๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ “The Wizard” Hanging It Up After 23 Seasons

One of the most underrated forwards in NHL history, Ray “The Wizard” Whitney, has decided to retire from the NHL after 23 seasons, finishing his career with the Dallas Stars after stints in San Jose, Edmonton, Florida, Columbus, Detroit, Carolina and Phoenix.

Whitney, an underrated point-getter often dismissed for his small stature leaves the game among the top 100 point-getters in NHL history, gaining 1064 points in 1330 career games. Whitney was a two-time All-Star, and highlighted his career with a Stanley Cup in 2006 while with the Carolina Hurricanes. Internationally, Whitney suited up for four World Championships with Team Canada, captaining the 2010 squad, and gaining 25 points in 30 career games in the tournament.

Whitney first won theย International Hockey Lineal Championship in the 1999 World Championship Semifinal in Lillehammer, also capturing the title in 2002 and 2010 when Canada carried the IHLC into the Worlds. We wish Ray and his family the very best forย his retirement and theย things to come!

Photo Credit: ESPN โ€“ IIHF โ€“ HHOF โ€“ IOC



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