The National Hockey League might be suffering buyer's remorse after agreeing players can appeal a commissioner's decision to an outside arbitrator.
The league asked a Manhattan federal court judge Wednesday to reject the reduction of Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman's suspension for knocking down a linesman.
An independent arbitrator reduced Wideman's suspension from 20 games to 10 after ruling that Wideman did not intend to injure linesman Don Henderson in Jan. 27 game against the Nashville Predators. The suspension has already been served.
The league noted that linesman Don Henderson suffered a concussion and other injuries and still has not been able to...