March 20, 1983
Kitchener, ON, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
St. Louis Blues
241st overall, 2002
|Career||2005 – present|
Wideman was drafted from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League in the 8th round, 241st overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He started the 2005–06 NHL season with the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League but eventually got the call up to the St. Louis Blues and made his NHL debut on November 9, 2005 at Columbus.
Wideman played in 55 games for the Blues during the 2006–07 NHL season before being traded from the Blues to the Boston Bruins on February 27, 2007 for Brad Boyes. He finished with 25 points on the season.
On December 31, 2007, Wideman scored the 18,000th goal in Boston Bruins history, at 4:40 of the second period, during a power play, against Atlanta Thrashers goaltender Kari Lehtonen, and was the first Bruins goal in a 5–2 home game victory over the Atlanta team, and finished the season with 36 points.
|2005–06||St. Louis Blues||NHL||67||8||16||24||83||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||St. Louis Blues||NHL||55||5||17||22||44||—||—||—||—||—|