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Noah Welch

Noah Welch  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: August 26, 1982
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Brighton, MA, United States
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: PIT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (54th overall)
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2002) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2002, 2003) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2003) ECAC First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA East First All-American Team (2005) Traded to Florida by Pittsburgh for Gary Roberts, February 27, 2007. Missed remainder of 2007-08 due to shoulder injury at Montreal, October 16, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Florida with Florida's 3rd round choice (later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Andrej Nestrasil) in 2009 Entry Draft for Steve Eminger, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 13, 2009. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Jonkoping (Sweden), July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Vaxjo (Sweden), May 3, 2012.
Quote of the Day

After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016