Matt Ellis
current status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
Birth Date:August 31, 1981 (33 years old)
Place of Birth:Welland, Ont.
Shoots:L
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Signed by Detroit in 2002.
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 39 1 1 2 -12 4 0 0 1 8:19 29 0.05
Scouting Report
Assets: Can play a sound crash-and-bang game at either wing or center. Provides a lot of energy when in the lineup. Has decent two-way instincts. Works very hard to improve all facets of his game.
Flaws: At times, he has trouble keeping up with the pace of the NHL. Lacks the offensive ability and overall skills to be more than a role player. Is a limited point producer at the highest level.
Career Potential: Energy depth forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Major Junior Plus/Minus Award 2001-02 (shared with Darryl Bootland)
OHL Plus/Minus Award 2001-02 (shared with Darryl Bootland)

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