Dany Heatley

Canadian ice hockey player

Daniel James Heatley (born January 21, 1981) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He last played for the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Ottawa Senators, San Jose Sharks and the Minnesota Wild.

Dany Heatley
Heatley during his time with the Sharks
Born (1981-01-21) January 21, 1981 (age 43)
Freiburg, West Germany
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Anaheim Ducks
Atlanta Thrashers
Ottawa Senators
San Jose Sharks
Minnesota Wild
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 2000
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2001–present

Heatley was born in Freiburg and raised in Calgary.

Heatley won the Calder Memorial Trophy in 2002. He won the trophy when he was playing for the Atlanta Thrashers. In 2005 Heatley asked to be traded because of his involvement in a car accident that killed teammate and close friend Dan Snyder.[1] He was traded to Ottawa Senators. Heatley then later traded to San Jose Sharks in 2009. Olympic champion in ice hockey with team Canada in Vancouver 2010.

On July 9, 2014, he signed a one-year, $1 million contract as a free agent with the Anaheim Ducks.[2]

References change

  1. Glier, Ray (5 February 2005). "Heatley Sentenced to 3 Years' Probation". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-11-02.
  2. "Veteran Heatley glad to get chance with Ducks". NHL.

Other websites change

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Patrik Štefan
Atlanta Thrashers first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Ilya Kovalchuk
Preceded by
Evgeni Nabokov
Calder Trophy
Succeeded by
Barret Jackman
Preceded by
Jarome Iginla
EA Sports NHL Cover Athlete (with Joe Sakic)
NHL 2004
Succeeded by
Markus Näslund