Category Archives: Chris Wideman
>RedHawk rookie defenseman Chris Wideman has been selected as the CCHA Rookie of the Week.
Wideman has four assists this season, collecting two on Friday night and two on Saturday night. He leads all conference defenseman in scoring and all league rookies in scoring as well. His performance thus far has been very encouraging.
– Justin Vaive will now wear #22, his dad Rick’s number from his days in the NHL
– Andy Miele will wear number 17 from now on.
– Two Miami players will wear their numbers for the first time in the program’s history. Trent Vogelhuber (13) and Connor Knapp (31) are wearing those jersey numbers for the first time.
Here are the new sweater numbers for the incoming freshman and the last Miami player to wear the number:
4- Will Weber (Brad Robbins, 2004-2008)
5- Cameron Schilling (Charley Fetzer, 2004-2008)
6- Chris Wideman (Jon Saunders, 2003-2005)
13- Trent Vogelhuber (First)
23- Alden Hirschfeld (Andy Greene, 2002-2006)
27- Matt Tomassoni (Justin Vaive, 2007-2008)
30- Cody Reichard (Nick Petraglia, 2001-2004)
31- Connor Knapp (First)
Personally, I don’t think number 17, in honor of Brian Savage, should ever be worn again after Miele leaves, especially since it has been…pseudo-retired. As for number 26, I don’t know about it being officially “retired,” but I think that it should be a year or two before it’s worn again. (Similar to what the Reds have done with numbers 11 and 14).