SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Casey Wellman from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Wellman, 24 (101887), leads the Aeros and ranks tied for third in the AHL with 10 goals, while pacing the AHL with seven power play goals. He also ranks second on the Aeros with 15 points. Wellman was previously recalled by the Wild on Nov. 15 and did not appear in a game before being reassigned to Houston yesterday. The 6-foot, 186-pound native of Brentwood, Calif., has skated 27 career games with the Wild, totaling six points (2-4=6). Wellman was signed as a free agent March 16, 2010.