Whitney, a native of Reading, Massachusetts (and of no relation to Ray Whitney), has 11 goals and 17 assists in 55 games with the Rampage this season. He also made five appearances with the New Jersey Devils spread over two seasons from 2013-15, with one goal in the process.
The move reflects the continuing effort by the Coyotes to help the Roadrunners push for the Calder Cup Playoffs, while not giving up key components in Arizona’s long-term rebuild plan.
We wish Ranford the best in San Antonio and Whitney the best in Tucson and we offer this commiseration on behalf of our fearless managing editor.
*moment of silence as the effort to hoard all of the Brendans in Arizona fades away*— Five For Howling (@Five4Howling) March 1, 2017