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Capitals Insider Archive: Dennis Wideman

Capitals pin power-play hopes on Dennis Wideman

Washington's struggles on the power play have been well-documented this season, and while the Caps didn't score during their only man advantage against St. Louis on Thursday, they had a few chances and started to show a glimmer of hope that things might turn around. Newly-acquired defenseman Dennis Wideman played...

By Greg Schimmel  | March 4, 2011; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (86)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman  
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Line change: Submit questions for Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman and Marco Sturm

For the next few editions of our "Ask the Caps" video series, we're getting to know the new guys. Submit questions below for trade-deadline acquisitions Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman and Marco Sturm. Fill out the form below to ask a question. If you'd like to be credited in the video,...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | March 4, 2011; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm  
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McPhee says Dennis Wideman trade was 'out of the blue'

Capitals General Manager George McPhee said he wasn't planning on making a deal with Florida for puck-moving defenseman Dennis Wideman, but he jumped at the opportunity when it arose at the trade deadline. "That one came out of the blue," McPhee said during an appearance yesterday on ESPN 980's The...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | March 4, 2011; 10:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green, Tom Poti  
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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  | March 2, 2011; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Statistical analysis  
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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  | March 2, 2011; 1:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, New York Islanders  
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Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman ready for debut with Capitals

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. When asked about how quickly he thought Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman and Marco Sturm would be able to adjust to the Capitals' style of play on the ice, Coach Bruce Boudreau made an important point: "It's not like we got three 20-year-olds that need a...

By Katie Carrera  | March 1, 2011; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott  
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