Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames
Executive Vice-President and General Manager Darryl Sutter
announced today the signing of defenseman Ian White
to a one year contract.
White, a native of Steinbach, Manitoba, was acquired by the Calgary Flames
on January 31, 2010 in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs
White finished the 2009-10 season with 13 goals which tied him for 8th amongst NHL defensemen.
He averaged 22:47 minutes per game last season and finished with 38 points placing him 28th in the NHL for blue-liners.
White had filed for arbitration and the hearing was set for 7 am MT Friday. However, the two sides reached a deal just minutes before the hearing.