• Has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the fall of 2011.
• In his first season in the United States Hockey League, Welinski had 14 points (6-8--14) in 51 games – when he registered on the score sheet in 2010-11 Green Bay was 13-1-1. He recorded two goals in the first two games against Indiana to open the Clark Cup Playoffs.
• He got his start in hockey at the age of four living close to a hockey rink in Duluth and competed in the Minnesota State hockey championship with Duluth East High School before moving to the USHL.
NHL player: David Backes Shootout move: “Triple deke” Goal celebration: “Statue of Liberty” Video game: NHL ‘11 Movie: Bourne Identity TV show: Entourage Actor: Mark Whalberg Music artist: Tech N9ne Home-cooked meal: Homemade macaroni and cheese Activity away from the rink: Tennis, hunting and fishing
It's hard to walk into that locker room and look those guys in the eye when they've played -- clearly, that was our best game we've played in the series -- and I thought we deserved a better fate tonight.
— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on his team's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 on Sunday