|Assets:||Is a gritty, feisty energy forward who plays with an edge to his game. Will drop the gloves and be a constant thorn in opponents' sides. Was a scorer at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Isn't a great skater, which holds him back a little. Must prove capable of avoiding serious injury while playing his feisty brand of hockey at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Rambunctious energy depth forward, when healthy.|
|WHL||East Second All-Star Team||2007-08|
|1/26/2015||Recalled from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL).|
|1/06/2015||Missed 39 games (pectoral surgery).|
|1/06/2015||Assigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL).|
|1/05/2015||Placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|1/05/2015||Recalled from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL).|
|12/28/2014||Assigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL) for conditioning purposes.|
|10/07/2014||Pectoral surgery, injured reserve.|
|8/07/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year two-way contract.|
|6/30/2014||Montreal Canadiens did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|3/03/2014||Missed 2 games (flu).|
|2/04/2014||Missed 14 games (upper body injury).|
|1/06/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|1/04/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/13/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Montreal Canadiens tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/09/2013||Missed the last 2 playoff games (upper body injury).|
|5/07/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|4/27/2013||Missed 5 games (suspended by nhl).|
|4/17/2013||Suspended by the NHL for 5 games.|
|4/03/2013||Missed 5 games (lower body injury).|
|3/27/2013||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|3/23/2013||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|6/26/2012||Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.|
|6/25/2012||Montreal Canadiens tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 3 regular season games (headaches).|
|2/12/2012||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/06/2012||Loaned to Hamilton (AHL) for conditioning.|
|2/06/2012||Missed 53 games (hernia surgery).|
|10/05/2011||Hernia surgery, injured reserve.|
|7/13/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.|
|6/27/2011||Montreal Canadiens tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/28/2011||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|3/01/2011||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/28/2011||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/10/2011||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/26/2011||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/20/2011||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/06/2010||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/08/2010||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/05/2010||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/10/2010||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/09/2010||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/09/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/08/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/05/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|11/04/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|9/21/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|9/29/2008||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|5/12/2008||Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/24/2007||Returned to his junior team (Calgary-WHL).|
|9/13/2006||Returned to his junior team (Calgary-WHL).|
|8/07/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (66th overall) in 2006.|
Ryan White waiting for his next chance | 07/05/2014 1:09 PM
NewsRyan White is waiting for his next opportunity after the Canadiens cut him loose.
Impact"My agent is doing most of the due diligence. I'm waiting by the phone and seeing what's going on," said White. "As of now, we're just patiently waiting to see what the best opportunity is going to be." He said some teams have kicked the tires, but nothing appears to be imminent. White also might see what offers he can get from European clubs or from the KHL as well.
Montreal makes Ryan White a free agent | 06/30/2014 5:29 PM
NewsRyan White will be permitted to test the free agent market on July 1.
Dave Stubbs on Twitter
ImpactHe accounted for six points and 50 penalty minutes in 52 games with Montreal last season. The Canadiens chose not to give him a qualifying offer, which makes him an unrestricted free agent.
Ryan White could draw into lineup for Tuesday | 05/05/2014 1:25 PM
NewsRyan White took part in Monday's practice on the fourth line.
ImpactBrandon Prust joined George Parros as an extra forward. Coach Michel Therrien wouldn't share his lineup thoughts for Game 3 on Tuesday, but the addition of White could be something to watch for. He hasn't played in the 2014 playoffs yet and he dressed in 52 games with Montreal during the regular season.
Ryan White to return Monday from the flu | 03/03/2014 4:51 PM
NewsRyan White (flu) is expected to return to the lineup on Monday.
ImpactHe has missed the past two games with the flu. White has five points and 32 penalty minutes in 37 matches this season.
Ryan White (flu) out Thursday against Pens | 02/27/2014 4:44 PM
NewsRyan White won't play Thursday because he has the flu.
ImpactHe didn't make the trip to Pittsburgh for the contest. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Ryan White scores in back-to-back games | 02/09/2014 10:41 AM
NewsRyan White had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over Carolina.
