White out of Worlds
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.