Casey Wellman
Casey Wellman
Right Wing
NUMBER: 17
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 173
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 10/18/1987
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Brentwood, CA, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Totaled four points (1-3=4) in 12 games with the Wild after registering 78 points (34-44=78) and 70 PIM in 75 games with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst over two seasons…Scored his first NHL goal
vs. DAL in the final game of the 2009-10 season (4/10)...Tallied his first NHL point with an assist in his NHL debut at CBJ (3/19).

2009-10 SEASON
Totaled four points (1-3=4) in 12 games with Minnesota after signing as a free agent 3/16... Recorded his first NHL goal and skated a career-high 16:09 TOI vs. DAL (4/10)…Registered career-best four shots at EDM (4/5)…Tallied first NHL point with an assist in his NHL debut at CBJ (3/19)…Tied for sixth in NCAA Division I with 23 goals in 36 games at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst…Tied for 14th in the nation with 45 points (23-22=45)…Set a new school record with 11 PPGs on the season…Posted five GWG…Recorded 144 shots...Finished with a season-high four-game point streak (4-5=9, 3/5-3/13).

2008-09 SEASON
Led all Hockey East rookies with 33 points (11-22=33) in 39 games at UMass…Tallied six PPG…Registered 117 shots…Recorded a five-game point streak (2-5=7, 2/13-2/27)…Totaled a season-high four points (0-4=4) vs. Providence (10/31)…Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie team and the Hockey East All-Academic Team…Named UMass Rookie of the Year.

2007-08 SEASON
Registered 45 points (22-23=45) in 59 games with Cedar Rapids of the United States Hockey League (USHL).

2006-07 SEASON
Recorded 19 points (6-13=19) in 50 games with Cedar Rapids during his first season in the USHL.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, March 16, 2010.