Ian White, a former NHL defenseman who last appeared with the Detroit Red Wings in 2012-13, was arrested in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday according to Rick Westhead of TSN. White is facing charges tied to multiple weapons-related offenses according to the report.
More from TSN:White was remanded into custody after his arrest and was scheduled to appear before a magistrate on Saturday, police spokesperson Eric Hofley told TSN. Hofley said he didn't know whether White has been released on bail.
White faces two charges of careless use or storage of a firearm or prohibited device, and single charges of unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm in an unauthorized place, unauthorized importing of a prohibited or restricted firearm, and breach of recognizance.
The 31-year-old White played in the American Hockey League last season with the Providence Bruins and Milwaukee Admirals. He is not currently under contract with any team.
According to TSN's report, White could face significant jail time for these offenses if convicted. In 2005, White was arrested for impaired driving while a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. In 2006, he was charged with driving with a suspended license.
Over an NHL career that spanned 503 games, White played five seasons with the Maple Leafs. He also saw action with the Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, San Jose Sharks and finally with the Red Wings for his last two seasons in the league. He posted 179 points over his career.