While one volatile former goalie finds a new NHL team after sitting out the previous season without a team, another player (and a corner stone at that) wants to leave the Ottawa Senators.
download blood work Tough times indeed when a star player wants to leave your team. Last week, Dany Heatley, a two-time 50-goal scorer, sent a letter through his agents informing the Senators that he wants to be traded. The reason stated is that he has has huge differences with coach Cory Clouston, who replaced Craig Hartsburg in February. Heatley has five years and $37.5 million US left on a no-trade deal he signed two years ago.
Meanwhile, former Sens goalie Ray Emery was snapped up by the Philadelphia Flyers. The one-year deal worth a reported US$1.5 million will see Emery re-enter the National Hockey League following a one-year stint in Russia’s Continental Hockey League.