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Former all-star Ray Whitney retires after 22-season NHL career

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TORONTO - Former NHL all-star Ray Whitney has announced his retirement after 22 seasons in the league.

Whitney announced the decision in a statement released by his agency, CAA sports.

The two-time NHL all-star helped the Carolina Hurricanes win the Stanley Cup in 2006.

The 42-year-old native of Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., was drafted in the second round, 23rd overall, by the San Jose Sharks in 1991.

Whitney had 385 goals and 1,064 points in 1,330 NHL games with San Jose, Edmonton, Florida, Columbus, Detroit, Carolina, Phoenix and Dallas.

Whitney had his best season in 2006-07, scoring 32 goals and adding 51 assists in 81 games with Carolina.

He last played with Dallas in the 2013-14 season, contributing nine goals and 23 assists in 69 games prior to becoming an unrestricted free agent.

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