|Ryan Whitney Pittsburgh Penguins |
Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero announced that Penguins defenseman Ryan Whitney underwent successful surgery Thursday on his wrist.
Whitney will begin rehabilitation immediately, for a term of six to eight weeks, and will be ready to join the team for the start of training camp.
Whitney, 24, registered 59 points (14+45) in 81 games during the 2006-07 regular season. He tied for sixth in scoring among all NHL defensemen.