Dany Heatley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ducks' Heatley remains day-to-day with groin injury

    TheScore.com "The Anaheim Ducks will have to wait a little longer - again - to see the debut of forward Dany Heatley due to a groin injury he sustained in training camp. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register spoke to Heatley on Thursday." October 23

  • Ducks' Dany Heatley out at least one week with groin injury

    Calgary Herald "The Anaheim Ducks announced on Monday that veteran winger Dany Heatley will miss at least one week with a groin injury. Heatley's setback is the latest in a spate of lower-body issues to strike multiple teams during training camp and the exhibition schedule. The Ducks inked the former..." September 30

  • Descent continues: Heatley will be a healthy scratch

    Pro Hockey Talk "When Dany Heatley signed his six-year, $45 million contract, he was one of the league’s top forwards. As he reaches the end of that deal, the 33-year-old is having trouble just staying in the lineup. Heatley has seen his role with Minnesota marginalized this season to reflect his diminishing..." March 29

  • Heatley haunts ex-team; Koivu's late goal lifts Wild 4-3 over Ottawa

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "During last season’s lockout, Mike Yeo took boxing lessons just to stay busy. Before Wednesday’s game, that training paid off because Yeo did an amazing job of bobbing and weaving members of the Ottawa media who were peppering him about Dany Heatley returning to the city where he twice scored..." November 21

  • Wild's Heatley out to prove himself again

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Dany Heatley looks back at the waning seconds of that crucial April 3 game in San Jose and says he probably would have done the same thing. “It was just a battle in front of the net with a defenseman which you get into a million times” Heatley said of his nasty clash with former Sharks teammate..." September 13

  • Senators, Heatley close to resolving bonus money grievance

    Ottawa Citizen "It’s been almost four years since the Ottawa Senators filed a grievance against former star winger Dany Heatley and it appears the case is finally coming to a close. The Senators made the move after Heatley demanded to be traded out of Ottawa in 2009 but then used his no-trade clause to nix a..." August 10

  • Wild's Heatley has surgery, likely to miss playoffs

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Veteran winger Dany Heatley will miss the rest of the season, including likely the playoffs, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said Tuesday night. Heatley underwent shoulder surgery Tuesday morning at the Cleveland Clinic. Fletcher said the hope was that Heatley would miss four or five weeks, but..." April 10

  • Wild's Dany Heatley to miss remainder of season

    NHL.com "The Minnesota Wild have seen the last of Dany Heatley until September. The Wild said Tuesday that Heatley will miss the remainder of the regular season – and likely the entire Stanley Cup Playoffs – after undergoing successful arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Tuesday morning." April 09

  • Heatley has arthroscopic surgery on shoulder

    NHL.com "Minnesota Wild forward Dany Heatley had arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Tuesday. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the procedure was performed at the Cleveland Clinic. There is no timetable for Heatley's return, but according to the newspaper, Wild coach Mike Yeo said he..." April 09

  • Shoulder surgery could speed Heatley's return

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Veteran goal scorer Dany Heatley stayed behind in Columbus on Sunday night because he will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Tuesday in Cleveland. Heatley, who dislocated his shoulder when he was driven to the ice at the end of an altercation with San Jose’s Marc-Edouard Vlasic..." April 08

  • Wild's Heatley out indefinitely

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Veteran Dany Heatley will be sidelined an undermined amount of time with what’s believed to be a wrist injury. The Wild says there is no exact timetable yet, but coach Mike Yeo said Thursday the Wild’s third-leading goal scorer will miss at least the next couple games and General Manager Chuck..." April 05

  • Wild’s Heatley hurt at end of loss to Sharks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo indicated following Wednesday’s game against the San Jose Sharks that Dany Heatley could miss time with what may be a wrist injury. The injury appears to have happened during an altercation..." April 04

  • Rookie Charlie Coyle replaces Dany Heatley on top line for a day

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "With so many new faces and so little time to prepare for the NHL's lockout-truncated season, the Wild knew they could be at a disadvantage early as players got comfortable. But the reality of the NHL's 48-game schedule is that while the Wild want to keep from panicking, they don't have the..." February 07

