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Matt Ellis

Matt Ellis  #37

Buffalo Sabres  Left Wing
NUMBER: 37 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1981  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Welland, ON, Canada
Shoots: Left
• Scored a goal in the season finale vs. NYI (4/13)
• Recorded six shots on goal at BOS (4/12)
• Appeared in his 300th career game vs. NSH (3/11)
• Logged 11:59 TOI vs. SJS (2/28)
• Chipped-in a goal at TOR (1/15) and at CBJ (1/25)
• Contributed an assist at MIN (1/2)
• Tallied an assist over a season-high 14:54 TOI at TOR (12/27)
• Netted his first goal of the season vs. WPG (12/17); also his first since Jan. 13, 2012 
• Credited with two shots on goal over 8:43 TOI in his season debut vs. CGY (12/14)
• Recalled from Rochester on 12/14
• Had 10 points (5+5) in 25 AHL contests at the time of his recall
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, May 10, 2002. Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Detroit, February 21, 2008. Claimed on waivers by Buffalo from Los Angeles, October 1, 2008.
Quote of the Day

My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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