Thursday, February 26, 2009

BREAKING NEWS from TSN: Whitney Traded!!

TSN just reported that defenseman Ryan Whitney has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks in return for Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi (click on name for article on Tangradi).

According to TSN:

In Kunitz, the Penguins will be getting an offensive-minded player who won the Stanley Cup in 2007. After campaigns where he put up 60 and then 50 points, the 29-year old Regina-native has 16 goals and 19 assists this season. He has spent the majority of his four NHL seasons with Anaheim.

Tangradi, who just turned 20, is having a fine season with the OHL's Belleville Bulls. In 52 games, he has 38 goals and 87 points. He was drafted by the Ducks in the second round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Other sources:
YAHOO!'s Puck Daddy - Whitney no longer the Penguins' long-term disappointment
ESPN - Sources: Penguins trade Whitney
WTAE - Pittsburgh Penguins trade Ryan Whitney
KDKA - Reports: Penguins trade Whitney to Ducks
The Hockey News - Ryan Whitney traded to Ducks for Chris Kunitz, Eric Tangradi

STAY TUNED (for more info) ...

1 comment:

Life_As_A_Redhead said...

I think the Pens got the best of this one.