| Birthdate: 10/18/1987
| Birthplace: Castro Valley, CA, USA
| Team: Washington Capitals
| College: Massachusetts
| NHL Experience: 3
| Owned/Started%: 0/0 | Average Draft Position: 201.00
News: The Capitals have assigned Casey Wellman to AHL Hershey, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Look for Casey Wellman to be back with the Caps at some point this season, when added forward depth is order.
News:Casey Wellman was recalled from AHL Hershey on Tuesday, Katie Carerra of The Washington Post reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman was summoned by the Capitals as insurance up front in the event that Nicklas Backstrom (illness) is unavailable for Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes. He has 11 points in 11 games for Hershey this season.
News:Casey Wellman has been traded from Florida to Washington for Zach Hamill.
Analysis:Casey Wellman has yet to see any playing time this season in the NHL, making his fantasy value marginal at best. This season, Wellman has seven goals and 16 assists in 37 games for San Antonio of the AHL.
News:Casey Wellman was placed on waivers by the Panthers on Wednesday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman is not necessarily free for any team to claim after he was acquired by the Panthers in July after scoring 13 points with the Rangers last season. Instead, teams have the right to place several players on waivers before noon Friday so they can play in the AHL in the event of a lockout. Expect to see Wellman stick with the San Antonio Rampage if a lockout occurs, along with seven others placed on waivers by the Panthers on Wednesday. Those players include Andre Deveaux, Dov Grumet-Morris, Michael Caruso, Nolan Yonkman, Greg Rallo, James Wright and J.F. Jacques.
News:Casey Wellman has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Panthers, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Thursday.
Analysis:Casey Wellman was just acquired by the Panthers on Friday in exchange for a fifth round draft pick. The 24-year-old appeared in 14 games last season for the Wild, and finished with seven points (2G, 5A). Wellman has scored 13 points (4G, 9A) in 41 career NHL games.
News:Casey Wellman was traded to the Panthers on Friday, TSN's James Mirtle reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman comes to Florida in exchange for a fifth round pick. He probably has little fantasy value heading into next season.
News: The Wild have traded Casey Wellman to the Rangers in exchange for Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft, the Bergen Record's Andrew Gross reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman will go to the Rangers' AHL affiliate. The 24-year-old center has 13 points (4G, 9A) in 41 career NHL games. He put up seven points (2G, 5A) in the 14 games he appeared in with the Wild this season. Wellman will be in the AHL for now, but he has the potential to make it to the NHL club before the season is over.
News:Casey Wellman was sent to Houston of the AHL, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: The Wild made four roster moves to try and shake up the roster amid a prolonged slump. Casey Wellman had been getting consistent ice time and had three points in eight games, so he may not be in the AHL for too long.
News:Casey Wellman (wrist) has been placed on IR, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: He's missed the past two games with the injury, but the Wild didn't provide a more detailed timetable for his return just yet.
News:Casey Wellman, who suffered a wrist injury Tuesday and did not play Wednesday, will not skate in Saturday night's game against the Islanders, according to a team press release.
Analysis: As far as we know there's no break, but he can't shoot the puck well enough to play. Casey Wellman isn't a huge scorer and is only seeing 13:57 of ice time per game this season, but with so many other forwards hurt for the Wild, things are starting to add up.
News:Casey Wellman suffered a wrist injury Tuesday and that was the reason he did not play Wednesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: X-rays showed no structural damage, but he's set for an MRI on Friday. It doesn't sound like he'll play this weekend.
News:Casey Wellman scored a goal and had an assist in Sunday's win over Anaheim.
Analysis: After he was a healthy scratch last week, he's responded with three points in his last two games. It looks like he could start to become a consistent part of the offense. Casey Wellman was among the AHL leaders in scoring when he was called up, so he's someone to consider in deep leagues.
News:Casey Wellman scored his first goal of the season in Friday's win over New Jersey. He had 16:31 of ice time and got extensive playing time on the Wild's second line, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman was a healthy scratch Wednesday, so it looks like he's out of head coach Mike Yeo's doghouse. Wellman was among the AHL leaders in scoring when he was called up, so he could be someone to grab in deeper leagues if he gets consistent ice time.
News:Casey Wellman was a healthy scratch in Wednesday's win over Edmonton.
Analysis: He's staying in the NHL after shuffling between the AHL and the Wild a few times already this season, but he's been on the ice just once in the past give games. He was among the AHL leaders in scoring before he was called up, so he's still a player to watch if he gets ice time.
News:Casey Wellman has been recalled by the Wild, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: He's chipped in offensively with the Aeros in each of the last two seasons, potting 11 goals and tallying eight assists through 20 games with Houston this season. Keep an eye on the 24-year-old's line assignment on the heels of this promotion.
