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Flames, White Agree to New Deal

Friday, Jul. 30th, 2010

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.

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