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About Dany Heatley

  • October 6, 2011 - 11:14 PM

 

Right winger, 6-4, 218

Age: 30 (Jan. 21, 1981, in Freiburg, Germany).

Drafted: Atlanta

(second overall, 2000).

Numbers:

Since entering the NHL in 2001, Heatley has been a two-time 50-goal scorer. Here are some other notable Heatley numbers and where they rank since he entered the league:

128

Power-play goals (first)

58

Game-winning goals (first)

325

goals (third)

.49, 689

goals per game and points (fifth)

Awards: The former Wisconsin Badger won the 2002 Calder Trophy as Rookie of the Year; was MVP of the 2003 All-Star Game after scoring four goals and getting an assist and a shootout goal; was named to the 2007 All-Star first team; and was named to four NHL All-Star Games (2003, 2007, 2008 and 2009). He has represented Canada at the past two Olympics, winning a gold medal in 2010.

Contract: Heatley has three years left on a six-year, $45 million deal. That's a $7.5 million cap hit with salaries the next three years of $8 million, $6 million and $5 million.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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