White (shoulder) skated alongside R.J. Umberger and Vincent Lecavalier on a "fifth line" in practice Monday, Bill Meltzer of NHL.com reports. White is entering the beginning of the two-to-four week timetable initially given to him after suffering an upper-body injury in the middle of the month, and seems to be progressing well. He could be cleared to play in the near future, though it's unclear at this point if he'd draw back into the lineup immediately.
White (shoulder) took part in morning skate Wednesday, but indicated he's unlikely to play this week, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia reports. While White probably won't return to the ice this week, rejoining the lineup next week would place him near the beginning of his initial two-to-four week timetable. For the time being, it appears he'll settle for participating during morning skate, though it's unlikely he's full go given that his shoulder is still bothering him.
White will miss two-to-four weeks due to an upper-body injury. White hasnt' been a huge contributor offensively so far this season, collecting just three points through 17 games, but his absence will force the Flyers to once again look elsewhere among the bottom six forwards. The top candidates to draw into the lineup in his place appear to be Vincent Lecavalier and Brayden Schenn.
White scored his first goal in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Edmonton. With three points in 12 games, White is on pace to replicate his production from last season, when he tallied 12 points in 34 NHL games. His limited ice time -- under 13 minutes per game -- on an offensively inept team translates to limited fantasy value.
Ryan White re-signed with the Flyers on Tuesday on a one-year, $800,000 contract, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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