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Ray Whitney at peace with idea of retirement

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Decision time is rapidly approaching for 42-year-old NHL veteran Ray Whitney. The unrestricted free agent has been skating a couple times a week with Coyotes players during informal gatherings at the Ice Den in Scottsdale, but no teams have called to discuss or offer a contract with four weeks remaining until the regular season begins. "I'm not going...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Whitney in big group of UFAs with no contract as camps beckon

There will be no tag days for the unemployed Ray Whitney, Marty Brodeur, Derek Morris, Saku Koivu or Todd Bertuzzi, who have been handsomely compensated in their careers–from $40 million to over $80 million–but they love playing so they are not ready to live large, in retirement. The unrestricted free-agents all have shoes older than Nate MacKinnon but they want to keep playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Central Division preview

The NHL recently announced the names for the divisions. This comes after a decision earlier this year to realign the divisions in the National Hockey League. The four divisions are now called the Pacific (Western Conference), Central (Western Conference), Metropolitan (Eastern Conference), and Atlantic division (Eastern Conference). The conference realignments come after an attempt...
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Dallas Stars should hire John Tortorella

As the Dallas Stars’ search for a new head coach continues, there have been a few names that have come and gone. Dallas Eakins was a possible candidate last week, until being recently picked up by the Edmonton Oilers as their new head coach. The old Ranger’s head coach, John Tortorella, is now a candidate on the Stars’ radar. John Tortorella during a press conference. A quick...
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars new jersey unveiled

The day finally came where Dallas Stars fans can finally view the new logo and jerseys. Although the logos were leaked a couple weeks ago, yesterday at a closed event the jerseys were presented to the public for the first time. The notable takeaways of the new logo are D, the Star, and the continuation of green being the dominant color. Dallas Stars new home and away jerseys. The...
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Dallas Stars 2013 emotional roller coaster

After the ending of the 2012 NHL lockout Dallas Stars fans were among the most eager of NHL fans to see the productivity that the Dallas Stars would have in the 2012-2013 season. The Stars had a busy offseason during the summer of 2012 preparing for the upcoming season. Although they had traded away the talented Mike Ribeiro, they had acquired Derek Roy from the Buffalo Sabres, the...
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Whitney leaves Coyotes to sign with Stars

Ray Whitney won't be back with the Coyotes next season. The Dallas Stars targeted the 40-year-old Whitney early in the NHL's free-agency period Sunday, signing the Coyotes' top point producer last season to a two-year, 9 million contract. Whitney, who became a fan favorite via his "Where's Whitney" look-ins during TV teammates' television appearances...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Whitney marks 40 years with gift of perspective

Forty. To some it represents the halfway point in life; the start of the back nine. To Ray Whitney, its just a number. It has no meaning. None, he said with a quick shake of the head that suggested we should move on to the next topic. Age hasnt impacted Whitneys play this season. He led the Coyotes with 77 points during the regular season, and he has six points thus far in the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Milestone night for ageless wonder Whitney

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ray Whitney was at a crossroads. The San Jose Sharks had just bought out their 1991 second-round pick after a season spent mostly in the minor leagues. His six-year NHL career had seemingly come to an end. It was time for a heart-to-heart with his dad. "We were talking (about playing in) Europe. We were talking police department -- talking a lot of other...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

1,200 and counting for Coyotes' Whitney

Ray Whitney will play his 1,200th NHL game tonight against Detroit. If my calculations are correct, hes one of just 91 players to achieve that milestone. That doesnt mean he has a bottle of champagne at the ready in the Coyotes locker room. A thousand is the big one, Whitney said. After that, it just means youre getting old. It also means youve stayed healthy and youre pretty...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 06, 2012  |  1 Comment
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