Hockey Headlines: News on Dennis Wideman, Evgeni Malkin and More

A collection of the latest news from around the world of hockey:

BREAKING: Denis Wideman’s 20-game suspension will not be reduced. He can appeal again. [The Score]

(Gary Bettman cited that Wideman failed to take responsibility for what happened. The NHL got a hold of Wideman’s text messages. Yikes. More to come…)

Flames goalie Karri Ramo is out for the season with a knee injury. [CBC]

Do the Carolina Hurricanes need to move on from Eric Staal and/or Cam Ward? [The Fourth Period]

The Capitals may not lead the way in terms of fancy stats, but they’re really good at all the things you need to do to be a good hockey team. And they win a lot. [THN]

There are only good days ahead for Martin Jones. [Hockey Lines]

So there really is going to be a movie about John Scott. And the NHL will continue to profit off of him. [Sportsnet]

The Penguins need a healthy Evgeni Malkin to succeed. [Todays Slapshot]

If Malkin got hurt at the All-Star game, that’s bad luck. But if he had a nagging injury before the game and the Penguins still let him go, that was just a really horrible decision. [Trib Live]

Radko Gudas shouldn’t be in the league, but the NHL is letting him do whatever he wants. [Yahoo]

Little bit of a dive here by the Devils’ Joseph Blandisi. [The Hockey News]

Eric Gryba would like to remain an Oiler beyond this season. [Edmonton Journal]. He’s currently out of the lineup with injury. [Oil on Whyte]

Are the Oilers going to trade Nail Yakupov? [Beer League Heroes]

It’s hard to describe what’s happening with the Flint Firebirds. [TSN]

Despite an aggressive start, the Lightning lost yet again. [Scrum Sports]

Tomas Hertl is using his assets to his advantage. [Fear the Fin]

Big win for the Blues over the Stars. [Fox Sports]

The Maple Leafs want to grow up to be just like the Blackhawks. [Edmonton Journal]

Does Toronto miss Dion Phaneuf? [Globe and Mail]

And finally, here are a few things that have happened since Jaromir Jagr made his NHL debut. [Crooked Scoreboard]