Ryan Whitney RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blues release defenseman Ryan Whitney from tryout

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues have trimmed down their defense to seven Friday releasing veteran Ryan Whitney from his professional tryout with the club. Whitney 30 played in three preseason games with the Blues. He had no points and an even plus-minus rating. The Blues host the Minnesota Wild tonight in their..." September 27

  • Oilers defenceman Ryan Whitney regaining his offensive touch

    Edmonton Sun "Ryan Whitney is starting to look like his old self. The Edmonton Oilers defenceman is going through his best stretch of the season, picking up another point Tuesday. It’s unlikely Whitney will find himself a healthy scratch again playing the way he is. “Whitney has certainly added to the..." March 13

  • Whitney frustrated, but trying to be positive around Oilers teammates

    Edmonton Journal "Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ryan Whitney, who has had his nose pressed up against the glass wanting to get into an NHL game far too often this season, had a short on-ice talk with coach Ralph Krueger at Wednesday’s practice and the conversation seemed congenial. There were no pointed fingers, no..." February 28

  • Would Ryan Whitney be a fit in Ottawa with Karlsson out?

    Edmonton Journal "Ottawa GM Bryan Murray, who was wearing black as he told the media Thursday that the game’s best defenceman Erik Karlsson was gone for the season, jokingly said he’s getting lots of calls from “sympathetic” brethren around the league. These are always tricky times for general managers when one..." February 15

  • Oilers defenceman Ryan Whitney says while he doesn't understand being scratched, he's not looking for a trade

    Edmonton Sun "With Ryan Smyth a healthy scratch and Darcy Hordichuk on his way to Oklahoma City, you can add Ryan Whitney’s name to the list of frustrated Edmonton Oilers veterans. Whitney sat out his second game in a row, third in the last five games, and is especially disappointed that head coach Ralph..." February 13

  • Ryan Smyth, Ryan Whitney scratched for Oilers game against Dallas

    Edmonton Journal "As a rookie head coach, Ralph Krueger is showing no hesitation when it comes to benching his veterans if the situation dictates. Take Ryan Smyth. Krueger is sitting the Edmonton Oilers winger tonight, making room for centre Chris VandeVelde who will take over as the centre on the fourth line..." February 12