Patrick Wellar

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Patrick Wellar
Patrick Wellar Bears Pic..jpg
Born (1983-12-04) December 4, 1983 (age 33)
Carrot River, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for Worcester IceCats
Peoria Rivermen
Toronto Marlies
Hershey Bears
NHL Draft 77th overall, 2002
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2004–2016

Patrick Wellar (born December 4, 1983) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Alaska Aces in the ECHL. He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 3rd round (77th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

At the conclusion of the 2012–13 season on May 10, 2013, Wellar was re-signed by the Hershey Bears on a one-year contract, marking his sixth year with the club.[1] Following the 2013–14 season, Wellar did not return to the Bears. On September 8, 2014, the Utah Grizzlies announced that Wellar would be joining the team as a player and an assistant coach.[2] In the 2014–15 season, Wellar appeared in 60 games from the blueline contributing with 12 points.

On August 20, 2015, Wellar was announced to have signed a one-year deal in a return to the Alaska Aces, with whom he helped win the Kelly Cup in 2006.[3] At the conclusion of the season with the Aces, Wellar opted to retire from professional hockey after 12 years. He was hired as an assistant coach to the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL on August 4, 2016.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Portland Winterhawks WHL 1 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Portland Winterhawks WHL 57 2 7 9 65 10 0 1 1 13
2001–02 Portland Winterhawks WHL 61 3 10 13 125 7 0 2 2 4
2002–03 Portland Winterhawks WHL 11 1 4 5 31
2002–03 Calgary Hitmen WHL 49 3 11 14 88 5 0 0 0 15
2003–04 Calgary Hitmen WHL 68 7 10 17 132 7 1 1 2 10
2004–05 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 62 2 10 12 91
2004–05 Worcester IceCats AHL 2 0 1 1 0
2005–06 Alaska Aces ECHL 53 6 13 19 89 22 2 2 4 30
2005–06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 5 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Peoria Rivermen AHL 21 0 1 1 9
2006–07 Alaska Aces ECHL 53 7 7 14 101 15 1 3 4 20
2007–08 Columbia Inferno ECHL 52 8 20 28 77 13 0 4 4 40
2007–08 Toronto Marlies AHL 18 1 2 3 13 7 1 0 1 16
2008–09 Reading Royals ECHL 25 1 7 8 47
2008–09 Hershey Bears AHL 21 1 2 3 37
2008–09 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 14 1 5 6 10 23 1 5 6 28
2009–10 Hershey Bears AHL 47 1 11 12 136 21 0 6 6 22
2009–10 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 13 0 0 0 16
2010–11 Hershey Bears AHL 72 3 15 18 120 6 0 1 1 8
2011–12 Hershey Bears AHL 55 1 6 7 107 4 0 0 0 4
2012–13 Hershey Bears AHL 19 0 1 1 52 5 0 0 0 22
2012–13 Reading Royals ECHL 37 2 13 15 45 7 0 3 3 10
2013–14 Hershey Bears AHL 46 1 4 5 93
2014–15 Utah Grizzlies ECHL 60 2 10 12 72 11 2 1 3 30
2015–16 Alaska Aces ECHL 72 2 12 14 106
AHL totals 306 8 43 51 569 43 1 7 8 92

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bears sign Patrick Wellar for 2013-14". Hershey Bears. 2013-05-10. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  2. ^ "Patrick Wellar Named Player/Assistant Coach". Utah Grizzlies Official Website. September 8, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Three time Kelly Cup Champion Wellar returns to Aces". ECHL. 2015-08-20. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Wellar named assistant coach". Cincinnati Cyclones. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-08-05. 

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