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Whom Would You Rather Have?
Daniel G. Habib
February 11, 2002
Ray Whitney BLUE JACKETS LW
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February 11, 2002

Whom Would You Rather Have?

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Ray Whitney
BLUE JACKETS LW

In his 10th NHL season the 5'10", 175-pound Alberta native led Columbus in scoring with 13 goals and 23 assists as of the All-Star break. The 23rd pick in the 1991 draft, he'd had 159 goals for four teams in 526 games.

Mike Comrie
OILERS C

In his second NHL season the 5'9", 172-pound Alberta native was Edmonton's second-leading scorer with 20 goals and 20 assists. The 91st pick in the 1999 draft, he had 28 goals for the Oilers in 97 games.

THE VERDICT: In a choice between two of the NHL's smallest players, we'll take Comrie, who has become Edmonton's top center.

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