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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.