Per AHL Utica coach Trent Cull, White is believed to have suffered a concussion during Saturday's loss to the Kings and is going through the league's concussion protocol. It's always difficult to pinpoint a timetable for concussions because it's difficult to predict how quickly a player can bounce back from the brain injury and pass through the league protocol, but we at least know that White won't be on the roster for the Canucks' games against the Kings in China. Expect an update once White passes protocol and begins skating again.
White was replaced on the team's travel roster (to China) due to an injury suffered in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 reports. White joined the Canucks' roster on a professional tryout agreement, so an early injury during camp doesn't bode well for his chances of making the Opening Night roster. More information on his situation may arise in the near future, but Joseph LaBate will replace him among the players making the trip overseas.
White will join the Canucks at training camp on a professional tryout agreement. White was decently productive while skating in a limited role last season, notching 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) in 65 games split between the Coyotes and Wild. The 29-year-old grinder will try to secure a bottom-six role with Vancouver in training camp, but he won't be a viable fantasy option in most formats, regardless of where he ends up.
White (illness) will be in the lineup Saturday versus the Cancuks, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports. White reportedly is to tag in for Jordan Schroeder, who appears to be a healthy scratch. White fashioned two goals and an assist over his first pair of games following the trade from the Coyotes, but he's since been caught in a major rut with no points and a minus-4 rating in nine games since.
White isn't expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's game against Philadelphia, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports. Barring a miraculous recovery, White will miss a second consecutive game Thursday, and he remains without a definite timetable for his return to action. Jordan Schroeder will continue to draw into the lineup while White remains sidelined.
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