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Fan Shootout: Ryan Whitney

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How do you get yourself physically ready for back-to-back games?

- Douglas Graham, Toronto

I try to drink plenty of water, get a good night of sleep and I always ride the bike after the game as well.

What is it about Pittsburgh and the Pens that made you sign a long-term contract there?

- Casandra Pasquerell, Erie, Pa.

Pittsburgh has the best fans in the League in my opinion and the city is a great place to live.

If you could change one thing about your skill set, what would it be?

- Kyle Richardson, Hamilton, Ont.

I wish I had a shot like Al MacInnis did.

How often do you prefer to have your skates sharpened?

- David Martin, St. John’s Nfld.

I have them sharpened the day before each game.

Who is your best friend in the NHL who doesn’t play for the Pens?

- Kinley Gee, Ottawa

Colby Armstrong of the Atlanta Thrashers- he’s a beauty!

In which building is it hardest to keep your focus on the road?

- Hillary Wyse, Buffalo

Dallas, Los Angeles, Florida and Tampa for obvious reasons.

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