Patrick White
Patrick White


Grand Rapids, Minn.

High School:
Grand Rapids HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200


Tri-City - USHL

2010-11 • Senior Season
Made season debut against Massachusetts (10/9) • scored his first goal of the season and was +2 at Colorado College (10/30) • returned to the lineup at Michigan Tech (11/19) after missing both Wisconsin games (Nov. 5-6) with an illness.

2009-10 • Junior Season
Played in all 39 games and scored all 17 of his points in conference games to rank third on the team in scoring in league games • scored one of the season's most memorable goals, batting a puck out of mid-air with 26 seconds left in the third period for a 3-2 win at Michigan Tech (12/11) • notched the game-winning goal and added an assist while finishing with a plus-four rating in a 5-2 win at Wisconsin (11/7) • also scored power play goals in the Friday night game at Wisconsin (11/6) and the preceding game against Alaska Anchorage (11/1) for a three-game goal-scoring streak • scored the game's first goal and eventual game-winner in a 3-0 victory over Colorado College (2/19) • put a season-high five shots on goal against Northern Michigan (1/3) • primarily played center, but also saw time at wing • had NHL rights traded from Vancouver to San Jose prior to the season • earned his third letter.

2008-09 • Sophomore Season
Played in 36 of the team's 37 games, missing only the second game of home series against Michigan Tech (11/16) • at his best late in the season with eight points over the last nine games after totaling eight points in the first 27 games of the year • scored the overtime game-winner to beat Northeastern (1/3) in the Dodge Holiday Classic title game • scored a goal against Brown (1/2) in Dodge Holiday Classic opener, earning all-tournament honors • posted three points with a goal and two assists in loss at Michigan Tech (3/6) for his only multiple-point game of the season • assisted goals in each game of series at Colorado College (2/20-21) • scored game-tying goal in 4-4 draw with Michigan State (11/29) • notched a goal in 2-2 tie with Minnesota Duluth (2/27) • collected an assist in opening game of WCHA playoff series with St. Cloud State (3/13) • six of his 13 career assists came in the final nine games • split time at center and wing on second through fourth lines throughout the season • earned second letter.

2007-08 • Freshman Season
Appeared in all 45 games as a freshman and led the team with a plus-nine rating • had two minus ratings over the final 26 games, posting a cumulative plus-five rating • team was 7-0-2 when he scored a point • spread his 10 points over nine different games • scored a second period goal to put team ahead 2-1 in eventual 3-2 double overtime win over Minnesota State in WCHA playoffs (3/16) • collected goals in each game of home series against Wisconsin (2/22-23) • first career goal was the game-winner in a 4-3 victory over top-ranked Michigan (10/13) • only multiple-point game came with a goal and an assist against Wayne State (1/4) • did not score in 4-3 win at North Dakota (12/8), but had a plus-three rating • had two three-game scoring streaks (11/9-16 and 2/22-29) • scored points in each game of sweep against Minnesota State with a goal the first night and an assist the following night (11/9-10) • split time at center and wing on second through fourth lines throughout the season • earned first letter.

Played his prep hockey at Grand Rapids High School • head coach was Bruce LaRoque • finalist for the 2007 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award • named the 2006-07 Associated Press and Duluth News Tribune Player of the Year • finished his senior season with scoring totals of 18-31--49 in 30 games • named AP and St. Paul Pioneer Press first team all-state, Duluth News Tribune first team all-area and Iron Range all-conference • led the Thunderhawks to second place at the 2007 Minnesota State High School Class AA Tournament • earned all-tournament team honors • played 12 games with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL following his senior season at GRHS, scoring eight goals and one assist • helped Team USA capture the silver medal at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship this past April • led Grand Rapids in scoring with 23-29--52 in 30 games in 2005-06 • helped the the Thunderhawks to a 21-9-0 record and a runner-up finish at the Class AA State Tournament • named to the all-tournament team with 5-1--6 in three games • named AP all-state honorable mention, Duluth News Tribune second team all-area and Iron Range all-conference • had 18-15--33 in 26 games during his sophomore season and 2-5--7 in his freshman campaign • selected with the 25th overall pick in the first round by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Management major in Carlson School of Management • lists golf, ping pong and spending time on the lake as hobbies • lists playing in the high school state tournament twice as his most memorable sports thrills • born January 20, 1989.


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