Ducks' Heatley traded to Panthers for Fleischmann
Minnesota Wild left winger Dany Heatley skates against Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank during Game 5 of the second round of the 2014 NHLPlayoffs at the United Center on May 11, 2014. (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports)
The Anaheim Ducks acquired forward Tomas Fleischmann from the Florida Panthers on Saturday for forward Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Fleischmann, 30, has seven goals and 21 points in 50 games this season. He had career highs of 27 goals and 61 points in 2011-12, his first season with the Panthers.
Fleischmann has scored 304 points (122 goals, 182 assists) with 164 penalty minutes in 567 career NHL games with Washington (2005-11), Colorado (2010-11) and Florida (2011-15). Fleischmann has appeared in 29 career Stanley Cup playoff games with the Capitals and Panthers, collecting four goals and four assists. The Koprivnice, Czech Republic, native was selected by Detroit in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2002 draft.
Heatley, 34, was scoreless in six games with the Ducks this season. He was reassigned to Norfolk of the American Hockey League, where he has two goals and seven points in 25 games.
Heatley scored 50 goals in back-to-back seasons for the Ottawa Senators in 2005-06 and 2006-07. He has 372 goals and 791 points in 869 games with the Atlanta Thrashers, Senators, Minnesota Wild and Ducks. He was selected by Atlanta in the first round (second overall) in the 2000 draft.