Well, it looks as though Heatley will not be spending any time at the Gray Bar Hotel for his involvement in the crash that killed Dan Snyder, according to Yahoo!. Can't say I'm too surprised, although I am a little disappointed. Looks like kind words from Snyder's family helped.
"Please be serious. The Patriots get more respect than virtually any team in sports history. Boston fans are now, officially more annoying than New York fans. At least N.Y. fans know when to shut up. They know they're the best when they win, they don't have to bitch and moan about how disrespected they are." - Reader Matt to Bill Simmons' on Jan. 19, 2005 GO EAGLES!!
One of the things the NHL likes to do is to be the first major league professional franchise to expand to a city when it can. This has been seen in the past with the Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh) and the Columbus Blue Jackets.