It’s two months shy of the two-year anniversary of the trade-deadline-day deal Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli made to acquire defenseman Dennis Wideman from St. Louis for forward Brad Boyes.
Tonight, for the first since that trade, Wideman will get the chance to skate against his former team in his old home arena, the Scottrade Center, when the Bruins square off with the Blues.
“I think it’ll be fun. It’ll be a little bit exciting there,” Wideman told thebruinsblog.net before the Bruins left for St. Louis. “I still have some people there I keep in contact with. It’ll be good to get back there. But it’ll be nice going in there.” (more…)