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Eric Wellwood

Born:March 6, 1990Draft:[year] [team] # Overall
Hometown:Oldcastle, ON, CANPosition:LW/C
Known For:Coaching careerShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Canada

Eric Wellwood (born March 6, 1990) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and current head coach for the Newfoundland Growlers in the ECHL. He played parts of three NHL seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers. He is the younger brother of Kyle Wellwood.

Eric Wellwood Flint Firebirds
Eric Wellwood, former coach of the Flint Firebirds (Photo by Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

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Staff History

  • Windsor Spitfires (Ontario Hockey League)- Assistant Coach 2013-2014
  • Oshawa Generals (Ontario Hockey League)- Assistant Coach 2014-2016
  • Flint Firebirds (Ontario Hockey League)- Associate Coach 2016-2017
  • University of Windsor (USports)- Assistant Coach 2017-2019
  • Flint Firebirds (Ontario Hockey League)- Head Coach 2019-2021
  • Newfoundland Growlers (ECHL)- Head Coach, Assistant General Manager 2021-2022


  • CHL Memorial Cup Champion 2008-2009
  • OHL Champion 2008-2009
  • CHL Memorial Cup Champion 2009-2010
  • OHL All-Star Game 2009-2010
  • OHL Champion 2009-2010