- DOB: 2/18/1991
- Ht: 5-7
- Wt: 168
- Shoots: R
- School: Boston College
- Hometown: Reading, MA
Whitney signed with the Rays on Aug. 28, 2017. The forward led the Norfolk Admirals in scoring during 2015-16 with 55 points on 23 goals and 32 assists. Whitney, 26, has put up 71 points (31 goals, 40 assists) in 91 career ECHL games while playing for Norfolk and the Florida Everblades. The native of Reading, Mass. also suited up for Norfolk during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons when the club was a member of the AHL, scoring 27 points (13 goals, 14 assists) in 73 contests.
Before turning pro, Whitney had a standout career at Boston College from 2009-2013, helping the Eagles to National Championship titles in both 2010 and 2012. He finished with 128 total points in 160 collegiate games on 55 goals and 73 assists along with 203 penalty minutes and a +45 rating. Whitney was also a member of three Hockey East Tournament championship teams (2010, 2011, 2012) and helped win a Hockey East regular season title in 2012. He was named to the NCAA’s All-Tournament team after the championship in 2012 and to the Hockey East’s First Team in 2013. Whitney served as an assistant captain during his senior season in 2012-13.
The 5-foot-7, 168-pound scorer also previously played with the Omaha Lancers in the United States Hockey League (USHL) and attended Lawrence Academy with Stingrays assistant coach Steve Bergin.