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Ray Whitney | Winger

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (41) / 5/8/1972
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
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Ray Whitney didn't end up playing on the top line in Game 2, but coach Lindy Ruff is looking for more from the veteran forward.
"I think Game 1 was a hard game for Ray. Coming off an injury, the level of energy in that game was more than he had seen. There were times he wasn't quite up to pace," Ruff said. "But I would expect more from Ray [Friday]. He's a veteran guy who we think can make those plays." The 41-year-old winger picked up nine goals and 32 points in 69 games during the regular season. He doesn't have a point in two playoff matches so far. Apr 19 - 11:08 AM

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Stars coach Lindy Ruff is planning on making lineup changes for Game 2, but he naturally didn't want to go into specifics.

Ray Whitney skated alongside Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin during Friday's skate, but Ruff downplayed that. "We just did a warm-up and I said any three guys go," Ruff said. Whitney said he wasn't sure what line he would end up on.
Apr 18 - 4:44 PM

Ray Whitney (lower body) will play in Dallas' postseason opener on Wednesday.

Whitney missed the Stars' last six regular season contests. Look for him to play alongside Shawn Horcoff and Alex Chiasson on the team's fourth line.
Apr 16 - 5:08 PM

Ray Whitney (lower body) won't be available for Friday's game.

It sounds like Whitney is close to returning though. He might play on Sunday if the Stars need to win that game to make the playoffs. If not, he will probably continue to rest until the postseason.
Apr 11 - 1:46 PM

Ray Whitney (lower body) will not return on Wednesday.

It will be the fourth straight game that Whitney's missed. He has nine goals and 32 points in 69 contests this season.
Apr 9 - 4:15 PM

Ray Whitney will not play Sunday against the Panthers.

He is still dealing with a lower-body injury that has essentially sidelined him for all but 45 seconds the past 10 days. Keep Whitney on reserve for now.
Apr 6 - 12:33 PM

Ray Whitney (lower body) will not be able to play on Saturday.

Whitney logged just 45 seconds of ice time before he was pulled from Thursday's game due to a muscle strain. He has nine goals and 32 points in 69 contests in 2013-14.
Apr 4 - 5:47 PM

Ray Whitney didn't last long in Thursday's contest because of a lower-body injury.

He played just two shifts for 45 seconds of ice time against Carolina before he was forced to exit. Whitney wasn't able to return and he's being listed as day-to-day.
Apr 4 - 9:43 AM

Ray Whitney (illness) will be a game-time decision on Friday.

Whitney missed Thursday's practice due to the illness, but he is feeling better at this point. He has eight goals and 21 assists in 65 games this season.
Mar 28 - 12:39 PM

Ray Whitney didn't practice Thursday because of an illness.

He still could be in the lineup for Friday's game against Nashville, but the Stars called up Chris Mueller as insurance. Whitney's status should be clearer after Dallas' morning skate.
Mar 28 - 9:45 AM

Ray Whitney ended a 12-game goalless drought in Monday's win over Winnipeg.

He has produced just eight goals and 29 points in 64 matches this season. Whitney has a goal and an assist in his last two outings, as he's trying to help lead by example down the stretch to help Dallas earn a playoff spot.
Mar 25 - 8:24 AM

Ray Whitney picked up an assist in Saturday's win over Ottawa to give him his first point in five games.

It's been a tough year offensively for the veteran winger. Whitney has recorded just seven goals and 28 points in 63 games this season. Right now he's keeping focused on trying to get the Stars into the playoffs, but his future is uncertain. He will turn 42 years of age in May and is eligible for unrestricted free agency.
Mar 24 - 11:10 AM

Ray Whitney scored a goal in Dallas' 2-1 win on Saturday.

At the age of 41, Whitney is averaging just 14:22 minutes per game. He's had a tremendous career, but at this stage he has little to no fantasy value.
Feb 9 - 9:50 AM

Ray Whitney was in fact able to suit up against the Wild Saturday night.

He was listed as questionable due to an upper-body injury that prevented him from participating in Friday's practice. However, Whitney took three shots on goal in 14:28 of ice time in Saturday's contest and seems fine to roster if you need him.
Jan 19 - 2:54 AM

Ray Whitney is questionable for Saturday night's game against the Wild.

He is dealing with an upper-body injury and did not participate in the Stars' practice Friday. I'm sure you can find a comparable option for Whitney for Saturday night's contest.
Jan 18 - 12:28 PM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Cody Eakin
3Shawn Horcoff
4Vernon Fiddler
5Dustin Jeffrey
6Travis Morin
LW1Jamie Benn
2Erik Cole
3Ray Whitney
4Antoine Roussel
RW1Alex Chiasson
2Valeri Nichushkin
3Colton Sceviour
4Chris Mueller
5Rich Peverley
6Ryan Garbutt
D1Alex Goligoski
2Trevor Daley
3Sergei Gonchar
4Brenden Dillon
5Jordie Benn
6Aaron Rome
7Kevin Connauton
8Patrik Nemeth
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Tim Thomas