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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
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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

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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

Ryan Ellis (upper body) has been activated off injured reserve by Nashville.

He was paired with Roman Josi during Monday's practice. Ellis missed eight games with an upper-body injury, but appears ready to return Tuesday night.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 01:05:00 PM

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.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:02:00 AM

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.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 07:52:00 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.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 05:36:00 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.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 11:49:00 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.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 09:57:00 AM

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

He should be considered day-to-day for now.
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 12:37:00 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.
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 09:58:00 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.
Mon, Jun 6, 2016 07:34:00 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.
Sat, May 21, 2016 03:43:00 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.
Sat, May 14, 2016 02:32:00 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.
Fri, May 6, 2016 02:34:00 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.
Sat, Apr 16, 2016 02:01:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Derek Grant
6Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Miikka Salomaki
3Cody McLeod
4Austin Watson
5Harry Zolnierczyk
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anthony Bitetto
6Matt Irwin
7Petter Granberg
8Yannick Weber
9Brad Hunt
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros