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Detroit Red Wings Win Shootout, Survive Another Late Collapse Against Washington Capitals

The Detroit Red Wings played a solid game against the Washington Capitals despite not getting off to a good start or finishing strong and managed to win an epic shootout leading to an important 4-3 victory Friday night at Joe Louis Arena. Washington took an early 1-0 lead in the first period, but Drew Miller finished off a mad scramble around the net afrer Capitals’ goaltender...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rock the Brock: Crowd Changer

  February Point Streak-The Hershey Bears faced the East Division leaders in the Binghamton Senators last Friday night. The Sens are injury and call up swiss cheese right now but always put up a good fight. The Bears power play got a workout with 8 advantages and converted on 2 of those. Philipp Grubauer looked strong saving 23 out of 26 and improved his record to 4-3 with...
Via Rock the Red
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Land F Casey Wellman, Bears Acquire LeBlanc

The Washington Capitals acquired forward Casey Wellman from the Florida Panthers in exchange for center Zach Hamill Thursday. The trade was announced by vice president and general manager George McPhee. Wellman, 25, has registered 23 points (seven goals, 16 assists) in 37 games this season for the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL (American Hockey League). He ranked third in points...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers acquire Zach Hamill from Capitals

The Florida Panthers have traded forward Casey Wellman to the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Zach Hamill. Hamill, 24, was the eighth overall pick of the Boston Bruins in the 2007 NHL entry draft. In his NHL career, he has four assists and four PIM in 20 games played (all with the Bruins). He has played in 40 games this season with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers acquire Wellman from NYR

The Florida Panthers have acquired center Casey Wellman from the New York Rangers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2014 draft. Wellman has appeared in 41 NHL games, all with the Minnesota Wild, with four goals and nine assists. He was traded to the Rangers in February and spent this past season in the American Hockey League. The 24-year-old Wellman played his college hockey...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers acquire Wellman from Rangers

The Florida Panthers have acquired center Casey Wellman from the New York Rangers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2014 draft. Wellman has appeared in 41 NHL games, all with the Minnesota Wild, with four goals and nine assists. He was traded to the Rangers in February and spent this past season in the American Hockey League. The 24-year-old Wellman played his college hockey...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Rangers Trade Casey Wellman To Florida

Press Release - New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired a fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft from Florida in exchange for forward Casey Wellman. Wellman, 24, skated in 57 games with the Connecticut Whale and Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) [...]
Via Ranger Nation
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Casey Wellman to Florida; Shane Doan visiting New York

There are two bits of news today, which is rare for late July. The first is that the Rangers have traded forward Casey Wellman to the Florida Panthers for a fifth round pick in the 2014 draft. Wellman was initially acquired with a conditional seventh round pick from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Erik Christensen. In the end, the Rangers essentially dealt Christensen for two...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Ship Casey Wellman To Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers have confirmed that they have acquired winger Casey Wellman from the New York Rangers in exchange for a 2014 5th round draft pick. Wellman was acquired last season from the Minnesota Wild in return for Erik Christensen and a 7th.Wellman had 22 points in 31 games for the Connecticut Whale and certainly has some offensive skill. However, he is a one dimensional...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Christensen signs to play in Russia

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild will be losing their shootout specialist. Multiple reports say forward Erik Christensen has signed with HC Lev Praha of the Kontinental Hockey League. Christensen, 28, was an unrestricted free agent after being acquired by Minnesota in February for center Casey Wellman. The Wild will receive a conditional seventh-round draft pick from the Rangers...
Via Fox Sports North
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Morning Skate Notes: Taxi Squad; Kreider's Anonymity; Devils Change Lines

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that John Tortorella says the reason for the taxi squad which consists of Cam Talbot, Dylan McIlrath, Tim Erixon, Casey Wellman, Kris Newbury and J.T. Miller is "To have players ready to play in case we run into injuries."...let's hope hope we're not seeing any of these guys in a Rangers jersey this Spring because it likely...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Recall McIlrath, Erixon, Miller & 3 Others From Connecticut

Press Release New York, May 15, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled six players from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) – goaltender Cam Talbot; defensemen Tim Erixon and Dylan McIlrath; and forwards J.T. Miller, Kris Newbury and Casey Wellman. Talbot, [...]
Via Ranger Nation
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Announce Roster Moves

HARTFORD, May 15, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced eight season-ending Whale roster transactions. The parent New York Rangers have recalled six players, goaltender Cam Talbot, defensemen Tim Erixon and Dylan McIlrath and forwards J.T. Miller, Kris Newbury and Casey Wellman, from Connecticut.  Additionally, the Whale has released forwards...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

