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Ryan Ellis | Defenseman | #4

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/3/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (11) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan Ellis scored a goal in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames.
Ellis has now scored three goals in his last two games. His tally at the 12-minute mark of the third period gave the Predators a 3-1 lead. Ellis finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and one hit in 24:54 of ice time. The Preds defenseman has 15 goals and 20 assists in 63 games this season. Mar 24 - 12:00 AM

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Defenseman Ryan Ellis scored two goals to lead the Predators to a 3-1 win against the visiting Arizona Coyotes Monday night.

Ellis has enjoyed a productive season, with 14 goals and 20 assists in 62 games. Viktor Arvidsson also scored for the Predators Monday. His goal, his 27th of the season, gave Nashville a 1-0 lead at 5:00 of the second period on a shot from the slot. Craig Smith assisted on both Ellis goals and now has 11 on the season.
Mar 20 - 11:31 PM

Ryan Ellis will return to the blue line on Saturday against the Sharks.

He'll pair with PK Subban as the team's second defensive unit. Through 57 games this season Ellis has posted 12 goals and 30 points with 57 hits and 105 blocks.
Mar 11 - 3:45 PM

Ryan Ellis didn't play Thursday night against Los Angeles after he re-aggravated his lower-body injury.

Ellis just returned from the issue on Tuesday following a one-game absence. Anthony Bitetto came into the lineup in Ellis' place.
Mar 10 - 9:57 AM

Ryan Ellis will indeed return from a lower-body injury Tuesday night.

He sat out one game due to the ailment. Ellis has been productive of late with three goals and three assists in his past seven contests. He has four points on the power play during that stretch.
Mar 7 - 3:33 PM

Ryan Ellis (lower body) appears to be a possibility to return on Tuesday night.

He was a full participant in Monday's practice and then he skated with Roman Josi during Tuesday's morning session. Stay tuned.
Mar 7 - 2:55 PM

Ryan Ellis (lower body) practiced fully on Monday.

"I've got to talk to the coaches here and kind of see how it all unfolds, I guess," Ellis said. He will travel with the team on their three-game road trip. Ellis was forced to sit out Saturday's game against Chicago because of a lower-body injury.
Mar 6 - 3:47 PM

Ryan Ellis (lower body) will not dress Saturday night.

He suffered a lower-body injury on Thursday. It's uncertain how long he will be out for at this time, so consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 4 - 3:00 PM

Ryan Ellis exited Thursday's game versus Montreal early in the second period because of a lower-body injury.

He appeared to suffer a leg injury and needed help to get to the locker room. Ellis scored his 11th goal of the season prior to getting hurt. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 3 - 11:01 AM

Ryan Ellis matched his career high in goals during Sunday's 5-4 win over the Oilers.

Mark it 10 goals for the talented defender on the season with 28 points over 54 games this season. He needed 79 games to score 10 goals and a career high of 32 points, so he has some time to set a couple of new personal bests.
Feb 26 - 9:45 PM

It appears that Ryan Ellis will be OK to play on Tuesday night.

He took part in the morning skate after leaving Sunday's game late. Ellis has nine goals and 24 points in 50 matches this season.
Feb 21 - 5:14 PM

Ryan Ellis potted a pair of assists during Saturday's 7-4 loss to Florida.

Mark it now three assists in two games for the wily defender. He has 15 assists and 23 points in 47 games thus far.
Feb 11 - 8:38 PM

Ryan Ellis contributed two assists in Sunday's 4-2 win over Minnesota.

He has generated three goals and two helpers during a three-game point streak. Ellis has reached at least the 20-point mark in each of his last four seasons.
Jan 23 - 12:24 PM

Ryan Ellis scored twice in Nashville's 4-3 win over Calgary on Thursday.

It marked the first time in his career that he scored multiple goals in an NHL game. Ellis's whale of a game started with a semi breakaway goal on a rush that he himself started to make it 2-0 in the second period. He later made it 3-0 on a power-play point shot that squeezed through the five-hole on Chad Johnson. He added three hits in a whopping 27:54 of ice time. Filip Forsberg and James Neal each added goals while Viktor Arvidsson had two assists.
Jan 20 - 1:22 AM

Ryan Ellis tallied his fourth goal of the year in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Minnesota.

He was making his second appearance since returning to the lineup from an upper-body injury. Ellis has 10 points in 21 matches this year.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 10:48:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Fisher
3Vernon Fiddler
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Kevin Fiala
3Austin Watson
4Cody McLeod
5Harry Zolnierczyk
6Miikka Salomaki
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3P. A. Parenteau
4Viktor Arvidsson
5Craig Smith
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anthony Bitetto
6Matt Irwin
7Brad Hunt
8Yannick Weber
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros