MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that centreman Ryan White
has been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs. White was recalled from AHL affiliate team on February 10.
The 23-year old, 6’00’’, 198 lbs centreman suited up for 27 regular season games this season with the Canadiens. White tallied five points (two goals, three assists), including his first NHL goal on March 20 against the Wild at Minnesota. He recorded 30 shots on goal, 70 hits and 38 penalty minutes, while maintaining a +5 plus/minus differential and averaging 8:55 minutes of ice time per game. White was held pointless in seven playoff games, registering three shots on goal and 24 hits, with an average of 6:35 of ice time.
White totalled 12 points (3 goals, 9 assists) in 33 games with the Bulldogs during the 2010-2011 regular season. One of his goals was tallied on the power play. He collected 61 shots on goal and served 77 penalty minutes. White missed 14 games earlier this season due to a lower-body injury incurred on November 19 at Rochester.
A native of Brandon, Manitoba, White was the Canadiens’ fourth pick (third round, 66th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. SEE ALSO:End of season assessment from the playersLooking ahead Bruins 4, Canadiens 3, OT