ImpactWhite has found the back of the net in back-to-back games. That's remarkably unusual for him when you consider that he had just three goals in his previous 123 contests.
Ryan White scores first goal of 2013-14 | 02/07/2014 7:43 AM
NewsRyan White potted his first goal of the season on Thursday.
ImpactWhite has played well for the Canadiens since returning from an upper-body injury. He posted a career-high of six shots against Calgary on Tuesday in his first game back. White has three points and 32 penalty minutes in 35 matches.
| 02/05/2014 1:42 AM
NewsRyan White was activated from the IL on Tuesday February 4.
Ryan White isn't likely to return for weeks | 01/21/2014 2:05 PM
NewsRyan White (upper body) is skating, but he isn't close to returning.
ImpactCanadiens coach Michel Therrien cautioned that it could be weeks before White is ready to play. He has two points in 32 games in 2013-14.
White still out with UBI | 01/11/2014 10:45 AM
NewsRyan White will not play against Chicago Saturday night.
ImpactHe is still listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury. We are sure you have better options than White on your fantasy roster.
Ryan White injured; Danny Briere back tonight | 01/04/2014 11:31 AM
NewsCenter Ryan White suffered an upper-body injury Thursday night in the Canadiens' game against Dallas and almost certainly will sit out tonight, when Montreal visits Ottawa.
ImpactThat means veteran Daniel Briere will return to the lineup after being a healthy scratch.
Ryan White earns assist in return Saturday | 12/09/2013 10:28 AM
NewsRyan White earned an assist Saturday after being a healthy scratch for three of Montreal's last four games.
ImpactHe skated alongside Brandon Prust and Travis Moen in a 3-2 win over Buffalo. The Sabres didn't dress John Scott, so coach Michel Therrien replaced George Parros with White.
Ryan White could be scratched against Leafs | 11/30/2013 10:17 AM
NewsDon't be surprised if Ryan White or Michal Bournival is a healthy scratch against Toronto Saturday night.
ImpactBoth played poorly against Washington Friday night. They both were miuns two in limited ice time against the Caps. Habs' coach Michel Therrien may opt to put tough guy George Parros in the lineup against a physical Toronto squad.
Ryan White gets stitches, returns Friday | 09/13/2013 6:38 PM
NewsRyan White needed seven stitches after suffering a cut above his right eye on Thursday.
ImpactThat didn't stop him from participate in a scrimmage with the team on Friday. He sustained the injury when he was struck by defenseman Greg Pateryn's stick.
Montreal signs Ryan White for $700K | 07/13/2013 11:08 AM
NewsThe Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with winger Ryan White on Saturday, signing him to a one-year deal worth $700K.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactWhite managed a single goal both in the regular season (26 games played) and playoffs (three contests) in 2013. His main draw fantasy-wise is penalty minutes, as he had 67 in the regular season and has 182 in 89 career games (spread over four seasons with Montreal).
Ryan White files for salary arbitration | 07/10/2013 5:36 PM
NewsRyan White has decided to file for salary arbitration.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWhite scored one goal and had 67 penalty minutes in 26 games this season. The forward made $687,500 last season.
Canadiens extend qualifiers to four players | 07/03/2013 8:40 AM
NewsMontreal Canadiens extend qualifying offers to forwards Ryan White and Gabriel Dumont and goalies Dustin Tokarski and Robert Mayer.
ImpactThe move ensures the Canadiens retain the rights to all four players, each of whom spent varying degrees of time with the NHL club. White had one goal in 26 games and appeared in three postseason games. Dumont registered three points in 10 regular-season games and no points in three playoff contests. Tokarski and Mayer, on the other hand, didn't reach the NHL this season until being called up to travel with the Habs after the AHL season ended.
Ryan White had a punctured lung | 05/10/2013 7:11 PM
NewsRyan White's upper body injury was a punctured lung.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWhite understandably missed Games 4 and 5 for that reason. Fortunately the issue has been dealt with and he might have even been able to return during the Canadiens' postseason run had they managed to avoid elimination.