  • Dany Heatley shines on ice with Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "When the Wild paid a combined $196 million to acquire the services of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter on July 4, coach Mike Yeo suspected the team would be acquiring something else, too: a rejuvenated Dany Heatley. The forward was one of two Wild players to dress for all 82 games in 2011-12, and he..." January 22

  • Dany Heatley dichotomy: Minnesota Wild MVP in a disappointing season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Dany Heatley's first season in Minnesota, after which coach Mike Yeo called the forward the Wild's most valuable player, qualified as a disappointment when measured against just about everything in Heatley's past. And that's the tricky thing about being him. Heatley led the Wild in goals (24),..." April 13

  • Minnesota Wild MVP? Probably Dany Heatley, Mike Yeo says

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Wild's goals (24) and points (53) leader this season was Dany Heatley, but coach Mike Yeo said Heatley supplied more than offense to the lineup and was probably Minnesota's most valuable player. Yeo quickly learned during his first season as Wild coach to appreciate the little things..." April 10

  • Heatley's line running on all cylinders

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "For five games now, it seems every single time the Dany Heatley-Kyle Brodziak-Nick Johnson line hops the boards, the puck enters the offensive zone, the opponent is hemmed in for long stretches and the trio generates oodles of scoring chances. Heatley, in particular, has been jumpstarted in a..." February 06

  • Minnesota Wild counting on Dany Heatley to pick up his scoring

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "When the Wild traded Martin Havlat to San Jose for forward Dany Heatley last offseason, they made the move for a bold and singular reason: to score more goals. Heatley, who will turn 32 on Saturday, was acquired to bring a shot of adrenaline to an offense that scored fewer goals than any team..." January 19

  • Heatley shoots, he ... doesn't score much

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Dany Heatley scored 26 goals for the San Jose Sharks last season and described it as a "bad year all the way through." Halfway through his debut season with the Wild, Heatley is on pace to score 26 goals again, but nobody inside the organization seems overly concerned. Why? "Everybody..." January 10

  • Wild off to hot start despite low production from former San Jose Sharks

    San Jose Mercury News "When Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi were dealt last summer from the Sharks to the Minnesota Wild, they supposedly were being traded down from a Stanley Cup contender to a rebuilding franchise. So much for conventional wisdom. Minnesota, which makes its second appearance of the season at HP..." December 06

  • Wild weighing line changes with Mikko Koivu-Dany Heatley duo sputtering

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Wild players as well as the team's coaching staff had good and not-so-good things to think about during a day of traveling Monday from Anaheim, Calif., to Columbus. Mikko Koivu likely was wondering where his scoring touch has gone. And coach Mike Yeo admitted he has considered breaking up..." November 15

  • Wild snatch victory from near-certain defeat in Edmonton

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Wild came up with one of the most dramatic wins of the season Thursday night at Rexall Place. Unable to score through 59 minutes, 58.8 seconds, Minnesota somehow defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 in a shootout. Dany Heatley scored the tying goal with 1.2 seconds left in regulation to..." October 21

  • Former Senator Dany Heatley expects a rude reception in return to Ottawa

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "For Dany Heatley, it's all about going to Ottawa to try to procure two points tonight and salvage the Wild's two-game trip. Heatley, like the rest of Minnesota's team, absorbed a 2-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum. Like his teammates, Heatley now must..." October 11

  • Time for Heatley haters to move on

    Ottawa Citizen "He's baaaaaack. How nice of Dany Heatley to return to town with the Minnesota Wild and help the Ottawa Senators kick off their 20th season on Tuesday night. The only thing better would be for Heatley to join hands with Alexei Yashin at centre ice so fans could let loose with their abuse...." October 10

  • Minnesota Wild's No. 1 line truly worthy of the status

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Goaltender Josh Harding and winger Dany Heatley stood head to head near the end of a recent Wild practice. A whistle had sounded and most players skated toward the sideboards for a water break, but not Harding and Heatley. The puck was on Heatley's stick. Harding crouched in front of Heatley,..." October 07

  • Dany Heatley: Risk and reward

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "As Dany Heatley sits, sweat dripping from his curly hair, he looks around the locker room with a playful grin. Heatley is always chirping, always tossing barbs. So you just know he's waiting for his next target to walk through the door. His smile grows wider as Niklas Backstrom enters. "Boy, was I..." October 07

