White out of Worlds

Southwest Booster - - SPORTS -

For­mer Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos’ de­fense­man Ian White’s third stint with Team Canada has come to a pre­ma­ture end at the IIHFWorld Men’s Hockey Cham­pi­onship in Switzer­land.

Tues­day it was re­ported thatWhite had left Team Canada to re­turn to Toronto af­ter miss­ingMon­day’s 4-3 shootout loss to Fin­land with a sore neck.

Team Canada was set to play Latvia in the quar­ter-fi­nals on Thurs­day fol­lowed by the semi-fi­nals on Fri­day and the medal games on Sun­day in Berne, Switzer­land.

White reg­is­tered one goal and two as­sists and a +4 rat­ing in five games with Team Canada av­er­ag­ing 12:13 of ice-time per game.

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