Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
Hershey makes a pair of trades
The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Casey Wellman from the Florida Panthers for center Zach Hamill in a swap of minor-leaguers.
The trade Thursday gives the Capitals the 25-year-old Wellman, who has seven goals and 16 assists this season with San Antonio of the AHL.
Hamill has 11 goals and 11 assists this season with the Hershey Bears.
Later on Thursday night, the Capitals also announced that the club acquired forward Peter LeBlanc from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forward Mathieu Beaudoin.
LeBlanc, 24, has appeared in 34 games with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs this season, and has recorded 12 points (four goals, eight assists).