Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/23/14

DALLAS - OCTOBER 28: Defenseman Ian White #7 of the Toronto Maple Leafs walks off the ice before a game against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on October 28, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Ian White is expected to return to the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Calgary Flames. White has been sidelined for four games with a fractured orbital bone suffered in a game against Dallas on Nov. 12. He scored his third goal in that game to go along with four assists on the season. Rookie Brendan Smith played well in White's absence and will remain with the Red Wings, who sent left wing Fabian Brunnstrom to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League to clear a roster slot for White.
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