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Matt Ellis
Matt Ellis
Left Wing
Number: 8
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 31, 1981
Birthplace: Welland, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed by Detroit as a free agent May 10, 2002.


Note Worthy
-Goal in Detroit's 3-2 win on Oct. 24 vs. VAN was his first point at Joe Louis Arena.
-Had career-high 4-game point streak (10/15-24).
-Scored the first goal of his career (game -winner) in Detroit's 4-2 win 10/18 at SJ.
-Collected his first NHL point with an assist in Detroit's at Anaheim on 10/15.
-Appeared in 282 games over his four-year stint in Grand Rapids, tallying 69-84--153.
-Improved each year he spent in the AHL, collecting 5-10--15 in 2003-04, 18-23--41in 2004-05, 20-28--48 in 2005-06 and 26-23--49 in 2006-07.
-Was the Captain of the Griffins for the last two seasons.
-Made his NHL debut in 2006-07 with the Wings on 12/18/06 at CBJ.
-Recalled to the Red Wings on 3 different occasions in 2006-07 (12/17, 1/26, 2/26).

2007-08 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 2x, 10/24 vs VAN
Assists - 1, 4x, 1/22 at LAK
Points - 1, 6x, 1/22 at LAK
Shots - 4, 10/14 at LAK
Plus/Minus - +2, 10/20 at PHX
PIM - 2, 5x, 12/27 at COL
Ice Time - 9:05, 10/26 vs SJS

Contract Status: Signed through the 2008-09 season.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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