SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has recalled D Keaton Ellerby from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Ellerby, 22, has played in 17 games with the Panthers this season registering four assists with a +5 rating. For his career in the National Hockey League, he has appeared in 39 games, all with Florida, recording four points (0-4-4) and eight PIM.
The 6-foot-4, 220-pound defenseman has played in 12 games with Rochester this year recording two points (0-2-2) and four PIM. Ellerby was drafted by Florida with their first choice (10th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Florida (18-19-2) visits the Washington Capitals this evening. The game can be seen live on FS Florida and heard on WFTL 640 AM at 7 p.m.
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