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Noah Welch

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'4" / 193 cm
  • Weight
    220 lbs / 100 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A big two-way defenseman, Welch plays a calm, steady game from the backend. Owns a good, hard point shot and is a pretty smooth skater. Can play a physical and aggressive game.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2011)

Brother-in-law: Rhett Rakhshani

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Eastern Mass Senators U16 Midget 4 0 3 3 6 |
1999-00 St. Sebastian's School USHS-Prep 26 4 11 15 35 |
2000-01 St. Sebastian's School USHS-Prep 30 11 20 31 37 |
2001-02 Harvard Univ. NCAA 27 5 6 11 56 |
2002-03 Harvard Univ. NCAA 34 6 22 28 70 |
2003-04 Harvard Univ. NCAA 34 6 13 19 58 |
2004-05 Harvard Univ. “C” NCAA 34 6 12 18 86 |
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 1 3 4 2 0 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 77 9 20 29 99 15 | Playoffs 11 1 0 1 18 2
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 22 1 1 2 22 1 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 27 5 16 21 24 8 |
Florida Panthers NHL 2 1 0 1 2 3 |
Rochester Americans AHL 11 2 4 6 21 4 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 12 -4
2007-08 Florida Panthers NHL 4 0 0 0 7 1 |
2008-09 Florida Panthers NHL 23 1 1 2 11 -5 |
Rochester Americans AHL 7 0 3 3 10 -2 |
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 17 0 0 0 14 -4 |
2009-10 Chicago Wolves AHL 37 1 4 5 33 8 | Playoffs 14 0 2 2 10 -7
2010-11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 50 2 11 13 65 9 |
2011-12 HV71 SHL 51 4 6 10 85 11 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 0
2012-13 Växjö Lakers HC “A” SHL 43 8 9 17 56 -4 |
2013-14 Växjö Lakers HC “A” SHL 43 2 17 19 82 12 | Playoffs 12 2 2 4 10 -1
2014-15 Växjö Lakers HC “A” SHL 52 5 23 28 100 19 | Playoffs 17 2 4 6 53 12
2015-16 MODO Hockey “A” SHL 32 3 13 16 56 -1 | Relegation 7 0 3 3 10 4
2016-17 Malmö Redhawks SHL 51 2 9 11 79 2 | Playoffs 13 1 1 2 18 -8
2017-18 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 26 4 5 9 63 2 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
USA “A” OG 5 0 0 0 4 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 HV71 ET 8 1 4 5 8 |
2014-15 Växjö Lakers HC “A” Champions HL 4 0 2 2 14 1 |
2017-18 Växjö Lakers HC Champions HL 6 0 3 3 31 2 |
Team USA International 3 0 0 0 4 -2 |
USA Deutschland Cup 3 0 0 0 4 -2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 209 19 58 77 0.37 252 42 | 31 1 4 5 0.16 40 -9
Champions HL 10 0 5 5 0.50 45 3 |
Deutschland Cup 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 |
ET 8 1 4 5 0.63 8 0 |
International 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 |
Midget 4 0 3 3 0.75 6 0 |
NCAA 129 23 53 76 0.59 270 0 |
NHL 75 4 5 9 0.12 58 -5 |
OG 5 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 |
SHL 298 28 82 110 0.37 521 41 | 58 6 11 17 0.29 91 7
USHS-Prep 56 15 31 46 0.82 72 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/01/2018
05/01/2018 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC Retired
09/26/2017
09/26/2017 Confirmed Malmö Redhawks Växjö Lakers HC
04/25/2016
04/25/2016 Confirmed MODO Hockey Malmö Redhawks
06/17/2015
06/17/2015 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC MODO Hockey
01/30/2013
01/30/2013 Extension Växjö Lakers HC Växjö Lakers HC
05/03/2012
05/03/2012 Confirmed HV71 Växjö Lakers HC
07/01/2011
07/01/2011 Confirmed Chicago Wolves HV71
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 14 #214 overall by Moncton Wildcats in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for St. Sebastian's School

Cult/Star player for Växjö Lakers HC

Cult/Star player for Weston Dukes

Career transactions
- 2016-04-25 • Signed to a one-year contract by Malmö
- 2016-05-01 • Released by MODO (club relegated)
- 2015-06-17 • Signed to a two-year contract by MODO
- 2013-01-30 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Växjö
- 2012-05-03 • Signed to a one-year contract by Växjö
- 2011-07-01 • Signed to a one-year contract by HV71
- 2010-06-30 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2009-07-13 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2009-03-04 • Traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 2009 3rd round pick (later traded to Detroit; Andrej Nestrasil) for Steve Eminger
- 2007-09-12 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Florida Panthers
- 2007-02-27 • Traded to the Florida Panthers for Gary Roberts
- 2005-08-03 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins

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