There will be no Toronto Maple Leafs
jersey in Dany Heatley
Leafs General Manager Brian Burke
made that clear on NHL Live Wednesday in an interview with Deb Placey and Billy Jaffe.
"We're not going to be in on that," Burke said when asked if Toronto might be interested in dealing for Heatley, who has requested a trade out of Ottawa. "He's a good player but I have certain guidelines on how players ask for trades."
Heatley said he is unhappy playing under coach Cory Clouston and equally unhappy with his role on the team.
"When you have players come ask you for a trade, I tell the players 'don't finish that sentence,' because once you ask, I'm going to move you," Burke told NHL Live. "If a player wants out, you're darn right I'm going to move you. I'm not kissing anyone's (butt) to play in my town, so to hell with you, don't finish the sentence. My second rule is if I hear about this, you're not going anywhere."
LISTEN: Burke tells NHL Live 'No' on Heatley