Ryan Whitney – The Enigma

After Therrien called out Whitney on Monday night

“It’s unacceptable to lose a hockey game like this. Unacceptable,” Therrien said. “A guy like (defenseman) Ryan Whitney, he’s going to have to be more aggressive around the net. He’s not aggressive at all. It cost us the game.”

I decided to check out Whitney’s stats. What I found was astonishing….
(the hits stats show in red)
Conversely the Penguins leader was…..
and just for comparison the league leaders are….

How could this dude only have 15 freaking hits. He is 6’4″ 220lbs yet he’s afraid to make contact with anything (especially in front of his goaltender). I honestly think that he is softer than Sykora and that’s saying alot…..


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