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Position
D
 
Jersey
18
Name  Ian White
Born  6/4/1984
Height  5-10
Weight  200
Shoots  R
1/23/2013 5:35:00 PM
Description: Red Wings defenseman Ian White will miss 2-3 weeks with a deep laceration on his left knee.
Insight: White was a strong fantasy defenseman last season as Nicklas Lidstrom's blue line partner but he due for a decline this season with Lidstrom in retirement. An extended absence won't help.
 
11/23/2011 6:25:00 PM
Description: Ian White is expected to return to the Red Wings' lineup for Wednesday's game against Calgary. TSN
Insight: White has missed the past week and a half with a fractured cheekbone. He has some offensive upside (seven points, +8), so get him back into your lineup.
 
11/13/2011 7:13:00 PM
Description: Ian White is expected to miss the Red Wings' upcoming four-game road trip with a fractured cheekbone. mlive.com
Insight: Look for another blueline option for next week. Look for White to become the latest player to attach a visor to his helmet once he returns.
 
7/3/2011 1:06:00 AM
Description: The Detroit Red Wings have signed Ian White to a two-year contract worth $5.75 million. TSN
Insight: The Wings were in need of a defenseman with some offense, as Brian Rafalski announced his retirement several weeks ago. The Wings will be White's fifth team in the past 18 months, as he has also played for Toronto, Calgary, Carolina, and San Jose.
 
4/18/2011 4:53:00 PM
Description: Ian White may return to the Sharks' lineup for Game 3 against Los Angeles on Tuesday. San Jose Mercury News
Insight: White suffered a head injury when he was checked into the boards by Jarret Stoll during Game 1. Stoll will return to the Kings' lineup for Game 3 after serving a one-game suspension for the hit.
 
4/15/2011 1:21:00 AM
Description: Ian White left Game 1 against Los Angeles on Thursday in the first period after his head was driven into the boards by Jarret Stoll. Yahoo Sports
Insight: White was playing in his first career playoff game, and it didn't turn out so well. Don't be surprised if he is diagnosed with a concussion, as this was the very type of hit that the NHL is trying to eliminate. It remains to be seen whether the NHL agrees and decides to suspend Stoll, as the officials did not call a penalty on the play.
 
2/18/2011 4:46:00 PM
Description: The Carolina Hurricanes have traded defenseman Ian White to the San Jose Sharks for a second-round pick in the 2012 draft. TSN
Insight: White was a healthy scratch for Wednesday's game, so there were plenty of rumblings over the past few days that he would be traded. He has 18 points (2g-16a) in 55 games split between the Hurricanes and Flames this season. He has been traded three times in just over a calendar year.
 
2/16/2011 5:46:00 PM
Description: Ian White appears to be on the trading block, as he was not at Wednesday's practice. TSN
Insight: A rumor was circulating that White had been traded to the Vancouver Canucks, although the team and its beat reporters shot it down quickly. White appears likely to be dealt sometime within the next 2-3 days, so stay tuned.
 
11/17/2010 5:29:00 PM
Description: The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Ian White and left wing Brett Sutter from the Calgary Flames for defenseman Anton Babchuk and forward Tom Kostopoulos.TSN
Insight: White, who has six points (2g-4a) in 16 games, could play defense or forward for the Hurricanes. Meanwhile, Sutter was sent to the AHL recently after he was arrested for punching an Arizona cab driver. Sutter, who will report to the Canes' AHL affiliate in Charlotte, is the cousin of Hurricanes center Brandon Sutter, the son of Flames GM Darryl Sutter, and the nephew of Flames coach Brent Sutter.
 
10/20/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: White picked up his first point of the season on Tuesday against the Predators.
Insight: White had an assist on the OT winning goal by Rene Bourque. (RapidDraft.com)
 
7/30/2010 12:40:00 PM
Description: The Calgary Flames avoided arbitration with Ian White by signing him to a one-year contract worth $2,999,995. TSN
Insight: White will be counted on to provide the Flames with some offense from the blueline this season. He will have added fantasy value if the Flames use him as a forward, like the Leafs used to at times.