facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Wiki

Ryan Whitney (born February 19, 1983 in Scituate, Massachusetts), is an American professional ice hockey defenseman playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Whitney enrolled at Thayer Academy, a college-prep school in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1998, and almost immediately logged significant playing time. Head coach Jack Foley often paired Whitney, a freshman, with senior, and future Penguins teammate, Brooks Orpik.

Whitney's size and skill drew the attention of the U.S. national team's development program. After initially resisting the programs invitations, he left Thayer for the Michigan-based program in Ann Arbor for his senior year of high school.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ryan Whitney."
Most Popular
1
Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M
2
School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked
3
Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison
4
Physicists teleport photon over 15 miles Physicists teleport photon over 15 miles
5
40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike 40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike
x
Feedback