By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Ian White.
Along with Johan Franzen and Todd Bertuzzi, he led the team with a plus-23 rating, which is his single season career-high.
Number of points the defenseman accumulated this season (seven goals, 25 assists), which marks the fourth consecutive season that he has finished with 25 or more points.
Number of power play assists he had this season, the fourth highest on the team and the most he has ever had in a single season.
Number of multi-point games he had this season, including a three-point game (goal, two assists) against Calgary on Nov. 23.
Was the only Red Wings’ defenseman to score in the playoffs this postseason. His single playoff point came during the first period of Detroit’s 3-2 victory over Nashville in Game 2.
His most productive time period this season was before the All-Star break when in 46 games he tallied 24 of his 32 total points, 62 of his 92 total blocked shots and 136 of his 196 total shots on goal.