By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Edmonton Oilers acquired defenseman Chris Wideman on Thursday. In exchange, the Ottawa Senators received a 2020 conditional sixth-round draft pick.
The 28-year-old has two goals this season. He also had three assists in 19 games.
Wideman had 16 goals in 175 games with the Senators. He also had 27 assists and 98 penalty minutes.
He spent four seasons with the Senators.
Wideman joins a defenseman group that also includes Matthew Benning, Jason Garrison, Kevin Gravel, Oscar Klefbom, Adam Larrson, Darnell Nurse, Kris Russell, and Andrej Sekera.
He joins Garrison and Gravel as defenseman, who joined the team this season. Garrison signed a one-year deal with the Oilers in October.
Gravel signed a one-year, two-way contract with the team in July. Wideman signed a one-year deal with the Senators in the off-season.