MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens
announced Thursday that centreman Ryan White
has been called up from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs
. White will join the Canadiens in Ottawa, for tomorrow’s game against the Senators at Scotiabank Place.
The 6’00’’, 198 lbs centreman, aged 22, played 16 games with the Canadiens last season, including his first game in the NHL on November 5 at Boston. He recorded two assists and five shots on goal, while averaging 11:09 minutes of ice time per game.
White totals 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) in 28 games this season with the Bulldogs. One of his goals has been tallied on the power play. He has collected 55 shots on goal and served 64 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.