Ray Whitney

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    181 lbs / 82 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

A rare playmaking winger, Whitney had excellent vision and passing ability. Excelled on the powerplay and in offensive situations. Smallish, he was not overly effective in physical battles, but had great elusiveness.

Father: Floyd Whitney

Team Staff profile of Ray Whitney also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Mdgt AAA AMHL 71 80 155 235 119 |
1988-89 Spokane Chiefs WHL 71 17 33 50 16 |
1989-90 Spokane Chiefs “C” WHL 71 57 56 113 50 | Playoffs 6 3 4 7 6
1990-91 Spokane Chiefs “C” WHL 72 67 118 185 36 | Playoffs 15 13 18 31 12
1991-92 Kölner EC Germany 10 3 6 9 4 |
San Jose Sharks NHL 2 0 3 3 0 -1 |
San Diego Gulls IHL 63 36 54 90 12 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Team Canada International 5 1 0 1 6 |
1992-93 San Jose Sharks NHL 26 4 6 10 4 -14 |
Kansas City Blades IHL 46 20 33 53 14 -2 | Playoffs 12 5 7 12 2 0
1993-94 San Jose Sharks NHL 61 14 26 40 14 2 | Playoffs 14 0 4 4 8 -4
1994-95 San Jose Sharks NHL 39 13 12 25 14 -7 | Playoffs 11 4 4 8 2 -3
1995-96 San Jose Sharks NHL 60 17 24 41 16 -23 |
1996-97 San Jose Sharks NHL 12 0 2 2 4 -6 |
Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 9 1 7 8 2 -3 |
Utah Grizzlies IHL 43 13 35 48 34 -4 | Playoffs 7 3 1 4 6 0
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers NHL 9 1 3 4 0 -1 |
Florida Panthers NHL 68 32 29 61 28 10 |
Canada WC 6 4 2 6 4 |
1998-99 Florida Panthers NHL 81 26 38 64 18 -3 |
Canada WC 10 1 6 7 22 |
1999-00 Florida Panthers NHL 81 29 42 71 35 16 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 4 -2
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL 43 10 21 31 28 -16 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 0 3 3 2 -1 |
2001-02 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 67 21 40 61 12 -22 |
Canada WC 7 1 3 4 2 2 |
2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets “C” NHL 81 24 52 76 22 -26 |
2003-04 Detroit Red Wings NHL 67 14 29 43 22 7 | Playoffs 12 1 3 4 4 -4
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 63 17 38 55 42 0 | Playoffs 24 9 6 15 14 -1
2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 32 51 83 46 -5 |
2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes “A” NHL 66 25 36 61 30 -6 |
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes “A” NHL 82 24 53 77 32 2 | Playoffs 18 3 8 11 4 -9
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes “A” NHL 80 21 37 58 26 -6 |
Canada “C” WC 7 2 6 8 0 0 |
2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 75 17 40 57 24 0 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 2 0
2011-12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 24 53 77 28 26 | Playoffs 16 2 5 7 10 -1
2012-13 Dallas Stars “A” NHL 32 11 18 29 4 1 |
2013-14 Dallas Stars “A” NHL 69 9 23 32 14 -6 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Spokane Chiefs M-Cup 4 5 6 11 4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Carolina Hurricanes NHL Scout Pro Scout
2016-17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL Scout Pro Scout
2017-18 Carolina Hurricanes NHL Scout
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 9 1 7 8 0.89 2 -3 |
AMHL 71 80 155 235 3.31 119 0 |
Germany 10 3 6 9 0.90 4 0 |
IHL 152 69 122 191 1.26 60 -6 | 23 8 8 16 0.70 8 0
International 5 1 0 1 0.20 6 0 |
M-Cup 4 5 6 11 2.75 4 0 |
NHL 1330 385 679 1064 0.80 465 -79 | 108 21 32 53 0.49 48 -25
WC 30 8 17 25 0.83 28 2 |
WHL 214 141 207 348 1.63 102 0 | 21 16 22 38 1.81 18 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/21/2015
01/21/2015 Confirmed No team Retired
07/01/2012
07/01/2012 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes Dallas Stars
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Arizona Coyotes
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 14 retired by Spokane Chiefs

Cult/Star player for Carolina Hurricanes

Cult/Star player for Florida Panthers

Cult/Star player for Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Mdgt AAA

Cult/Star player for San Jose Sharks

Cult/Star player for Spokane Chiefs

Cult/Star player for Utah Grizzlies

Career transactions
- 2015-01-21 • Announced his retirement
- 2012-07-01 • Signed by the Dallas Stars
- 2010-07-01 • Signed by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 2005-08-06 • Signed by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2005-07-26 • Bought out by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2003-07-29 • Signed by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2001-03-13 • Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets with future considerations for Kevyn Adams & a 2001 4th round pick (Michael Woodford)
- 1997-11-06 • Claimed off waivers by the Florida Panthers
- 1999-06-09 • Selected 23rd overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks

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