  • Newcomer Dany Heatley to keep his familiar No. 15 with Wild

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Newcomer Dany Heatley will wear No. 15 for the Wild, as he has since he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin 12 years ago. Heatley wore No. 12 in junior hockey and was promised the same number with the Badgers but said a fourth-year senior had that number "so I wasn't getting 12." He took..." September 17

  • Dany Heatley will take the heat of being the Wild's big goal scorer

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "All eyes will be on Dany Heatley when he steps onto the Xcel Energy Center ice Saturday morning wearing a Wild sweater for the first time. That likely won't change all season. Heatley, the biggest acquisition by the Wild since they selected Marian Gaborik first in their initial NHL draft, is..." September 16

  • New Wild winger Dany Heatley looks to rebound from 'down year'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Wild right wing Dany Heatley has had two 50-goal seasons (2005-06 and 2006-07). He has had two 41-goal seasons (2002-03 and 2007-08). And he's had two 39-goal seasons (2008-09 and 2009-10). But last season for the San Jose Sharks, Heatley, who turned 30 in January, finished with just 26 goals,..." July 12

  • A sniper's fresh start

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Dany Heatley has asked off two teams and dodged a third, so the natural concern after the Wild executed Sunday's late-night Martin Havlat-for-Heatley swap was how the veteran sniper was coping with an unexpected trade that will take him from the San Jose sunshine to the Minnesota winter. On..." July 06

  • Trading the untradeable

    The Globe and Mail "On the day the NHL season ended, if you'd listed all the contracts that absolutely positively couldn't be dumped on anyone by the time training camps opened in September, you'd probably have settled on two: Brian Campbell's eight-year, $56.8-million (all currency U.S.) deal with the Chicago..." July 05

  • In Dany Heatley, Wild believe they've found their next big thing since Marian Gaborik

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "In the opinion of his former college coach, new Wild forward Dany Heatley is the potential superstar Minnesota fans have longed for since Marian Gaborik hit the highway three years ago. Heatley, in the words of former University of Wisconsin coach and St. Paul native Jeff Sauer, delivers..." July 05

  • Wild: Dany Heatley wants to 'prove people wrong'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "New Minnesota Wild forward Dany Heatley admitted today he struggled during the playoffs for the San Jose Sharks last spring, but said that simply motivates him to produce better in future postseason play. "Last year wasn't my greatest playoff," he said during a conference call. "I'm excited to..." July 05

  • Dany Heatley traded by Sharks for Martin Havlat

    San Francisco Chronicle "For a team that has been to the Western Conference finals two straight seasons, the Sharks aren't treating this offseason as a time to stand still. And they've found a team in the Minnesota Wild willing to help them shake the Etch-a-Sketch. On Sunday, San Jose made its second major move of the..." July 04

  • Wild deals again: Heatley for Havlat

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Nine days after the earthquake came the aftershock. In another Wild-San Jose Sharks blockbuster, General Manager Chuck Fletcher acquired much-maligned but potentially lethal goal scorer Dany Heatley on Sunday night after Martin Havlat waived his no-move clause to head west. The trade that..." July 04

  • Sharks need more from Dany Heatley

    San Jose Mercury News "Dany Heatley is the Sharks' $8 million man. And when San Jose acquired the high-scoring forward before last season, they had hoped he would be the missing ingredient for a Stanley Cup. Right now, Heatley is just plain missing. The team's highest-paid player is struggling badly in the Western..." May 23

  • Kings coach accuses Heatley of dangerous play on late penalty

    San Jose Mercury News "Los Angeles coach Terry Murray hasn't been shy about voicing his displeasure with the Sharks' rugged play throughout the series. His latest oral target is Dany Heatley. Murray harshly criticized Heatley after the Sharks' 6-3 victory in Game 4 for his late tripping penalty of Kings defenseman..." April 23

  • Heatley caught up in concern over concussions

    San Francisco Chronicle "Sharks winger Dany Heatley managed to write himself into the NHL's epic head-shot saga this week, with bad timing if nothing else. Heatley was suspended Wednesday for delivering an elbow to the head of Stars forward Steve Ott during Tuesday's 6-3 win at Dallas. Ott, a multiple-time suspendee..." March 19