We're hearing word from Hartford that Casey Wellman has been traded to the Connecticut Whale, who are part of the New York Rangers organization. Wild beat writer Michael Russo is also reporting the trade, and he's saying that the Wild are receiving New York Rangers center Erik Christensen and a seventh round draft choice. We're still trying to work out all of the details here, and figure out fact from rumor, but I'd go with Russo being correct.
UPDATE: It's official. Wellman to the Whale. Christensen to the Wild. Chad Rau is being returned to the Aeros.
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