Analysis: Did the Penguins get enough in return?

 

On Monday at practice it became clear that something was up when Ryan Whitney wasn’t even working with the #2 power play in practice. On Tuesday, Whitney was the 7th defensemen in drills which based on performance might have made sense but because the Penguins were actively shopping Whitney, it didn’t make sense. On Wednesday, the team announced Whitney flew home to Boston to be with a sick family member and on Thursday he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks who are playing in Boston tonight. Analysis and Scouting Report on the Trade