Going to have more on this later, but the Panthers have sent defenseman Dennis Wideman -- the key part of the Nathan Horton deal last June -- to the Capitals for a third-round pick and a 6-foot-5 center who has been buried in the ECHL the past few seasons.
Mike Santorelli warns not to judge how good Jake Hauswirth just because he's playing in a second-tier league.
"Hersey is absolutely loaded,'' Santorelli said. "He may just need a little more time to develop.''
Again, more on this later.
And now, Dennis Wideman: