Wideman (lower-body) will return to the Senators lineup on Thursday.
Wideman did not play on Tuesday because of a minor lower-body injury, but he will replace Marc Methot, who is dealing with an illness, in the lineup tonight. Wideman has three gaols and 10 assists (13 points) in 48 games this season.
Wideman (upper-body) is day-to-day; doubtful for Saturday’s game.
Wideman missed last night’s game with an upper-body injury that he suffered vs. Carolina on Tuesday. Wideman is unlikely to play on Saturday, which means that Fredrik Claesson will be in the lineup for the second straight game.
The Senators have signed Chris Wideman to a two-year, $1.6-million contract extension.
Wideman, 26, was a fourth round pick (100th overall) in 2009. Wideman spent three years in the AHL, but landed a semi-permanent spot in the Senators’ lineup this season. He had 61 points (19G / 42A) in 75 AHL games last season, showcasing his offensive potential, but has picked up just nine points (5G / 4A) in 44 games with Ottawa this season.
Wideman has picked up four goals and one assist in 29 games this season. The 25-year-old defenseman has just one assist and a minus-1 rating in his last six games. He will come out of the lineup with Cody Ceci back in the lineup.
The Senators have sent Chris Wideman back to Binghamton (AHL).
Wideman was recalled to serve as the Senators seventh defenseman on the weekend, with Marc Methot expected to be recalled early this week, Wideman heads back to the AHL where he leads Binghamton in points with 29 (12G / 17A)
The Senators have recalled Chris Wideman from Binghamton (AHL).
Wideman, 24, leads the Binghamton Senators in points with 29 (12G / 17A) despite playing on the blue line. He has been recalled to be the Senators seventh defenseman this afternoon in Boston. Given the great season that he is having in the AHL, the Senators could elect to have him make his NHL debut today.