Montreal won't have Ryan White on Thursday | 05/08/2013 2:03 PM
NewsRyan White (upper body) will not return on Thursday.
Canadiens.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactWhite also missed Game 4 due to the ailment. He has a goal and 23 penalty minutes in three postseason contests.
Ryan White will not play Tuesday due to UBI | 05/07/2013 12:53 PM
NewsRyan White has an upper-body injury and won't play in Tuesday's Game 4.
Dave Stubbs on Twitter
ImpactWhite appeared to suffer an injury Sunday but continued to play through the ailment. White's biggest impact on the series so far has been a slash to the back of Zack Smith's legs that sparked a line brawl Sunday night. White has one goal and 23 penalty minutes in three playoff games this year.
Ryan White loses composure Sunday night | 05/06/2013 10:34 AM
NewsRyan White, who was fine to continue playing Sunday after it looked like he may have suffered an injury, helped begin a chippy third period against Ottawa.
ImpactHis slash to the back of Zack Smith's legs kicked off a line brawl at center ice after the Senators had taken a 4-1 lead in the contest. White, who scored in Game 2, picked up 17 minutes in penalties in Game 3 and he trails teammate by four P.K. Subban (27) for the most PIMs in the NHL playoffs going into Monday's matches.
Ryan White leaves with apparent injury | 05/05/2013 9:16 PM
NewsCanadiens forward Ryan White left Sunday's game against the Senators after suffering an apparent injury on a bodycheck.
Pierre LeBrun on Twitter
ImpactWhite went straight to the Habs dressing room after taking the impact of the hit and has yet to return to the ice. We'll pass along more information as it becomes available.
Ryan White is slated to play in Game 1 | 05/01/2013 6:11 PM
NewsRyan White is slated to remain in Montreal's lineup Thursday night when the Canadiens open the postseason against Ottawa.
ImpactHe will center the fourth line between Brandon Prust and Travis Moen. The trio will obviously be counted on to bring some physical play to the table and to help keep Senators forward Chris Neil from running wild. White will play instead of Jeff Halpern.
Ryan White returns from suspension | 04/28/2013 9:20 AM
NewsRyan White played on Saturday after completing his five-game suspension.
ImpactWhite was being punished for his illegal hit to the head of Philadelphia's Kent Huskins. White finished the season with a goal and 67 penalty minutes in 26 games.
| 04/28/2013 2:48 AM
NewsRyan White was reinstated from his suspension on Saturday April 27.
Ryan White gets 5-game ban for illegal check | 04/17/2013 3:37 PM
NewsRyan White has been suspended five games for his illegal check to the head of Philadelphia's Kent Huskins.
ImpactThe incident occurred Monday night and it earned White a match penalty. White has played recklessly this season, but he doesn't have a history of suspensions. In 25 games, he has compiled 48 hits and 67 penalty minutes. He will be eligible to return for Montreal's final regular season match against Toronto on April 27th.
White will have in-person hearing Wednesday | 04/16/2013 2:35 PM
NewsRyan White is scheduled to have an in-person disciplinary hearing with the league in New York City on Wednesday morning.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWhite is likely facing a major suspension for a hit on Flyers defenseman Kent Huskins. An in-person meeting means the NHL could hand out a suspension exceeding six games for White, who has a history of undisciplined play. We'll update you as soon as we hear the league's decision, but it doesn't sound good for White.
Ryan White may hear from league for headshot | 04/16/2013 8:13 AM
NewsRyan White received 15 minutes in penalties Monday night against Philadelphia and he'll probably hear from the league for his hit on Flyers defender Kent Huskins.
ImpactHe was assessed a major for the headshot, a major for fighting Kurtis Foster, and a match penalty on the play. White had been a healthy scratch for the past three games entering Monday's contest and he's undisciplined play has landed him in coach Michel Therrien's doghouse this season before. It would be surprising to see him play much for the rest of the year even if he isn't suspended.
| 04/05/2013 2:29 AM
NewsRyan White returned to action on Thursday April 4.
