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Latest Dennis Wideman Items
Even now when every Washington Capitals game is televised, players admitted playing in this spotlight was a big deal: On national television, against the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers, at Madison Square Garden.
Dale Hunter likes it when the Washington Capitals block shots. He likes it when the London Knights, his Ontario Hockey League team, block shots. He's all about sacrificing the body and paying the price.
In the third period of the Washington Capitals' 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at Verizon Center, Rene Bourque lifted his right elbow up and struck Nicklas Backstrom in the jaw. Backstrom stayed in the game briefly but had to come out.
The last time Tim Thomas came to the District, his decision to skip the Boston Bruins' trip to the White House was front and center. He couldn't save himself from the spotlight and scrutiny.
Alex Ovechkin took just one shot on goal and played a shade under 20 minutes. It wasn't the magnificent, light-up-Bell Centre sort of comeback that some in Montreal may have scripted, but the Washington Capitals' captain emerged from his three-game suspension thrilled to be back on the ice.
Coming out of the NHL All-Star break, the Washington Capitals should be rested and refreshed. All-Star defenseman Dennis Wideman and call-ups Cody Eakin and Joel Rechlicz were the only ones playing over the past several days.
Still in his skates, Dennis Wideman waded around the tiny visitors locker room at Scotiabank Place with sharpie in hand. It's a ritual of NHL All-Stars to get their teammates autographs, and the Washington Capitals defenseman wasn't letting this opportunity go to waste.
When does a 95.3-mph slap shot seem like child's play? When Zdeno Chara fires one at 108.8.
It might feel like the good Ol' Boston days for Dennis Wideman this weekend, on a team captained by Zdeno Chara and coached by Claude Julien and his staff. If only Wideman's time with the Bruins didn't end on such a sour note.