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Canucks sign defenceman Taylor Ellington

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Taylor Ellington. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Ellington, 20, currently plays with the Everett Silvertips where he is an alternate captain and leads all defencemen in points (6-25-31) and power play goals (6) through 68 games played.

The 6’2”, 209 lbs. defenceman currently holds the Silvertips record for most games played (career) with 286 regular season and 33 playoff games in five seasons with Everett.

The Victoria native was originally selected 33rd overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2004-2005 Everett Silvertips  WHL   47 0 0 0 -6 48 0 0      
2005-2006 Everett Silvertips  WHL   63 0 7 7 -1 62 0 0      
2006-2007 Everett Silvertips  WHL   60 5 8 13 5 65 2 1 1    
2007-2008 Everett Silvertips  WHL   48 3 11 14 9 66 2 0      
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2004-2005 Everett Silvertips  WHL   8 0 1 1   4 0 0      
2005-2006 Everett Silvertips  WHL   15 1 2 3 6 16 0 0      
2006-2007 Everett Silvertips  WHL   6 1 0 1 -5 2 0 0      
2007-2008 Everett Silvertips  WHL   4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0      
 
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