San Jose Sharks
Kyle Wellwood
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KyleWellwood
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 181
BIRTHDATE: 05/16/1983
BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: TOR: 2001-134 overall
OHL First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2003) Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Toronto, June 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), October 4, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, January 17, 2011. Claimed on waivers by San Jose from St. Louis, January 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, September 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), September 11, 2013. <19 Officially announced his retirement, October 10, 2013.
2010-11: In 32 of his 35 games with the Sharks, he has been either an even or plus player (+10)…Had six points in the last four games (1-5=6)…Had his first multi-point game of the season (1-2=3) on April 4 vs. Los Angeles…Recorded his 100th career assist on March 31 vs. Dallas…Scored a goal at Calgary on Feb. 25…First assist with San Jose on Feb. 17 vs. Washington…Scored a goal (tying goal) on Feb. 9 at Columbus…Notched his first point as a Shark (tying goal) on Feb. 1 vs. Phoenix…Made Sharks debut on Jan. 20 at Vancouver, his former team…Claimed off waivers from St. Louis on Jan. 18…Spent previous part of 2010-11 season with Mytishchi Atlanti of the Kontinental Hockey League, recording eight points (five goals, three assists) in 25 games…Last season with the Vancouver Canucks, he posted 25 points (14 goals, 11 assists) in 75 games.