pay for his crime. And pay he will, to the tune of $ 564,516.20. While Last Word on Sports reported on the suspension earlier today, this subject is worthy of deeper analysis. Feel free to weigh in below… Dennis Wideman Suspension: The NHL Got it Right The NHL got […] READ MORE


Dennis Wideman Suspended For 20 Games

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The NHL has announced that Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended for 20 games for running over linesman Don Henderson on January 27th, 2016 when the Flames played the Nashville Predators at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Wideman, 32, will forfeit $546,516.13 to the NHL’s Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund during his suspension. That’s a long skate […] READ MORE


Dennis Wideman Suspended Indefinitely

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Following an incident where Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman crosschecked linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night against the Nashville Predators, the NHL has reported that Wideman is suspended indefinitely. The crosscheck occurred after Wideman got up shaking up from a hit from Predators forward Mikka Salomaki.  Following the hit Wideman tried skating off clenched over as […] READ MORE


Mark Giordano Signs Six-Year/$40.5 Million Extension

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The Flames have locked up a key piece on their blueline moving forward Tuesday afternoon. The #Flames have re-signed #TheCaptain to a six-year contract ~ http://t.co/1HKSh8k9ZV pic.twitter.com/CEsZqHomdM — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) August 25, 2015 AAV Os $6.75M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 25, 2015 Giordano, who will turn 32 this October, has had quite a […] READ MORE


2015 Mount Rushmore of Hockey

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In Keystone, North Dakota of the USA, you’ll find one of the most beautiful pieces of artwork known to man. Mount Rushmore, sculpted by artist Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, is a 60-foot sculpture of the heads of four American Presidents: George Washington (1732-1799), Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) and Abraham […] READ MORE


What the Canucks Need to do to Win Game 3

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After surrendering Game 1 to the Calgary Flames in heartbreaking fashion, a Kris Russell game-winner with less than 30 seconds remaining, the Canucks skated to a well deserved 4-1 victory in Game 2, and now head to Calgary with a chance to take back home-ice advantage. After multiple years without playoff hockey, the Saddledome will […] READ MORE


T.J. Brodie’s Quick Development Key to Calgary Flames Success

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The formula for one of the early surprises this season – the success of the Calgary Flames – has been simple: good goaltending and strong play from their blue line. This simple formula has resulted in a current claim by the Flames to third place in the vaunted Pacific Division, only trailing the Anaheim Ducks and Vancouver Canucks, […] READ MORE