Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/14/11

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 21: Ian White #7 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets set to make a pass in a game against the Buffalo Sabres on December 21, 2009 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Sabres defeated the Leafs 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
Red Wings defenseman Ian White certainly picked a very difficultway to endear himself to his new teammates.During the third period of Saturday's game against the DallasStars, White dove in the crease to block Jamie Benn's shot -- with his face."I never saw the highlight until later on after thegame," Drew Miller said. "He knew what he was doing. It wasn't justan accident, he put himself in front of it. He said he tried to get his handsup a little bit but anytime you do that for your team, it shows your characterand your dedication to the team. "That's something that you want out of ateammate. You know that they're going to go to battle for you and putthemselves on the line to better the team."White saved a goal but cost himself a fractured cheekbone, whichwill keep him out of the lineup for one to two weeks. He will not make the roadtrip with the Wings but the next time he does, he will be rewarded for hisheroism."The guy's got a lot of guts to be able to throw his facelike that in...
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