AHL Playoffs Second Round

The second round of the AHL playoffs has completed.  Look back at the first round here.  This is a summary of the results: Norfolk defeat Connecticut four games to two  Norfolk is the minor league affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Connecticut belongs to the New York Rangers.  The Norfolk offence was led by Alexandre Picard, Alex Killorn and Trevor Smith.  Jaroslav...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Miller Turning Heads With Whale

Brian Ring at CTWhale.com reports on Rangers 2011 first round pick J.T. Miller's first taste of professional hockey playing in two of the three contests in a Whale sweep of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.Ring says Miller, who was scoreless in the two games, played on the Whale's most productive line along with Casey Wellman and Marek Hrivik.Here's Whale Head Coach Ken Gernander...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Was Only A Matter of Time

Erik Christensen looks to finally be scratched tonight for #mnwiId. 0 points, minus-11 in 12 games will do that to ya— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) March 1, 2012 Meanwhile, the guy the Rangers received in return for Christensen, Casey Wellman, has 3g, 4a in 11 games with the Whale. Plus the Blueshirts also obtained a pick in the trade....it's not McD for Gomez, but it'...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Crash the Net NHL Trade Chaser

FEBRUARY 3, 2012 Philadelphia receives Matt Ford     Capitals receive Kevin Marshall   FEBRUARY 3, 2012   Minnesota receives Erik Christensen and a 7th round pick in 2013   NY Rangers receive Casey Wellman   FEBRUARY 13, 2012   Winnipeg receives Maxime Macenauer   Anaheim receives Riley Holzapfel   FEBRUARY 16, 2012 Anaheim receives [...]
Via Crash The Net
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale's Wellman a Long Way from California Roots

By Bruce Berlet Casey Wellman played several sports growing up in Brentwood, Calif., hardly a hotbed for hockey. But Wellman got hooked on the game played on ice after his father, Brad, met several New Jersey Devils players who asked him to skate with them in Boston. “Dad didn’t know how to skate, so he was pretty upset about that,” Wellman said with a smile. But Brad,...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

With Christensen Dealt, Are More Moves on the Way for New York?

The Rangers made their first move of the trading season yesterday, shipping centerman Erik Christensen to Minnesota, along with a conditional 2013 seventh-round pick for Casey Wellman. Considering the only news Christensen has made all season, was his beating out of Sean Avery for the 13th forward spot out of camp, the deal may seem insignificant for the Blueshirts. Christensen...
Via Tonight's Healthy Scratches
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers deal Christensen to Wild for Wellman

Erik Christensen will get the opportunity to revive his NHL career in Minnesota after being traded to the Wild by the Rangers this morning for 24-year-old forward Casey Wellman, who was immediately assigned to the AHL Whale. The move opens a roster spot for the return of defenseman Steve Eminger...
Via New York Rangers ? New York Post
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Link City, Friday

Ray Shero is super excited about Cal O'Reilly [post gazette].  Penguins are only on the hook for around $190,000 of O'Reilly's contract.  O'Reilly played with Sullivan last season and had some chemistry. Former Pen Erik Christensen was traded to the Minnesota [Wild] in exchange for Casey Wellman.   An interesting French article about Antoine Vermette...
Via The Pensblog
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Blurbs: Erik Christensen Traded

(Getty Images) By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris) According to Jim Cerny of Blueshirts United, the New York Rangers have traded Erik Christensen and a seventh round draft pick to the Minnesota Wild for forward Casey Wellman. In the grand scheme of things, this is a minor deal. But will this set of a chain of events as we approach the NHL’s trading deadline on February 27...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild hope Christensen will bring scoring

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild are expected to be an active team before the Feb. 27 trade deadline, and they made their first move Friday.Minnesota acquired forward Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Casey Wellman. Christensen, 28, has a goal and four assists in 20 games for New York this...
Via Fox Sports North
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild hope Christensen will bring scoring

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild are expected to be an active team before the Feb. 27 trade deadline, and they made their first move Friday.Minnesota acquired forward Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Casey Wellman. Christensen, 28, has a goal and four assists in 20 games for New York this...
Via Fox Sports North
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire Wellman from Wild for Christensen

The New York Rangers acquired right wing/center Casey Wellman from the Minnesota Wild on Friday for center/left wing Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round pick. Wellman collected two goals and five assists in 14 games this season for Minnesota. The 24-year-old Californian, who has 14 goals and 12 assists this seasonh with Houston of the American Hockey League, will head...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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