October 18, 1987 |
Castro Valley, CA, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Hershey Bears (AHL)
Casey Jay Wellman (born October 18, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey center. He is currently playing with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League whilst under contract to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Playing career 
A native of Brentwood, California, while in high school, Wellman played hockey at Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, winning state titles in 2004 and 2006. He then attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst for two years where he played on the hockey team.
He was signed to a two-year entry level contract on March 16, 2010 as a college free-agent.
On February 3, 2012 Wellman was traded to the New York Rangers for center Erik Christensen and a conditional 7th round draft pick in 2013. He spent the remainder of the 2011–12 season with the Whale, but after Connecticut was eliminated from the AHL playoffs, Wellman was added to the Rangers' playoff roster.
On July 20, 2012 Wellman was traded to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a 2014 5th round draft pick. He started the 2012–13 season with AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage before he was traded by the Panthers to the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Zach Hamill on January 31, 2013.
Career statistics 
|2006–07||Cedar Rapids RoughRiders||USHL||50||6||13||19||30||6||1||2||3||0|
|2007–08||Cedar Rapids RoughRiders||USHL||59||22||23||45||30||3||1||1||2||4|
|2008–09||University of Mass-Amherst||HE||39||11||22||33||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of Mass-Amherst||HE||36||23||22||45||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||37||7||16||23||14||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Wild signs Wellman, recalls Falk". Minnesota Wild. 2010-03-16. Retrieved 2010-09-01.
- "Rangers trade Christensen, Draft Pick to Wild for Wellman". The Sports Network. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
- Gourlie, M. (May 15, 2012). "McIlrath added to Rangers playoff roster". Moose Jaw Times-Herald. Retrieved 2012-05-16.
- "Capitals Acquire Casey Wellman from Florida". Washington Capitals. 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2013-01-31.
- "Brentwood native Casey Wellman expected to make NHL debut tonight for Minnesota Wild". The Mercury News. 2010-03-20. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
- Casey Wellman's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Casey Wellman's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Casey Wellman's player profile at NHL.com
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