Ray Whitney

Ice Hockey Player
Born May 8, 1972

Ray Whitney is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently with the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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1972 Birth Born on May 8, 1972.


1990 18 Years Old During his junior career, Whitney spent three years with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL), leading the entire league with 185 points during the 1990-91 season.
Whitney and the Chiefs won the 1991 Memorial Cup as champions of the Canadian Hockey League.


1998 26 Years Old Whitney has been a member of Team Canada at four different Ice Hockey World Championships. He made his debut at the 1998 World Championship, recording six points in seven games while Canada finished out of the medals.
1999 27 Years Old Whitney notched seven points in 10 games at the 1999 World Championship, again missing a medal when Canada lost in the semifinals to the Czech Republic.


2002 30 Years Old He joined Team Canada at the 2002 World Championship with Canada again failing to medal.
2005 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 6, 2005, Whitney signed a two-year contract with the Carolina Hurricanes paying him $1.5 million per year.
2007 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 8, 2007, Whitney scored a natural hat trick in just 1 minute and 40 seconds.
2010 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 1, 2010, Whitney signed a 2 year deal with the Phoenix Coyotes for $3 million per year. … Read More


2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 31, 2012, Whitney became only the 79th player in the history of the NHL to score 1,000 regular-season points, when he registered an assist in a game against the Anaheim Ducks. … Read More
2015 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Whitney was the last remaining member of the San Jose Sharks inaugural team (1991–92) active in the NHL until his retirement on January 21, 2015.
2016 44 Years Old …  On January 29, 2016, Whitney became the first Spokane Chiefs player to have their number retired (#14). … Read More
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