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Ryan Ellis

Ryan Ellis  #4

Nashville Predators  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: January 3, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 175 DRAFTED: NSH / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)    Prospect Bio
-On Nov. 13 in St. Louis tallied the second fighting major of his NHL career (first, March 12, 2013 at Dallas vs. Eric Nystrom). -Recorded his first career three-point game and first career game-deciding shootout tally on Oct. 21 vs. Arizona. -Represented Canada the World Championship for the first time in 2014 and led all Canadian defensemen in points (1g-4a-5pts). -During the 2013-14 season, led all Nashville defensemen in plus/minus at +9. -Established a career high in goals (6), assists (21) and points (27) on the season last year. -Ended his junior career as one of the most decorated players in CHL history. The third defenseman in Ontario Hockey League history to record 300 career points (73g-241a-314pts, +145, 207 PIMs, 226 gp), joining Rick Corriveau (329) and Denis Potvin (330). -Titles won: 2009 & 2010 Memorial Cup, 2009 & 2010 OHL Championship, 2009 World Junior Championship, 2008 Under-18 World Championship.
Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2008) OHL First All-Star Team (2009, 2011) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2009) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2009, 2010) OHL Second All-Star Team (2010) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2011) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2011)
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