Once a student, Bruins’ Wideman now a mentor

Via: Quincy Patriot Ledger

‘The Bruins’ increasingly important defenseman, however, does admit he remains especially motivated when he faces the Buffalo Sabres, who never tried to keep him after drafting him in 2002. “Yeah, a little bit,” Wideman said on the eve of Wednesday’s game at HSBC Arena, the fourth of six Boston-Buffalo clashes this season. “I was a lot different then than I am now, but it’s still fun to play against them. I know a lot of guys from going to their training camps, so it’s still fun for me to go up against Buffalo.”’