Ryan Whitney

\WHIHT-nee\

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-4 (193 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs. (95 kg)

Born: February 19, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts
Draft: Pittsburgh, 1st round (5th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Boston University

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2005-06 22 PIT NHL 68 6 32 38 -7 85 4 2 0 1 17 14 1 113 5.3 1620 23:50
2006-07 23 PIT NHL 81 14 45 59 9 77 5 9 0 2 20 24 1 129 10.9 1939 23:56
2007-08 24 PIT NHL 76 12 28 40 -2 45 4 7 1 1 13 15 0 119 10.1 224 1706 22:27 0 0 30 117 11 53
2008-09 25 TOT NHL 48 2 21 23 -14 28 1 1 0 0 11 10 0 71 2.8 155 1146 23:52 0 0 37 69 11 27
2008-09 25 PIT NHL 28 2 11 13 -15 16 1 1 0 0 6 5 0 42 4.8 93 688 24:34 0 0 21 52 6 22
2008-09 25 ANA NHL 20 0 10 10 1 12 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 29 0.0 62 458 22:53 0 0 16 17 5 5
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 81 7 32 39 1 70 4 3 0 1 18 14 0 151 4.6 298 2005 24:45 0 1 0.0 89 115 19 67
2009-10 26 ANA NHL 62 4 24 28 -6 48 1 3 0 0 14 10 0 107 3.7 214 1523 24:34 0 1 0.0 71 86 14 52
2009-10 26 EDM NHL 19 3 8 11 7 22 3 0 0 1 4 4 0 44 6.8 84 482 25:23 0 0 18 29 5 15
2010-11 27 EDM NHL 35 2 25 27 13 33 2 0 0 0 16 7 2 43 4.7 91 887 25:20 0 0 29 67 20 41
2011-12 28 EDM NHL 51 3 17 20 -16 16 1 2 0 0 9 8 0 41 7.3 110 1069 20:58 0 0 18 85 16 54
2012-13 29 EDM NHL 34 4 9 13 -7 23 4 0 0 0 2 7 0 30 13.3 57 628 18:29 0 0 16 55 9 35
2013-14 30 FLA NHL 7 0 0 0 -7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 16 117 16:45 0 0 4 10 0 2
4 yrs EDM NHL 139 12 59 71 -3 94 10 2 0 1 31 26 2 158 7.6 342 3066 22:04 0 0 81 236 50 145
4 yrs PIT NHL 253 34 116 150 -15 223 14 19 1 4 56 58 2 403 8.4 559 5953 23:32 0 0 51 169 17 75
2 yrs ANA NHL 82 4 34 38 -5 60 1 3 0 0 19 15 0 136 2.9 276 1980 24:09 0 1 0.0 87 103 19 57
1 yr FLA NHL 7 0 0 0 -7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 16 117 16:45 0 0 4 10 0 2
Career NHL 481 50 209 259 -30 383 25 24 1 5 106 99 4 705 7.1 1193 11117 23:07 0 1 0.0 223 518 86 279

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 1131.4 891 1147 43.7 -3.7 690 861 44.5 -4.4 10.9 91.5 102.5 45.5 54.5
2008-09 25 2 Teams NHL 48 660 815 44.7 -5.7 512 626 45.0 -7.4 9.0 90.8 99.8 57.9 42.1
2008-09 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 28 472.5 367 520 41.4 -5.4 271 394 40.8 -8.8 9.6 89.7 99.3 59.8 40.2
2008-09 25 Anaheim Ducks NHL 20 362.0 293 295 49.8 -6.1 241 232 51.0 -5.4 8.3 92.5 100.8 54.7 45.3
2009-10 26 2 Teams NHL 81 1291 1501 46.2 1.5 999 1163 46.2 0.6 10.7 91.1 101.8 48.7 51.3
2009-10 26 Anaheim Ducks NHL 62 1134.6 974 1140 46.1 -0.7 751 893 45.7 -1.1 9.9 91.7 101.6 49.8 50.2
2009-10 26 Edmonton Oilers NHL 19 341.6 317 361 46.8 7.5 248 270 47.9 5.5 13.3 88.9 102.1 45.4 54.6
2010-11 27 Edmonton Oilers NHL 35 628.7 541 648 45.5 2.5 400 492 44.8 4.1 12.6 93.6 106.2 53.8 46.2
2011-12 28 Edmonton Oilers NHL 51 890.9 750 947 44.2 -3.8 570 676 45.7 -5.0 7.1 91.5 98.5 52.1 47.9
2012-13 29 Edmonton Oilers NHL 34 520.0 390 577 40.3 -8.0 294 437 40.2 -9.1 7.9 92.6 100.5 45.2 54.8
2013-14 30 Florida Panthers NHL 7 100.8 71 97 42.3 -10.1 49 68 41.9 -10.2 5.3 87.2 92.5 48.2 51.8
2 yrs NHL 20 1496.6 1267 1435 46.9 -2.2 992 1125 46.9 -2.3 9.5 91.9 101.4 50.8 49.2
4 yrs NHL 51 2381.1 1998 2533 44.1 -1.7 1512 1875 44.6 -2.4 9.7 92.0 101.7 49.9 50.1
2 yrs NHL 76 1603.9 1258 1667 43.0 -4.2 961 1255 43.4 -5.7 10.6 91.0 101.5 50.1 49.9
2 yrs NHL 48 1951 2316 45.7 -1.2 1511 1789 45.8 -2.4 10.1 91.0 101.1 52.0 48.0
Career NHL 76 5582.3 6545 8048 44.9 -2.1 5025 6112 45.1 -3.1 9.9 91.4 101.3 50.7 49.3

