• Has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the fall of 2011.
• In his first season in the United States Hockey League, Welinski had 14 points (6-8--14) in 51 games – when he registered on the score sheet in 2010-11 Green Bay was 13-1-1. He recorded two goals in the first two games against Indiana to open the Clark Cup Playoffs.
• He got his start in hockey at the age of four living close to a hockey rink in Duluth and competed in the Minnesota State hockey championship with Duluth East High School before moving to the USHL.
NHL player: David Backes
Shootout move: “Triple deke”
Goal celebration: “Statue of Liberty”
Video game: NHL ‘11
Movie: Bourne Identity
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Mark Whalberg
Music artist: Tech N9ne
Home-cooked meal: Homemade macaroni and cheese
Activity away from the rink: Tennis, hunting and fishing