Andy Welinski



  • DOB: 4/27/1993
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 212
  • Hometown: Duluth, MN
  • Drafted: 3rd round (83rd) in 2011 (ANA)

Career Notes:   2021-22: Scored 19 points (3 g, 16 a) in 39 games w/ AHL Stockton. Added six points (1 g, 5 a) in 13 Calder Cup Playoff games. Recorded season-long four-game point streak from 11/21/21 – 11/27/21 (5 a). Scored goals in back-to-back games on 12/15/21 Vs Bakersfield and 12/17/21 Vs Colorado. Scored game-winning goal on 12/17/21. Scored a playoff-high two assists on 6/3/22 at Chicago…2020-21: Appeared in 13 NHL games w/ Anaheim and three AHL games w/ San Diego. Made NHL season debut on 1/20/21 Vs Minnesota. Had five penalty minutes on 3/9/21 at AHL San Jose...2019-20: Scored 21 points (8 g, 13 a) in 42 games w/ AHL Lehigh Valley. Made Phantoms debut on 10/26/19 at Charlotte. Scored two assists on 11/1/19 Vs W-B/Scranton, 11/3/19 at Bridgeport, and 2/29/20 Vs Charlotte. Scored goals in back-to-back games on two occasions, 11/6/19 Vs W-B/Scranton and 11/9/19 Vs Hershey, and 2/14/20 Vs Bridgeport and 2/15/20 Vs Hartford.…2018-19: Recorded 19 points (8 g, 11 a) in 27 games w/ AHL San Diego. Added ten points (3 g, 7 a) in 16 Calder Cup Playoff games. Scored a season-high two goals and three points (2 g, 1 a) on 10/13/18 at Ontario. Had two three-game point streak from 11/23/18 – 12/15/18 (3 a) and 12/21/18 – 12/27/18 (3 g, 1 a). Skated in 26 NHL games w/ Anaheim, scoring four points (1 g, 3 a). Scored first career NHL goal on 3/29/19 at Calgary. Scored an assist in his first appearance w/ ANA on 10/28/18 Vs San Jose.…2017-18: Set career-highs in goals (10), assists (24), and points (34) in 51 games w/ AHL San Diego. Opened the season with a four-game point streak (1 g, 4 a). Scored a season-high two goals on 3/2/18 Vs Ontario. Scored a season-high three points (1 g, 2 a) on 11/17/17 Vs Tucson. Appeared in seven games w/ NHL Anaheim, scoring two assists. Made NHL debut on 12/11/17 Vs Carolina, scoring an assist. Appeared in three playoff games w/ NHL Anaheim. Made Stanley Cup Playoff debut on 4/12/18 Vs San Jose. Named to AHL All-Star Game…2016-17: Scored 29 points (6 g, 23 a) in 63 games as a rookie pro w/ AHL San Diego. Scored first career professional goal on 10/29/16 at Manitoba, finishing with first career multi-point game (1 g, 1 a). Scored only career hat-trick on 3/31/17 at Tucson. Finished that game with a season-high four points (3 g, 1 a). Recorded season-high three assists on 2/24/17 Vs Texas.…Misc.: Made professional debut on 4/16/16 w/ AHL San Diego Vs Ontario. Recorded first professional point on 4/6/16 Vs Bakersfield (assist). Served as captain at the University of Minnesota-Duluth as a senior during the 2015-16 season. Named Second Team NCHC All-Star following the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Named to WCHA All-Rookie Team following the 2012-13 season. Led all USHL defensemen in goals as a junior (15) in 2011-12. Also Named the USHL’s Defenseman of the Year, USA Hockey’s Junior Player of the Year, and a USHL First Team All-Star following 2011-12 season. Won 2012 USHL Clark Cup….Transactions: Selected in the 3rd round, 83rd overall, by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Signed two-year, entry-level contract w/ Anaheim Ducks on 4/4/16. Signed one-year contract w/ NHL Philadelphia on 7/1/19. Signed one-year, two-way contract w/ NHL Anaheim on 10/10/20. Signed a one-year contract w/ NHL Calgary on 7/29/21. Signed a one-year deal w/ NHL NY Rangers on 7/18/22.


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