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 22 PIT NHL 68 12 0.09 0.47 0.56 0.17 1.25 1.66 6 31 37 12 84 35 89 33 -7 2.4 2.4 4.8
2006-07 23 PIT NHL 81 19 0.17 0.56 0.73 0.24 0.95 1.59 15 45 60 20 125 59 76 19 9 5.3 4.5 9.8
2007-08 24 PIT NHL 76 14 0.16 0.37 0.53 0.18 0.59 1.57 13 30 43 15 102 46 76 18 -2 3.7 3.3 6.9
2008-09 25 TOT NHL 48 7 0.04 0.44 0.48 0.14 0.58 1.48 2 21 23 7 54 21 56 9 -14 1.2 1.0 2.2
2008-09 25 PIT NHL 28 4 0.07 0.39 0.46 0.14 0.57 1.50 2 11 13 4 30 11 39 5 -15 0.8 0.0 0.7
2008-09 25 ANA NHL 20 3 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.13 0.60 1.45 0 10 10 3 24 10 17 4 1 0.5 1.0 1.5
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 81 13 0.09 0.40 0.48 0.15 0.86 1.86 7 33 40 13 117 37 99 20 1 2.7 4.0 6.7
2009-10 26 ANA NHL 62 9 0.06 0.39 0.45 0.14 0.77 1.73 4 25 29 9 83 29 75 15 -6 1.7 2.4 4.1
2009-10 26 EDM NHL 19 4 0.16 0.42 0.58 0.20 1.16 2.32 3 8 11 4 34 8 24 5 7 1.0 1.6 2.6
2010-11 27 EDM NHL 35 8 0.06 0.71 0.77 0.22 0.94 1.23 2 27 29 8 54 16 42 17 13 2.1 3.0 5.1
2011-12 28 EDM NHL 51 6 0.06 0.33 0.39 0.12 0.31 0.80 3 19 22 7 40 12 48 4 -16 1.3 1.0 2.3
2012-13 29 EDM NHL 34 4 0.12 0.26 0.38 0.13 0.68 0.88 8 17 25 9 29 12 29 5 -7 1.1 0.8 2.0
2013-14 30 FLA NHL 7 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.86 1.14 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 -7 -0.1 -0.4 -0.5
4 yrs EDM NHL 139 22 0.09 0.42 0.51 0.16 0.68 1.14 16 71 87 28 157 48 143 31 -3 5.5 6.4 12.0
4 yrs PIT NHL 253 49 0.13 0.46 0.59 0.19 0.88 1.59 36 117 153 52 341 151 280 75 -15 12.0 10.2 22.2
2 yrs ANA NHL 82 11 0.05 0.41 0.46 0.14 0.73 1.66 4 35 39 12 107 39 92 19 -5 2.2 3.4 5.6
1 yr FLA NHL 7 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.86 1.14 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 -7 -0.1 -0.4 -0.5
Career NHL 481 82 0.10 0.43 0.54 0.17 0.80 1.47 56 223 279 91 607 238 524 125 -30 19.6 19.7 39.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2006-07 23 PIT NHL 5 1 1 2 -4 6 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 114 22:51
2007-08 24 PIT NHL 20 1 5 6 8 25 0 1 0 0 37 2.7 59 415 20:46 0 0 11 32 2 10
2008-09 25 ANA NHL 13 1 5 6 -1 9 0 1 0 0 9 11.1 29 280 21:34 0 0 13 13 3 8
Career NHL 38 3 11 14 3 40 0 3 0 0 50 6.0 92 810 21:19 0 0 24 45 5 18

