As we reported earlier this week, the Flyers have signed forwards Eric Wellwood, of the Windsor Spitfires, and Luke Pither, of the Barrie Colts, and Shane Harper, of the Everett Silvertips, to future contracts that will begin at the start of the 2010-11 season. The team made it official with an announcement today.
Wellwood, 19, has 31 goals and 34 assists for 65 points and 36 penalty minutes to go along with a plus/minus rating of +34 in 61 games with the Spitfires. Last season, Wellwood recorded 34 points (16G,18A) in 61 regular season games. Wellwood was chosen by the Flyers in the sixth round of the 2009 Entry Draft.
Pither, 20, has 87 points (34G,53A) and 42 penalty minutes to go along with a plus/minus rating of +35 in 61 games this season, his first with Barrie. His 87 points leads the team, while his 53 assists rank second and 34 goals rank third on the Colts.
Harper, 21, has 74 points (39G,35A) and 36 penalty minutes to go along with a plus/minus rating of +32 in 66 games with Everett this season. His 74 points and 39 goals lead the team, while his 35 assists and +32 rating rank second.