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Preds acquire Matt Ellison from Flyers

by Press Release / Nashville Predators

ELLISON
Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has acquired forward Matt Ellison (EHL-ih-suhn) from the Philadelphia Flyers for future considerations.  

Ellison, 23 (12/8/83), ranked second in scoring on the American Hockey League’s Philadelphia Phantoms in 2006-07 with 39 points (12g-27a) and appeared in two games with the Flyers. The 6-1, 192-pound forward posted NHL career-highs in 2005-06 with 13 points (3g-10a) in 31 games with Chicago and Philadelphia.

Ellison was originally Chicago’s fourth choice, 128th overall (fifth round), in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. The Duncan, B.C. native has posted 14 points (3g-11a) in 41 career NHL games from 2003-07 with Chicago and Philadelphia.

Ellison’s Career Stats

 

Regular Season

 

 

 

Playoffs

 

 

 

Season

Club

League

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

 

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

1997-98

Cowichan Valley

BCAHA

24

27

31

58

10

 

--

--

--

--

--

1998-99

Kerry Park

VIJHL

38

40

47

87

110

 

--

--

--

--

--

1999-00

Cowichan Valley

BCHL

60

11

23

34

95

 

--

--

--

--

--

2000-01

Cowichan Valley

BCHL

60

22

44

66

102

 

--

--

--

--

--

2001-02

Cowichan Valley

BCHL

60

42

75

117

76

 

10

5

6

11

8

2002-03

Red Deer

WHL

72

40

56

96

80

 

22

7

13

20

28

2003-04

Chicago

NHL

10

0

1

1

0

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

Norfolk

AHL

71

14

21

35

115

 

7

0

1

1

4

2004-05

Norfolk

AHL

71

14

37

51

44

 

5

0

1

1

2

2005-06

Chicago

NHL

26

3

9

12

17

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

Philadelphia

NHL

5

0

1

1

2

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

Philadelphia

AHL

48

12

13

25

35

 

--

--

--

--

--

2006-07

Philadelphia

AHL

62

12

27

39

43

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

Philadelphia

NHL

2

0

0

0

0

 

--

--

--

--

--

 

NHL TOTALS

 

43

3

11

14

19

 

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--

--

--

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