As the Flames find themselves 8 points back of a playoff spot they need everyone in high gear for that playoff run.
Well Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman isn’t helping matters. With a hit on linesman Don Henderson last week Wideman has been suspended 20 games.
That means he’ll be back with 14 games to play and by then the damage of not making the playoffs could already be done.
However lets not forget, last year we lost Captain Mark Giordano for the season and we still went to the 2nd round of the playoffs.
Getting back to the dirty play, It’s obvious that Wideman feels bad for his actions and he hasn’t been known as a dirty player but unfortunately it is what it is.
It sucks but 20 games sounds fair to me. Now lets go win some games,
For more on the suspension click here.