Sharks Add Depth On The Blueline
Ian White Is Acquired From The Hurricanes
White, 27, has played in 50 games this season with Calgary and Carolina, posting a combined 16 points (two goals, 14 assists) and 18 penalty minutes.
“We think Ian is a great fit for our club, based on his abilities, style of play and his age,” said Wilson. “He’s a great competitor who is responsible in his own end. He moves the puck well, can play on the power play and we like his right-handed shot.”
White was acquired by Carolina from Calgary on Nov. 17, 2010. He was originally drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the sixth round (191st overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
In 378 NHL games with Toronto, Calgary and Carolina, White has 133 points (34 goals, 99 assists), a plus-nine rating and 220 penalty minutes.