Former Badger Heatley Traded From San Jose to Minnesota
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The San Jose Sharks have traded forward Dany Heatley to the Minnesota Wild for forward Martin Havlat.
The trade Sunday is the second major deal this offseason between the two teams. San Jose acquired All-Star defenseman Brent Burns from Minnesota late last month for a package headlined by Devin Setoguchi.
The 30-year-old Havlat had 22 goals and 40 assists) in 78 games last season. He has 209 goals and 303 assists in a 10-year career with Minnesota, Chicago and Ottawa.
The Sharks acquired Heatley two years ago, hoping he would be the piece that lifted them to the Stanley Cup. He had 39 goals his first season but only 26 last year. He also scored five goals in 32 playoff games with San Jose.
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