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North American Skater
United States
Andy
Welinski
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 188
LAST CLUB TEAM: Green Bay, USHL
BIRTHDATE: April 27, 1993
MID RANK: 103
HOMETOWN: Duluth, MN
FINAL RANK: 48
BORN IN: Duluth, MN, USA
• 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.

FAVORITES


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