Originally written on Nightmare on Helm Street  |  Last updated 11/3/14

RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 19: Ian White #7 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center on November 19, 2009 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
A while back I stated my overall love for the deal that brought Ian White to the Wings this off season. It's quite possibly the best move of the summer and Kenny pulled it off while other teams were spending boatloads of cash on unproven players that they most likely will regret.Click the jump for more -- First of all let me start this off by saying that Brian Rafalski had an amazing career. His drive and determination to make it in the NHL when he was passed over for being too small changed the way players are scouted and paved the way for smaller, smarter defenders making it in today's NHL. Rafalski was an integral part of the Red Wings 2008 Stanley Cup win as well as both of the Cups he won as a Devil. As a hometown boy that got to live out every Michigan kids dream, Rafalksi will always have a special place in the heart of every Wings fan. That being said here is my case for why Ian White is actually an upgrade over Brian Rafalski, and the best option Ken Holland an...
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