Matt Ellis

LW
  • Height: 6'0
  • Weight: 208 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 9 years
  • Birthdate: Aug 31, 1981
  • Birthplace: Welland, Ont.
  • Drafted: Signed by Detroit in 2002.
Scouting Report
Assets:
Could play a sound crash-and-bang game at either wing or center. Provided a lot of energy when in the lineup. Had decent two-way instincts. Worked very hard to improve all facets of his game.
Flaws:
At times, he had trouble keeping up with the pace of the NHL. Lacked the offensive ability and overall skills to be more than a role player. Was 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)