The Heatley Saga Is Over…Finally

Finally, we can put an end to the Heatley-to-the-Rangers rumors. The Ottawa Senators have traded the winger, with a 5th round pick, to San Jose for Milan Michalek, Jonathan Cheechoo, and a 2nd round pick. This is a decent pull for Heatley, as Ottawa had nearly zero negotiating power. Michalek is a solid young winger who will most likely flourish…

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You Know Who I’m Sick Of?

Dany Heatley. Just when I thought all the drama was over, he goes and “speaks out” abouthis trade demands, bringing himself right back to the center of attention. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that his “diminished role” is the reason for his trade demand. He wants to be the center of attention, and this “interview” is just proof that…

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Enough on Heatley

With the Gaborik signing, the Rangers essentially walked away from the table with the Sens. They simply do not have the cap room to take on another $7.5 million contract, and we all know Ottawa won’t be taking Redden back in a deal. The choice between Gaborik or Heatley will always be debated. But look at it this way, it…

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Gomez for Higgins (UPDATE: Heatley (NOT) on his way)

That will shed some salary. Wow. Way to go Slats. More later, I’ll analyze the finances. Guess this means no Heatley. Dubi stays for now. Update 5:25pm: Details are in: To Mtl: Gomez, Tom Pyatt, Mike Busto To NYR: Higgins, Ryan McDonagh, Pavel Valentenko, Doug Janik Salary dump, and a steal of one. Wow. Great job Slats. Update 5:30pm: McDonagh…

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Heatley Rumors, Again

This time with players: The possible scenarios: Rozsival-Dubinsky, a high-draft pick and a prospect; Zherdev-Dubinsky and a high pick. The Rangers apparently do not want to include Staal or Ryan Callahan or take any other player back, given the Heatley cap hit. As already mentioned, the Sens have until midnight tonight before Heatley is due his bonus of $4 million….

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TSN: Rangers in Final Two for Heatley

TSN is reporting that the disgruntled Sens winger’s choices are down to two: the Rangers and the Oilers. With midnight tonight being the deadline to trade Heatley before his $4 million bonus is paid, you should expect some more heavy rumors involving Heatley right up to the very end. If the Sens can’t trade him, and pay the $4 million…

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Dreger: Rangers in Top Three for Heatley

As per Blueshirt Banter, Darren Dreger has reported that the Rangers are one of three teams (Sharks and Oilers) in the final running for Heatley. This is the second rumor we have heard about the Rangers closing in on Heatley. Again, the players rumored to be involved: The players involved are Heatley(contract plus $4 mil bonus) to the Rangers for…

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OTG: Vinny/Heatley Rumors

With both Heatley and Lecavalier on the trade block, you can’t help but look for rumors, or even generate some scenarios yourself. The guys over at Outside the Garden have noted some interesting trade rumors involving Dany Heatley and Vinny Lecavalier. I am very cautious when posting rumors, because there are some places that generate rumors left and right that…

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Heatley Wants Out

Don’t forget to check out the post below on Jiri Hudler’s RFA status, and the pickle the Wings might be in. Dany Heatley, just one year into his 6 year, $45 million contract ($7.5 million cap hit), has kindly asked the Ottawa Senators to trade him. Heatly, a go-to scoring winger, would definitely look very nice in Ranger Blue, but…

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