Shark Attack: San Jose’s Dany Heatley Proves To Be Dynamic Scorer

November 15th, 2009 by Nick Burger Leave a reply »
When you think about NHL snipers, you probably think about their booming slap shots and their quick wrister nailing the open corner of the net.

San Jose Sharks' left winger Dany Heatley can do those things, and he has done all those things as well as any sniper in the league throughout his seven-year career.

The native of Freiburg, West Germany has scored 50 goals twice in his career, and has accumulated 275 goals in 529 NHL regular season contests.

But Heatley is a versatile goal-scorer. In 22 games this season, Dany Heatley has scored 14 goals and 23 points on the Sharks' top offensive line.

The 28-year-old is currently on pace to score close to 50 goals this season. This would be his third time accomplishing reaching the 50-goal plateau. 

His 14 goals this season has him tied for first in the league right now, and he has been hovering around the top five in goals for most of the season.

Heatley's 14 goals are only equaled by Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.

Heatley finished the 2008-09 season ninth in the NHL with 39 goals for th ...

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