December 4, 1983 |
Carrot River, SK, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)|
|Played for||Worcester IceCats
|NHL Draft||77th overall, 2002
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. 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. 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. 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.
|2008–09||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||14||1||5||6||10||23||1||5||6||28|
|2009–10||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||13||0||0||0||16||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Bears sign Patrick Wellar for 2013-14". Hershey Bears. 2013-05-10. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- "Patrick Wellar Named Player/Assistant Coach". Utah Grizzlies Official Website. September 8, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
- "Three time Kelly Cup Champion Wellar returns to Aces". ECHL. 2015-08-20. Retrieved 2015-08-20.
- "Wellar named assistant coach". Cincinnati Cyclones. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
- Patrick Wellar career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Patrick Wellar career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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