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11 Eric Wellwood LW
Height/Weight: 5-11/179 | Birthdate: 3/6/1990 | Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada | Team: Philadelphia Flyers | College: None | NHL Experience: 3 | Salary: $540,000 | Owned/Started%: 0/0
PHI

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9/21/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers' Wellwood On Minor League Deal

News: Eric Wellwood, who is currently on a minor league contract with the Flyers, has played in one game this season.
Analysis: Most likely, he will spend the entire year in the AHL, but Eric Wellwood is progressing very well after suffering a major injury in early April after crashing feet-first into the boards and damaging his Achilles.

5/24/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers' Wellwood (Achilles) Begins Rehab

News: Eric Wellwood (Achilles) recently had his cast removed from his foot and his beginning the initial stages of his rehab, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood faces a long recovery process after severing three tendons in his right foot and cutting through 70 percent of his Achilles heel after slamming feet-first into the boards in an April 7 game with AHL Adirondack. There's a slim chance Wellwood won't be able to walk again, but doctors believe he'll surpass that milestone with a careful rehab process.

4/13/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers' Wellwood (Leg) Undergoes Surgery

News: Eric Wellwood underwent successful surgery Thursday to repair tendon and ligament damage in his right leg and is expected to miss the next nine months, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. This puts Wellwood on a course to return sometime in January 2014.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood, who played in four games for the Flyers this season, is on an entry-level contract that expires after this season.

4/8/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers' Wellwood Suffers Season-Ending Injury

News: Eric Wellwood left during the second period Saturday after a skate sliced through the back of his lower right leg, according to Philly.com.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood was rushed to a hospital in Bridgeport Connecticut where he had surgery. He stayed overnight and may require additional surgery. With all that said, his season is likely to be over.

3/5/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Place Call To Wellwood

News: The Flyers recalled Eric Wellwood from the Adirondack Phantoms on Tuesday, according to the AHL's official site.
Analysis: This will be Eric Wellwood's second stint with the team this season, where he'll provide forward depth while the Flyers work through some injuries and a suspension to Harry Zolnierczyk. Wellwood isn't scoring much even at the AHL level - six goals and six assists in 43 games - so you can safely ignore him for now. He's still young and holds some longer-term offensive promise, however.

1/26/2013

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers' Wellwood Sent To AHL

News: Eric Wellwood was sent down to the AHL on Saturday, CSN Philadelphia reports.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood saw about 37 minutes of ice time in the Flyers' first four games, but was unable to find the scoresheet. The 22-year-old figures to see regular playing time in the AHL and could be called back up soon if the injury bug hits in Philadelphia.

9/19/2012

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Send Wellwood To AHL

News: Eric Wellwood has been sent to play for the Flyers' AHL affiliate according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Analysis: The promising left winger will log valuable ice time during the lockout. He might still be a longshot to make the team but with nine points in 24 games last season, he did turn some heads.

3/3/2012

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Philadelphia Calls Up Wellwood

News: Philadelphia recalled Eric Wellwood on Saturday, Flyers.com reports.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood is probably too much of a peripheral player in Philadelphia's rotation to be a fantasy option in most cases, but his three points and plus-6 rating in five games this year make him a promising player worth monitoring for the long term.

2/27/2012

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Send Wellwood Down

News: Eric Wellwood was demoted to the AHL by the Flyers on Monday, according to Philly.com.
Analysis: If Eric Wellwood would have stuck with the Flyers past Monday's trade deadline, the Flyers would have been forced to keep him on the roster the rest of the season. Now, the Flyers have the flexibility to recall him later should they so choose.

2/21/2012

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Philly's Wellwood Scratched Tuesday

News: Eric Wellwood will be scratched for Tuesday's game against Winnipeg, CSN Philadelphia's Tim Panaccio reports.
Analysis: Zac Rinaldo (suspension) is back in the lineup at Eric Wellwood's expense. Given that Wellwood has four points and a plus-7 rating in seven NHL games, he'll be back at some point.

2/13/2012

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Recall Wellwood

News: The Flyers recalled Eric Wellwood on Sunday, the team's official Twitter page reports.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood has only appeared in four career NHL games, but he has recorded two points (assists) in those games. The 21-year-old has put up 20 points (9G, 11A) in 31 games for the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL this season. He'll have to put together a more substantial body of work before he winds up on most fantasy radars, but he's a good young player.

11/7/2011

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Loan Wellwood To Adirondack

News: Eric Wellwood has been loaned to Adirondack, the Flyers' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis: He'll likely be back with the club in the near future as it appears as though Eric Wellwood is currently the bubble man on the Flyers' roster.

11/4/2011

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Recall Wellwood

News: The Flyers recalled Eric Wellwood from AHL Adirondack on Friday, according to the team's official Twitter page.
Analysis: Eric Wellwood totaled eight points (4G, 4A) in eight games with Adirondack. Though he'll be on the roster Saturday, it remains to be seen if he will be included in the lineup for the Flyers' game against the Blue Jackets.

11/27/2010

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI Flyers Return Wellwood to AHL

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Return Wellwood to AHL

News: Wellwood has been returned to Adirondack (AHL), the Flyers' official site reports.
Analysis: He did not appear in a game with the Flyers this week after being called up Monday. Wellwood has an assist and two penalty minutes over three games with Philly this season.

11/22/2010

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Flyers Recall Wellwood

News: Wellwood has been recalled from Adirondack, the Flyers' official site reports.
Analysis: Presumably, he'll get some time in Monday's game against Montreal as he was on the ice for the team's morning skate. It's unclear, however, just how much he'll play during the Flyers' stretch of four games in six days.

11/9/2010

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI Wellwood Sent Back to AHL

Eric Wellwood

Wellwood Sent Back to AHL

News: Wellwood was sent back to Adirondack (AHL) on Monday, Our Sports Central reports.
Analysis: He's chipped in an assist in three games with the big club, but Wellwood is better suited to log heavy minutes with the Phantoms than he is to sit idle in the press box with the Flyers.

11/3/2010

Eric Wellwood, LW, PHI

Eric Wellwood

Wellwood Makes Debut with Flyers

News: Wellwood was a minus-1 in his NHL debut Monday.
Analysis: Wellwood got nearly 14 minutes of ice time on a line with Mike Richards and James van Riemsdyk.