Montreal's Ryan White out Saturday with LBI | 03/22/2013 2:29 PM
NewsRyan White won't play Saturday because of a lower-body injury.
ImpactWhite was a useful source of penalty minutes early in the season, but he had to cut that part out of his game to remain the lineup so he has no fantasy value.
No PIMs for Ryan White in return to lineup | 02/19/2013 9:20 AM
NewsRyan White got back into Montreal's lineup Monday night for the first time since Feb. 7.
ImpactHe was relegated to coach Michel Therrien's doghouse due to his undisciplined play, but he logged nearly 10 minutes of penalty-free hockey against Carolina in his return to action. White has amassed 46 minutes in the sin bin in just eight games this year, but he kept himself under control on Monday night.
Ryan White not expected to play Saturday | 02/09/2013 11:50 AM
NewsRyan White is not expected to play Saturday night against Toronto.
ImpactHe will likely be a healthy scratch after taking a number of foolish penalties. White plays on the edge and is a great source for penalty minutes when he plays. But the Canadiens are trying to reign him in a little. That's good and bad for White's fantasy owners. Good, because he may get on the ice again. Bad, because he is less likely to be a valuable source for PIMs.
Ryan White takes 'unacceptable' penalty | 02/08/2013 10:48 AM
NewsRyan White will likely find himself back in the press box in the near future.
ImpactHe took a double minor (two roughing minors, one for failing to goad Steve Ott into a fight) in the third period with the Habs up 4-2 that fueled Buffalo's eventual 5-4 comeback win in the shootout. The Sabres scored 25 seconds into it. "It was unacceptable," said head coach Michel Therrien. "That's the third time he has cost us with undisciplined play." From White: "Obviously, it was a selfish play. I thought he went kind of low on me and that's what he does. He's a smart player and I reacted in the wrong way. I cost my teammates another two points." White has played in seven games, and he has a goal and 46 penalty minutes.
Ryan White was healthy scratch on Saturday | 02/03/2013 10:05 AM
NewsRyan White was a healthy scratch in the Montreal Canadiens' 6-1 win over the Sabres Saturday.
ImpactWith P.K. Subban back in the lineup, coach Therrien opted to go with 11 forwards and seven defensemen in the lineup. The fourth-line forward has amassed 42 penalty minutes this season but his lack of discipline has been a problem for the team.
Ryan White penalties cost Canadiens dearly | 01/31/2013 11:50 AM
NewsRyan White's double minor in the second period resulted in Ottawa scoring a pair of power-play goals to blow the game wide open.
ImpactHe was given a minor for roughing and another two minutes for unsportsmanlike conduct. "I was complaining," said White. "I thought he was holding my stick along the boards, but I have to learn to shut up and just go to the box." The two goals the Senators scored gave them a 3-1 lead en route to a 5-1 victory. White finished the contest with nine penalty minutes to give him a league-leading 42 on the year. His teammate, Brandon Prust, is next in line with 41 PIMs.
Ryan White scores first goal this season | 01/28/2013 12:30 PM
NewsRyan White chipped in his first goal of the season in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over New Jersey.
ImpactThe fourth-line forward has amassed 33 penalty minutes this season to place himself second in the league in that category. However, that total was inflated when he was assessed 27 minutes in the sin bin for jumping Florida's Tomas Fleischmann following a boarding play on defenseman Josh Gorges.
|Goals||1||5 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Mar 25||1|
|Assists||1||6 times-last:vs. Det||last:Mar 14||1|
|Points||2||at NJ||Mar 8||2|
|Penalty Minutes||5||vs. NYI||Feb 5||10|
|Plus/Minus||1||10 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Mar 25||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||27 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Mar 25||0|
|Power Play Points||0||27 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Mar 25||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||27 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Mar 25||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||at NJ||Mar 8||0|
|Shots||4||2 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Feb 21||6|
|Goals||2||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Mtl)|
|Penalty Minutes||67||2012-13 (Mtl)|
AdvertisementThis Week - Subscribe Now
Subscribe to TheHockeyNews magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!