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Dany Heatley
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Heatley during his time with the Sharks
Born January 21, 1981 (1981-01-21) (age 39)
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 Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 2000
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2001–present

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

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. 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.

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