Thread: Confirmed with Link: Ryan White inks one-year (1-way deal)
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07-13-2011, 10:28 AM
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I also think he could potentially be the 4th line center, but some have suggested due to his skating, he wouldn't be a good fit there, especially for JM.

But White's worked on his skating big time since being drafted and I don't think he's much worse than Halpern was last year.
I think his skating is adequate. To me his skating is deceiving because he has an awkward stride but I find he gets where he needs to get without speed hindering him.

Plus, centers are pretty always moving on the ice, as opposed to wingers who are more often stopped. This makes White's first few steps less of an issue.

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