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Capitals get F Casey Wellman, Panthers obtain C Zach Hamill in swap of minor-leaguers

WASHINGTON – The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Casey Wellman from the Florida Panthers for centre 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.

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Hamill has 11 goals and 11 assists this season with Hershey of the AHL.