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 338.4 291 354 45.1 -0.3 229 266 46.3 -1.7 10.0 95.3 105.3 52.4 47.6
2008-09 25 Anaheim Ducks NHL 13 233.7 200 257 43.8 3.4 152 198 43.4 0.5 6.9 94.2 101.0 45.5 54.5
Career NHL 20 572.0 491 611 44.6 1.0 381 464 45.1 -0.9 8.8 94.8 103.6 50.0 50.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1999-00 16 Thayer Academy High-MA 22 5 33 38
2000-01 17 U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 40 7 23 30 64
2000-01 17 U.S. National Team Development Program USHL 20 2 8 10 22
2000-01 17 United States WJ18-A 6 0 1 1 2 8 0 0 0 0
2001-02 18 Boston University Terriers H-East 35 4 17 21 46
2001-02 18 United States WJC-A 7 1 2 3 2 20 0 1 0 0
2002-03 19 Boston University Terriers H-East 34 3 10 13 48 1 2 0 0
2002-03 19 United States WJC-A 7 1 4 5 3 14 0 1 0 0
2003-04 20 Boston University Terriers H-East 38 9 16 25 56 5 4 0 1
2004-05 21 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 80 6 35 41 -12 101 2 4 0 2
2005-06 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 9 5 9 14 7 6 2 3 0 3 22 22.7
2008-09 25 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 1 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2009-10 26 United States Olympics 6 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 90 11 45 56 -6 109 4 7 0 5 23 21.7
Career 3 Seasons H-East 107 16 43 59 150 6 6 0 1
Career 1 Season High-MA 22 5 33 38
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season U-18 40 7 23 30 64
Career 1 Season USHL 20 2 8 10 22
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 0 1 1 2 8 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 2 6 8 5 34 0 2 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 20 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 20 1 9 10 6 1 0 0 0
2004-05 21 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 11 2 7 9 2 12 1 1 0 0
2005-06 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 11 1 4 5 -2 8 1 0 0 0 26 3.8
Career 3 Seasons AHL 42 4 20 24 0 26 3 1 0 0 26 3.8
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2010 USA 0 0 -1 0 0 20
Car 0 0 -1 0 0 20

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ryan Whitney 9.8 6.9 6.7 5.1 4.8 2.3 2.2 2.0 -0.5
Richard Smehlik 91.1 9.4 6.7 5.2 5.0 3.8 3.4 2.6
Teppo Numminen 91.0 7.7 6.2 5.2 5.1 3.9 2.3 2.2
Butch Bouchard 90.4 8.2 5.9 5.9 5.3 4.1 3.5 1.6
Niklas Kronwall 90.0 8.3 7.0 6.7 4.9 3.8 2.3 1.3
Zarley Zalapski 89.2 8.3 7.0 6.5 5.8 5.5 2.7 1.9
Charlie Huddy 89.1 9.1 7.5 6.2 5.1 3.8 2.9 1.0
Gary Sargent 88.3 9.0 8.0 7.1 6.2 4.8 2.0 1.2
Bryan McCabe 88.3 9.1 6.7 6.5 5.4 3.9 3.8 3.3
Rick Lanz 88.2 7.9 6.5 6.5 5.1 3.4 2.1 1.6
Tom Kurvers 87.6 8.3 6.9 5.4 5.3 4.9 3.2 2.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Ryan Whitney 9.8 6.9 6.7 5.1 4.8 2.3 2.2 2.0 -0.5
Gary Sargent 87.7 9.0 8.0 7.1 6.2 4.8 2.0 1.7 1.2
Niklas Kronwall 85.4 8.3 8.1 7.2 7.0 6.7 6.7 4.9 4.8 3.8 2.3 1.3
Ken Reardon 84.8 7.2 6.3 5.6 5.2 4.3 2.7 2.3
Dennis Wideman 84.7 10.5 10.1 8.2 7.4 6.2 5.5 3.7 3.5 3.2 2.8
Kent Douglas 84.4 6.6 6.6 6.0 5.6 5.1 2.9 2.3
Andrej Meszaros 84.3 8.2 7.5 5.7 4.6 4.3 3.6 3.0 2.7 2.5 -0.3
Dan Girardi 83.5 7.2 6.7 6.6 6.1 5.2 4.5 4.5 2.7 1.9
Marc-Edouard Vlasic 83.4 8.2 7.3 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.0
Alexander Edler 83.1 8.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 5.9 5.5 4.0 1.8 1.0
Rick Lanz 83.0 7.9 6.5 6.5 5.1 3.4 3.4 2.1 1.6 0.6 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 26, 2009: Traded to Anaheim by Pittsburgh for Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi, February 26, 2009.

March 3, 2010: Traded to Edmonton by Anaheim with Anaheim's 6th round choice (Brandon Davidson) in 2010 Entry Draft for Lubomir Visnovsky, March 3, 2010.

December 28, 2010: Missed majority of 2010-11 due to ankle injury vs. Buffalo, December 28, 2010.

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