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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Dany Heatley
Johan Franzen broke a tie in the second period, Ty Conklin stopped 29 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday to spoil a night in which the Avalanche retired the jersey of Peter Forsberg.
Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in a preseason game Friday night.
Dany Heatley says he is ready to be the go-to goal scorer the Minnesota Wild have been seeking.
San Jose and Minnesota made their second major deal of the offseason with the Sharks sending forward Dany Heatley to the Wild on Sunday for forward Martin Havlat.
The San Jose Sharks have traded forward Dany Heatley to the Minnesota Wild for forward Martin Havlat.
If ticket sales and optimism count, the former Thrashers franchise is going to do a whole lot better in Winnipeg than it ever did in 13 years in Atlanta.
Don Waddell has been through it all with the Atlanta Thrashers since they entered the NHL in 1999.
Antti Niemi has a Stanley Cup and the benefit of the doubt. Roberto Luongo only seems to have doubters.
Capsules of NHL Western Conference first-round series:
The San Jose Sharks signed captain Joe Thornton to a $21 million, three-year contract extension Saturday, locking up another key player before he could leave for free agency.
Dany Heatley scored, Antero Niittymaki made 19 saves and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
"These are two very good players," he said. "We just felt at this time with where we're at and the things we needed, to add Marty Havlat was an important piece to add to our own team."
Wilson praised Heatley in a conference call and said this swap of 30-year-olds was more about what Havlat can bring than what Heatley did not.