Caps re-sign F Wellman

The Washington Capitals re-signed forward Casey Wellman to a two-year, two-way contract extension on Thursday.

Wellman will earn $550,000 per season at the NHL level in both 2013-14 and 2014-15.

He tallied four goals and nine assists in 41 career NHL games with the Minnesota Wild from 2009-12. The 25-year-old California native was acquired by Washington in a January trade with Florida and has played 59 games with Hershey and San Antonio of the AHL this season.