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Fromer Flyer Prospect Eric Wellwood Retires At 24, Takes OHL Coaching Job

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Michael Miller / Creative Commons If you’re a hockey fan, you may have heard the story of Eric Wellwood. If you follow the Philadelphia Flyers, sorry to bring back the painful memories. If you aren’t aware of Welly’s woes, here’s the story: during a game in April 2013, Wellwood was checked hard into the boards, but lost his footing on the way...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Qualify RFAs, Acquire Forward Kris Newbury

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsBlake KesselBrandon ManningDanny Syvreteric wellwoodKris NewburyMitch WahlOliver LauridsenFollowing the exhausting marathon that was the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Philadelphia Flyers spent Monday taking care of business with their farm team. Earlier in the day, the organization tendered qualifying offers to four...
Via GCobb.com
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Extend Qualifying Offers

The Flyers have extended qualifying offers to four of their six restricted free agents. (Photos of Gustafsson, Lauridsen, and Wellwood by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images; Photo of Manning by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images) By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Philadelphia Flyers have sent out qualifying offers to four of their six restricted free agents, this according to...
Via The Hockey Guys
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL’s Eric Wellwood suffered nasty injury that resulted in this bloody skate (Picture)

Hockey skates can be some of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in sports, and unfortunately we are reminded of that several times throughout the course of a season. The latest victim of a hockey skate injury was Eric Wellwood of the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms, who actually somehow cut his own leg with his skate. The end result, as you can see, was frightening. According to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Wellwood’s Leg Severely Sliced During AHL Game, Skate Gets ‘Filled With Blood’ (Photo)

Eric Wellwood probably never thought he’d be compared to Curt Schilling.  After all, Wellwood is a hockey player. On Sunday, the forward for the Adirondack Phantoms, the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, suffered a gruesome cut to his right leg, just above the ankle, according to PostStar.com. The 23-year-old from Ontario was sliced by a skate away from the play during the Phantoms’...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Adirondack Phantoms 4, Connecticut Whale 3

Glens Falls, NY, March 9, 2013 – Jason Akeson completed a late-game comeback with his third goal of the game at 17:12 of the third period Saturday night at the Glens Falls Civic Center, as the Adirondack Phantoms stunned the Connecticut Whale with a 4-3 win. The Whale led 3-1 before the Phantoms reeled off three goals in a span of 3:04, starting at the 14:08 mark of the third...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Wellwood Unlikely to Earn Call-Up Again

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers NewsTags: eric wellwoodMarcel NoebelsWayne SimmondsWayne Simmonds sat out Saturday night’s tilt against the Carolina Hurricanes with concussion issues after taking an errant elbow to the head from Washington Capitals’ defenseman John Erskine on Friday night. Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced on Sunday that Simmonds...
Via GCobb.com
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Lack of composure dooming Penguins

Photo Courtesy of AP/Yahoo Sports By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) Wondering why the Pittsburgh Penguins are behind three games to none in their first round series against the Philadelphia Flyers? A five minute stretch by Chris Kunitz late in the second period helps to explain. With 7:30 remaining in the second period and Pittsburgh trailing by only one goal, Kunitz dragged...
Via The Hockey Guys
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Wellwood Making the Most of His Opportunity

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...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers 2, Flyers 1

Stephen Weiss and Sean Bergenheim both scored, and Scott Clemmensen stopped 35 shots to lead the Florida Panthers to their fifth straight win, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Eric Wellwood scored for the Flyers. Clemmensen was outstanding for the Southeast Division leaders and he outplayed counterpart Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov is one of the hottest players in...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers stead in win over Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Stephen Weiss and Sean Bergenheim both scored, and Scott Clemmensen stopped 35 shots to lead the Florida Panthers to their fifth straight win, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Eric Wellwood scored for the Flyers. Clemmensen was outstanding for the Southeast Division leaders and he outplayed counterpart Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov is one of the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers 5, Panthers 0

Ilya Bryzgalov made 28 saves to record his second shutout in three games and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 5-0 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Brayden Schenn, Matt Read, Scott Hartnell, Jaromir Jagr and Eric Wellwood scored for the Flyers. Bryzgalov has finally played like the goalie the Flyers expected when they gave him a $51 million, nine...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers shut out in loss to Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ilya Bryzgalov made 28 saves to record his second shutout in three games and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Florida Panthers 5-0 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Brayden Schenn, Matt Read, Scott Hartnell, Jaromir Jagr and Eric Wellwood scored for the Flyers. Bryzgalov has finally played like the goalie the Flyers expected when they gave him...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers call up Wellwood

Versatile left winger Eric Wellwood, who had a goal, two assists, and a plus-6 rating in five earlier games with the Flyers , was recalled from the Phantoms and rejoined the big-league club on Saturday. "He's smart, plays with speed, and is a good checker," coach Peter Laviolette said after Saturday's practice in Voorhees. "Every time he's been up here...
Via Fox Sports
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers 1, Capitals 0

Eric Wellwood scored less than a minute after Philadelphia coach Peter Laviolette called a timeout to give his players an earful, and Ilya Bryzgalov made 34 saves, leading the Flyers to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday night. Bryzgalov earned his third shutout of the season, and the 26th of his career, even though the Flyers were missing two defensemen who sat...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

The Eric Wellwood Waivers Situation

Eric Wellwood celebrates as he scores his first goal as a Flyer. | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images   By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) I want to preface this article by crediting Jen over at Broad Street Hockey for being the first to discuss this matter. She was the first person—or at least the first that I saw—to do it (and besides, there are few people besides her...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

FOR GOD AND COUNTRY

and by country we mean Pittsburgh. Because if you can't call Pittsburgh your motherland, you probably don't grasp just how vaguely (not specifically) satisfying beating the Flyers in the regular season can be. It's like the last cookie in the package. Waking up in the morning and finding out that there was a water main break at your job or something, so you don'...
Via Puck Huffers
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

The Flyers Get Cook-ing Lessons

PHILADELPHIA — The Pittsburgh Penguins showed Saturday they can beat the Philadelphia Flyers no matter how many players they have on the ice.  Jordan Staal and Matt Cooke scored shorthanded goals 1:43 apart late in the second period for the Penguins in their 6-4 victory against the host Flyers. Cooke scored twice and had an assist, while Staal had a goal and an assist as the...
Via Philly Sports Live
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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