Latest NHL Buzz: Heatley to join Rick Nash in Columbus?

 

A sleeper team in the Dany Heatley sweepstakes are the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Jackets have expressed significant interest early in the process. Adding a top flight scorer alongside Rick Nash is a priority for Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson. Two names that have come up in talks are forward R.J. Umberger and prospect/defenseman Cody Goloubef according to league sources. It is believed that the Jackets first round pick is also in play. The Senators also like Nikita Filatov but the Jackets don’t want to move Filatov. Senators GM Bryan Murray is looking to move Heatley to the Western Conference with a numbers of teams including the Canucks, Kings, Sharks, Wild and Oilers already expressing interest. Despite internet speculation linking Heatley to St. Louis, I’m hearing St. Louis is not going to make a play for Heatley. In New York, they are looking to add scoring upfront and move someRead More »