Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Chris Wideman
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
BIRTHDATE: 07/01/1990
AGE: 26
DRAFTED: OTT: 2009-100 overall
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2011) AHL First All-Star Team (2015) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (2015)

2014-15: Completed his third professional season with Binghamton (AHL) … Set career highs in games (75), goals (19), points (61) and penalty minutes (116) … His 61 points were most among AHL defencemen … Was named CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 2, after scoring four goals and adding one assist over three games … Was recalled to Ottawa for the first time on Jan. 3, but did see any game action … Was re-assigned to the B-Sens on Jan. 5 and completed the season in the AHL … Represented the B-Sens in the 2014-15 AHL All-Star Classic along with teammate Shane Prince … Following the season, he was presented with the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s best defenceman as selected by league media and players … Was also named to the AHL’s First All-Star Team as one of two league defencemen along with Oklahoma City’s Brad Hunt. 2013-14: Spent his first full season with the B-Sens, recording 51 points, including 42 assists … Led B-Sens defencemen (while ranking fourth among all league blueliners) in scoring  … Registered his first professional two-goal game, including the overtime winner on 1/4/14 vs. Syracuse … Recorded 11 multi-point games. 2012-13: Began the season with the Elmira Jackals (ECHL) and registered five points (five assists) in the ECHL before being re-assigned to the Binghamton Senators (AHL) where he recorded 18 points (two goals, 16 assists) over 60 games in his first professional season ... Made his AHL debut on Nov. 2 at Norfolk and registered the first point of his AHL career with an assist on Corey Cowick’s eventual game-winning marker in a 2-1 win at Rochester on 12/29/12. 2011-12: Completed his collegiate career with the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (CCHA), by appearing in each of his team’s games for the fourth consecutive season ... Ranked first among defencemen and was fifth in overall team scoring with 24 points ... Completed his collegiate career having played in 163 career games with the Redhawks, which ranked third in school history ... Signed an entry-level contract with Ottawa on 3/28/12. 2010-11: Completed his junior season with Miami (Ohio) tallying 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) in 39 games … Led RedHawks defencemen in scoring and was sixth among all Miami players in points (23) … Named to the CCHA All-Conference Second Team. 2009-10: Played his sophomore season with Miami (Ohio) registering 22 points (five goals, 17 assists), while appearing in each of his team’s 44 games ... Ranked first among defencemen and seventh in overall team scoring ... Scored the first goal of his collegiate career in a 2-1 win at Northern Michigan on 10/31/09 ... Named the CCHA Defenseman of the Week for the second time in his collegiate career for the period ending 2/14/10 … Helped the RedHawks to an NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship Frozen Four appearance for the second consecutive season. 2008-09: Made his collegiate debut with Miami (Ohio), playing his first game on 10/10/08 in a 4-3 SO loss at Ohio State … Recorded two assists in his first collegiate game … Named CCHA Rookie of the Week for the period ending 10/8/08 and CCHA Defenseman of the Week for the period ending 12/8/08. 2007-08: Played 53 games for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL) recording 12 points … Was a member of the 2007 U.S. U18 select team. 2006-07: Won the Four Nations Championship with Team USA in 2006.