Just came over the wire:
New York Rangers President
and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the Rangers have acquired
center Todd White from the Atlanta Thrashers, in exchange for forwards Donald
Brashear and Patrick Rissmiller.
35, has skated in 635 career regular season games with the Chicago Blackhawks,
Philadelphia Flyers, Ottawa Senators, Minnesota Wild and Atlanta Thrashers,
registering 140 goals and 239 assists for 379 points, along with 226 penalty
minutes and a plus-21 rating. The 12-year NHL veteran has reached the
20-goal and 50-point plateaus three times, and has registered 75 career
2008-09, White established career-highs in games played (82), assists (51), points
(73) and power play goals (12) as a Thrasher. He led Atlanta in assists,
tied for the team lead in power play goals and ranked third in points.
White reached several career milestones that season, including his 500th career
game on November 2 vs. Florida, his 300th NHL point with a goal on November 28
vs. Nashville, and his 200th career assist on February 8 vs.
Philadelphia. He also recorded a career-high, nine-game point streak from
March 6 vs. Montreal to March 21 at Tampa Bay, tallying 10 points (three goals
and seven assists) over the span. White finished the season strong,
recording 28 points (eight goals and 20 assists) over the final 26 games.
5-10, 195-pounder skated in 65 games with Atlanta in 2009-10, registering seven
goals and 19 assists for 26 points, along with 24 penalty minutes. He
recorded four multi-point performances, and posted a three-game assist streak
from November 22 vs. Tampa Bay to November 27 at Carolina (three
assists). White also skated in his 600th career game on December 12 vs.
Kanata, Ontario native originally signed with the Chicago Blackhawks as a free
agent on August 27, 1997.
registered one assist and 73 penalty minutes in 36 games with the Rangers this
past season. He also skated in 27 AHL games with Hartford in 2009-10,
recording two goals and four assists for six points, along with 25 penalty
minutes. He signed with the Rangers as a free agent on July 1, 2009.
skated in 69 AHL games with Hartford and Grand Rapids this past season,
registering 20 goals and 27 assists for 47 points, along with 26 penalty
minutes. He signed with the Rangers as a free agent on July 1, 2008.