Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 2/3/13

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 03: Ray Whitney of the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Jobing.com Arena on November 3, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Predators 4-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, Ariz. The news that Greg Jamison would not make his deadline to purchase the Coyotes had barely settled over the Valley when another reminder of this lengthy ownership saga's impact slipped quietly into the press elevator on Saturday at Jobing.com Arena. Ray Whitney's return to the Valley wasn't as poetic as it was supposed to be. Whitney, now with the Stars went on injured reserve Saturday with a broken foot and is expected to miss at least four weeks. But he'll back in Dallas. His two-year run in Phoenix, though, ended for the same reason many careers with this franchise come to an end: The Coyotes couldn't pay him enough money when he became a free agent at the end of the best season in franchise history. "I wasn't asking for something I didn't think I had already earned," said Whitney, who signed a two-year, 9 million deal with the Stars after leading the Coyotes with 77 points in 82 games. "I talked to some other teams, not just Dallas. The money wasn't a problem f...
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