Wellman, Wild never really clicked

  • Article by: Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 3, 2012 - 10:49 PM
  • 6
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
  • 1 - 6 of 6
northsportsFeb. 3, 1211:53 PM

Casey has some NHL level skills in that he has good speed and a good shot but when the Wild's effort to convert to a speed and skill team went haywire things simply did not work out for Wellman. Since Yeo has taken over they have been going back to a playoff proven grinding style which did not fit CW's game very well. Maybe NY will work for him ??

mrblueskyFeb. 4, 12 5:39 AM

Sad to hear Nolan is retiring, but good for him. I enjoyed watching him play here and was disappointed when the Wild didnt resign him. We are due to get a player who has been under performing, and comes here and find his game. Hopefully it will be Christenson.

jabuyerFeb. 4, 1211:32 AM

Good luck Casey, We are obviously so well stocked at forward we will probably pull ourselves out of the goals for cellar (28th in the NHL)without you. We have brilliant leadership that has made a masterful trade. We now have this guy who has averaged over 6 goals each season during his entire NHL career. So we don't need you. Have a good life. All that nice stuff Chuck said about you when we signed you should be a good memory. It is for me.

jabuyerFeb. 4, 1211:43 AM

And speaking of wasting assets, what ever happened to that promising player, Marco Scandella? You can't learn to play in the NHL by playing in the AHL. Just ask Patrick O'Sullivan. Or Casey wellman.

mundungusxxFeb. 4, 1212:33 PM

@jabuyer marco scandella is injured great and all knowing one.

baddoggieFeb. 4, 12 1:32 PM

Funny, I decide to go see what the New Yorkers have to say about Christensen. Everything from worthless to very worthless. We'll see. Like Jabuyer i hate to see Wellman go. How soon we forget how well he was playing before his injury and how he sparked that second line. Just made no sense he got rewarded with being demoted to 4th line after playing so well. He may have been small but he had no problem going to the net, just nobody could get the puck there.

  • 1 - 6 of 6

Comment on this story   |  


Miami - LP: M. Dunn 1 FINAL
Atlanta - WP: D. Carpenter 3
Arizona - WP: T. Cahill 7 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: P. Strop 5
San Francisco - WP: J. Machi 12 FINAL
Colorado - LP: C. Bettis 10
Texas - WP: M. Perez 3 FINAL
Oakland - LP: S. Gray 0
Houston - LP: J. Fields 3 FINAL
Seattle - WP: F. Rodney 5
Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton 2
LA Angels - LP: E. Frieri 4 FINAL
Washington - WP: D. Storen 5
Kansas City - LP: K. Herrera 3 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: B. Shaw 5
Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman 10 FINAL
Toronto - LP: T. Redmond 8
Chicago WSox - WP: A. Rienzo 6 FINAL
Detroit - LP: E. Reed 4
St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha 2 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: J. Niese 3
Minnesota - WP: C. Fien 6 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: J. Lueke 4
NY Yankees - LP: M. Pineda 1 FINAL
Boston - WP: J. Lackey 5
San Diego - LP: T. Ross 2 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse 5
Philadelphia - LP: C. Hamels 2 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: Z. Greinke 5
Charlotte 97 FINAL
Miami 101
Dallas 113 FINAL
San Antonio 92
Portland 112 FINAL
Houston 105
Pittsburgh 3 FINAL(OT)
Columbus 4
Anaheim 2 FINAL
Dallas 4
St. Louis 3 FINAL(OT)
Chicago 4
Houston 0 FINAL
Red Bull New York 4
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters





question of the day

Poll: Should Wild's Matt Cooke be suspended for his Game 3 kneeing hit?

Weekly Question