The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have recalled 5-11, 179-lb LW Eric Wellwood from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.
Wellwood will be available for Saturday’s game vs. Columbus and will wear #47.
Wellwood, 21 (3/6/90), has four goals and four assists for eight points in eight games for the Phantoms this season. In 73 games for the Phantoms as a rookie last season, Wellwood contributed 16 goals and 12 assists for 28 points. He also had an assist and a plus-1 rating in three games for the Flyers last year.
Wellwood was selected by the Flyers in the sixth round (172nd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
The Flyers return to the ice on Saturday night when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets (7pm, CSN, 94 WIP). Philadelphia Flyers ticket information is available now by calling 215-218-PUCK (7825) or visit PhiladelphiaFlyers.com.