News: The Wild have reassigned Casey Wellman to AHL Houston, the team's official Twitter page reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman was recalled Thursday but didn't play in the win over Colorado. It's back to Houston for Wellman, who has had success there (35 points in 2010-11, 15 points in 15 games this season). Because of Wellman's scoring ability, there's a chance he'll eventually suit up for the Wild this year.
News:Casey Wellman was recalled from Houston of the AHL, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: He was called up earlier in the week, but didn't get on the ice. He has ten goals for Houston of the AHL, so he has some upside if he gets playing time.
News: The Wild assigned Casey Wellman to AHL Houston on Wednesday, according to the team's official Twitter page.
Analysis:Casey Wellman was just recalled from Houston on Tuesday, but apparently the team brought him up for emergency purposes only. Wellman will head back to Houston for the time being.
News:Casey Wellman was recalled from Houston of the AHL, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. He's second in the AHL with ten goals.
Analysis: It's not clear if he'll get much ice time or stay in the NHL for an extended period, but his goal scoring in the AHL makes him worth considering in deeper leagues.
News:Casey Wellman is tied for third in the American Hockey League with eight goals in 11 games, but the Wild plan to give him extended playing time in the minors to gain confidence, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports,
Analysis:Casey Wellman had an injury plagued 2010-11 season, so the Wild want him to get settled with some success before moving to the next level. Still, he could make an impact later this season, so he's someone to monitor.
News:Casey Wellman scored two goals in his first game for Houston of the AHL.
Analysis:Casey Wellman might have made the Wild's final roster if not for a back injury that limited him in the preseason. A hot start at Houston could see him get called up early in the season.
News:Casey Wellman (back) will practice Friday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
Analysis:Casey Wellman has missed both of the Wild's preseason games, so even though he is practicing again, it's not clear if he will be able to play in either of the team's two exhibition games this weekend.
News:Casey Wellman has been sidelined by a back injury and is likely to miss Thursday's preseason game, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: The Wild have three preseason games in the next four days and it sounds like Casey Wellman could miss all three. The injury comes at a bad time since it may hurt his chances to make the final Wild roster.
News: Wellman accepted a one-year, two-way qualifying offer from the Wild, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: Wellman had a goal in his 15 games with the Wild, but spent most of the season with Houston of the AHL where he had 35 points in 42 games. He could compete for a roster spot with the Wild this fall.
News: Wellman was recalled by Minnesota on Tuesday, Wild.com reports.
Analysis: Wellman was called up in response to Chuck Kobasew getting ruled out Tuesday due to a leg issue. With only two points in 14 appearances, it's unlikely that he'll make a fantasy impact.
News: The Wild have reassigned Wellman to AHL Houston, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
Analysis: Wellman, who has two points in 14 games with the big club, is the odd man out with the return Tuesday of Guillaume Latendresse.
News: Wellman, called up from Houston earlier in the day, scored his first goal of the season in Thursday's win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Wellman only skated for 9:01, but the goal proved to be the game-winner. With the Wild fighting for one of the final playoff spots in the West, winning on the road at New York made for a nice night.
News: Wellman has been sidelined at Houston of the AHL with a shoulder injury, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: Wellman has been out the past week with the injury and it's not clear when he'll return.
News: Wellman has been sent to Houston of the AHL, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: Wellman's ice time was likely to get squeezed with the acquisition of Patrick O'Sullivan. Wellman will likely be up and down from Houston several more times this season.
News: Wellman has been recalled from Houston of the AHL, according to the Wild's Official Twitter Feed.
Analysis: This may be short-lived like the first time Wellman was called up, as the Wild have some short-term injuries up front, with Guillaume Latendresse and Chuck Kobasew suffering from groin injuries. If Wellman plays Thursday, he'll likely skate on a bottom line.
News: Wellman has been sent down to Houston of the AHL following the Wild's two-game set in Europe.
Analysis: He made it into the lineup for the Wild's second game, but only skated 6:43 in the overtime loss and didn't register any noteworthy stats. Upon returning to the States, the Wild also sent down Drew Bagnall, Matt Kassian and Anton Khudobin.
News: Wellman is in the lineup for Friday's game against the Panthers, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Analysis: He didn't get to play in Thursday's opener, but for Friday's game the 22-year-old is in, while Brad Staubitz is out. He'll likely skate on the fourth line.
News: Wellman made the Wild's 23-man roster for the start of the regular season, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: Wellman had an impressive preseason. The undrafted college free agent who was signed last spring will have a small role initially, but he's a sleeper to keep an eye on.