The Winnipeg Jets today announced they have claimed defenceman Keaton Ellerby off waivers. Ellerby was placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings and will now report to the Jets.
Ellerby, 24, has played in 160 career NHL games between Florida and Los Angeles for 20 career points (2G, 18A) and 86 career penalty minutes. The Strathmore, AB native has also appeared in six NHL playoff games where he’s collected two penalty minutes. He was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the first round, 10th overall, in the 2007 NHL Draft.
Born Nov 5 1988 -- Strathmore, ALTA
Height 6.04 -- Weight 220 -- Shoots L
Selected by Florida Panthers round 1 #10 overall 2007 NHL Entry Draft