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USA Noah Welch
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Peter Mueller 46 29 35 64
2. Martin Ruzicka 52 19 44 63
3. Milan Gulas 47 21 35 56
4. Michal Repik 52 26 27 53
5. Matej Stransky 50 33 19 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
38
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
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Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time NCAA (ECAC) Champion 2
2-time SHL Champion 2

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 +/-
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 Elitserien 51 4 6 10 85 11 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 0
2012-13 Växjö Lakers HC “A” Elitserien 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 |
USA Deutschland Cup 3 0 0 0 4 -2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 209 19 58 77 0.37 252 42 | 3 31 1 4 5 0.16 40 -9
Champions HL 2 10 0 5 5 0.50 45 3 | 0
Deutschland Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 | 0
ET 1 8 1 4 5 0.63 8 - | 0
NCAA 4 129 23 53 76 0.59 270 - | 0
NHL 5 75 4 5 9 0.12 58 -5 | 0
OG 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 | 0
SHL (Elitserien) 7 298 28 82 110 0.37 521 41 | 6 58 6 11 17 0.29 91 7
USHS-Prep 2 56 15 31 46 0.82 72 - | 0
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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
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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

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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