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Dany Heatley Would Like More Minutes

from Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press,

Standing at the blue line at TD Garden during Monday's morning skate, coach Mike Yeo and winger Dany Heatley engaged in a long, spirited conversation as drills continued around them....

Heatley isn't happy that he has been relegated to 8-10 minutes of ice time since the deadline additions of forwards Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick. That's OK, Yeo said; a player like Heatley shouldn't be happy on the fourth line.

"We had a talk when it first happened, and he's been handling it really well," Yeo said. "I don't want him to be, 'Oh everything is great.' I want him to be demanding more ice time. But the No. 1 way to do that is through your play."

Entering Monday night's game against the Bruins, the former 50-goal scorer had 12 goals, 14 assists and was a minus-12.

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shazam88's avatar

Apparently the pipes aren’t calling, Danny Boy.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 03/17/14 at 08:14 PM ET

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