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Ducks' Dany Heatley pushing to get back on the ice
Ducks' Dany Heatley pushing to get back on the ice

Dany Heatley is aching to play in the Ducks’ home opener Friday night against the Minnesota Wild team he played on last season, but the veteran forward also badly wants his other ache to go away. Heatley, who hasn’t played this season after suffering a preseason groin strain, has skated every day this week and is believed to be targeting a return by Oct. 26's home game against the San Jose Sharks. “I’ve never had this, but from what I hear it just happens that one day you feel it’s good to go,” said Heatley, who scored two preseason goals and was being pointed to play with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry on the Ducks’ first line before...

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