Canes biggest error - letting Ray Whitney leave!

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  • QC Apr 18, 2012
    Pro

    He's leading Phoenix in points and led them to the playoffs. If we had kept him, we'd be in the playoffs and the power play would not have sucked for two years, not to mention his importance as a team leader and joker. Major error Rutherford.

  • BringthePain Apr 19, 2012
    All Star

    Ray wanted to get paid for his services. He didn't want to work for the welfare wages that Rutherford typically signs players to.

  • Gonzo Apr 23, 2012
    Veteran

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    Agreed. He is a player in his late thirties, but they could have locked him up for 2-3 years for 3 million. Sometimes you try and squeeze that nickel a little too hard.

  • karensimkin Apr 30, 2012
    Towel Boy

    It is time for Jim Rutherford to go! I didn't buy season tickets this year; tired of watching Jim drool all over Eric. He is a total package;waste of alot of money! Ray; you would have made a great captain! Jim do us all a favor and retire!

  • StunGunn Jul 4, 2012
    Sports Legend

    I agreee that JR should have kept the Wizard, but he sure did command big bucks in the two year contract he just signed, which was out of reach for the Canes.

  • fzero Jul 5, 2012
    Sports Legend

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    If they had signed him last season, they would have had him locked in for $3m or less this season & next.

  • Gonzo Jul 5, 2012
    Veteran

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    Agreed. It's hard to commit to a player his age, but if I had to bet on one, it would have been Whitney.

  • StunGunn Jul 7, 2012
    Sports Legend

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    Maaaaan. That would have been a good price for Whitney. And, after seeing other offers fizzle, I REALLY wish they would have kept the Wizard

  • giantfan1956 Jul 9, 2012
    Bench Warmer

    well if its and buts, were candy, and nuts...

  • giantfan1956 Jul 9, 2012
    Bench Warmer

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    Well, dont think u have followed hockey for too long, with that statement

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