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Ryan Ellis | Defenseman | #4

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/3/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (11) / NAS
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Ryan Ellis (upper body) took part in Thursday's practice.
He is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Ellis has missed three games and remains on injured reserve. Dec 2 - 10:02 AM

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Ryan Ellis has been placed on I/R with an upper body injury by the Nashville Predators.

Ellis was having another quality season having posted three goals and nine points in 19 games along with 19 PIMs with 26 hits and 38 hits. He is tentatively considered day-to-day.
Nov 26 - 7:52 PM

Ryan Ellis has been sidelined with an upper body injury, and is considered day-to-day.

Ellis was in the midst in his fourth straight season of improvement, having already posted three goals and nine points in 19 games along with 19 PIMs with 26 hits and 38 hits.
Nov 25 - 5:36 PM

Ryan Ellis compiled three assists in Nashville's 3-1 win over Tampa Bay on Monday night.

He also racked up 15 penalty minutes after his hit on J.T. Brown incited a pile up in the corner at the end of the third period. Ellis has three goals and nine points in 18 games this season.
Nov 22 - 11:49 AM

Ryan Ellis netted his third goal of the season on Thursday.

He ended up getting the game winner late in the first period in Nashville's 5-1 win over Ottawa. Ellis concluded the contest with four shots and a plus-4 rating.
Nov 18 - 9:57 AM

Ryan Ellis (upper body) skated prior to Wednesday's practice.

He should be considered day-to-day for now.
Sep 28 - 12:37 PM

Ryan Ellis is suffering from an upper-body injury.

He is projected to be re-evaluated next week after Nashville's preseason opener on Tuesday at Florida. Consider Ellis day-to-day for now.
Sep 23 - 9:58 AM

Ryan Ellis was encouraged by how the Nashville Predators performed in the 2016 playoffs.

The Predators eliminated Anaheim in seven games, but ultimately lost to San Jose in seven contests. "Although you never want to lose and you never want to go out of the playoffs, I think the way we competed in that playoff run will help our group moving forward," Ellis said. "Ultimately, I think as every team does, we search for consistency throughout the year. We know how good of a team we have, and if we can be consistent all the way throughout, I think there's only good things that can happen for this team." After the playoffs, Ellis took part in the 2016 World Championship and won a gold medal with Canada.
Jun 6 - 7:34 AM

Ryan Ellis netted the game-winning goal in Canada's 4-3 victory over Team USA in the 2016 World Championship.

Going into this contest, Ellis had an assist in three games at the Worlds. This win pushes Canada into the Gold Medal Game against Finland. Team USA will now compete with Russia for the Bronze Medal.
May 21 - 3:43 PM

Ryan Ellis will reportedly join Team Canada at the 2016 World Championship.

TSN's Darren Dreger said Ellis should join the team in Russia on Sunday. The Predators were knocked out of the playoffs in Game 7 by the Sharks on Thursday. Ellis had six assists in 14 postseason matches after he generated a personal high 32 points in 79 games during the regular season.
May 14 - 2:32 PM

Ryan Ellis registered a pair of helpers during Thursday's Game 4 triple overtime win over San Jose.

Ellis, who is still without a goal this postseason, now has five assists in 11 games. Not exactly what was hoped for from the defender, but his points-per-game isn't anything to thumb a nose at either.
May 6 - 2:34 AM

Ryan Ellis collected an assist during Friday's Game 1 victory over Anaheim.

Ellis was sensational all night long, dishing two hits, taking four shots and four blocks over his nearly 20 minutes of work. He now has four assists and points in seven career playoff games.
Apr 16 - 2:01 AM

Ryan Ellis achieved a new career high in goals during Saturday's season finale.

Ellis finished with 10 goals and 32 points, both new highs for him. It's taken a bit of time for his rose to bloom, but he's enjoyed three consecutive seasons of growth. We'd keep an eye on him for your next draft.
Apr 10 - 1:47 AM

Ryan Ellis will be back in the lineup against Colorado on Tuesday night.

It's been a career season for Ellis, who is returning from a brief two-game absence. He's posted nine goals with a new high of 31 points and 91 hits in 76 games.
Apr 5 - 7:36 PM

Ryan Ellis (upper body) might be back in the lineup on Tuesday night

Nashville sent Stefan Elliott, who was with the team on an emergency basis, back to the minors and Elliott felt good after the morning skate. He has missed two games with an upper-body injury.
Apr 5 - 6:23 PM

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7Petter Granberg
8Adam Pardy
9Yannick Weber
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