Minnesota’s Heatley Done For Year, Including Playoffs

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced that forward Dany Heatley underwent successful surgery today on his left shoulder by Dr. Tony Miniaci at the Cleveland Clinic.

It was originally though the injury would only sideline Heatley for the rest of the regular season, allowing him to return for the postseason.

Prior to getting hurt, Heatley had appeared in 36 of Minnesota’s 37 games this year, scoring 21 points while sitting third on the team in goals (11). He also averaged 18:32 TOI per game.

Heatley will miss the remainder of this season and is expected to be fully recovered for the start of the 2013-14 campaign.

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