Phantoms have announced that Eric Wellwood (F)
has been recalled to the Philadelphia, according
to general manager Paul Holmgren.
This is Wellwood's second call-up to the Flyers
It is an early birthday present for the Windsor,
Ontario native who turns 23 years old tomorrow.
The third-year-pro Wellwood has played in 43 games
with the Phantoms this season scoring 6-6-12.
He has also appeared in 4 games from January 19-24
with the Flyers recording no points before being
returned to the Phantoms.
Wellwood had a combined 55 games between Philadelphia
and Adirondack last season with 14 goals and 16
assists. He had 9-12-21 in 33 games with Adirondack
last year and also played in 24 games for Philadelphia
scoring 5-4-9. He also played in 11 Stanley Cup
Playoff games as well.
He scored his first career NHL goal on February
18, 2012 against Pittsburgh.
Eric is the younger brother of veteran Kyle Wellwood
who has 465 career NHL games and 86 goals with
Winnipeg, Vancouver, Toronto and San Jose.
The fans in Glens Falls have seen nine of this
year's Adirondack Phantoms players advance to
the Philadelphia Flyers including Brayden Schenn,
Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo, Eric Wellwood, Tye
McGinn, Andreas Lilja, Erik Gustafsson, Brian
Boucher and Harry Zolnierczyk.
The Adirondack Phantoms return to action this
weekend with home games on Friday and Saturday
against the Springfield Falcons and Connecticut
Whale. $2 Draft Beer Specials featured in Friday's
game and Phantoms T-Shirts for the first 2,500
fans Saturday night. Call the Phantoms for tickets
Wednesday, March 6 (6:00 - 8:30)
- Season Ticket Holder Party in
Heritage Hall with ALL the players! Lots of prizes.
Lots of food too! Dinner catered by Olive Garden.
Friday, March 8 (7:00) -
Springfield Falcons at Adirondack Phantoms. $2
Draft Beer Specials
Saturday, March 9 (7:00) -
Connecticut Whale at Adirondack Phantoms. Phantoms
T-Shirts for first 2,500 fans thanks to our presenting
sponsors: Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Bartlett
Sunday, March 10 (3:00) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Albany Devils
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