Found April 10, 2013 on NESN.com:
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Wild right wing Dany Heatley will miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs following surgery on his left shoulder. The team initially hoped to have the 32-year-old forward back in time for the postseason, but Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced just before Minnesota hosted the Chicago Blackhawks that Heatley won’t return this spring. The surgery was done on Tuesday by Dr. Tony Miniaci at the Cleveland Clinic. Fletcher said Heatley is expected to be fully recovered for the start of next season. Heatley was hurt at San Jose last Wednesday when a tussle broke out. Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was fined by the NHL for slashing Heatley in the closing seconds. The injury occurred in the ensuing scrum. Heatley has 11 goals, tied for third-most on the Wild, to go with 10 assists in 36 games. He had been moved off the first line a while ago but has still provided a valuable scoring punch on the third line for a team trying to make th...
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