Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Image Courtesy of AP By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) Entering the 2011-12 preseason, Philadelphia Flyers forward Eric Wellwood had a legitimate chance to earn a roster spot out of camp. Instead, the 22-year old found himself back in Adirondack for a second straight season. But following an injury to James van Riemsdyk in early March, Wellwood was given his first extended look with the big club. He hasn’t disappointed. Starting with a game winning goal against the Capitals on March 4th, Wellwood has scored three goals in ten games since his return to the Flyers. During tonight’s 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers, Wellwood beat goaltender Scott Clemmensen for Philadelphia’s only goal of the night, banking a tough angle shot off defenseman Ed Jovanovski and into the net. Peter Laviolette was very impressed with Wellwood following the game. “The carom goal was a nice break, but he had a tremendous game,” Laviolette noted. “Lots of energy, lots of opportunities at the net. Their line ...
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