White Invited to Tryout at Training Camp

Defenseman played last season with Sharks after 11 seasons in New Jersey

Tuesday, 01.15.2013 / 12:04 PM St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday that defenseman Colin White has been invited to training camp on a professional tryout basis.

White, 35, appeared in 54 games for the San Jose Sharks last season posting 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) and 21 penalty minutes.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound defenseman is a veteran of 12 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons, including 11 with the New Jersey Devils with whom he won the Stanley Cup in both 2000 and 2003. Overall, White has dressed in 797 career games, amassing 129 points (21 goals, 108 assists) and 869 penalty minutes. He has 17 points (3 goals, 14 assists) in 114 career playoff games.

The New Glasgow, Nova Scotia native was originally drafted by New Jersey in the second round (49th overall) of the 1996 Entry Draft.

White will wear No. 55 during training camp.

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