Matt Ellis
Matt Ellis
Left Wing
Number: 8
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 31, 1981
Birthplace: Welland, ON, Canada
Acquired: Claimed off waivers from Detroit on Feb. 21, 2008. LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Toronto St. Michael's, OHL.


Goals: 1 (3-13 at NSH, most recent)br>Assists: 1 (3-1 at COL, most recent)br>Points: 1 (3-13 at NSH, most recent)br>+/-: Plus-2 (10-20 at PHX)*
TOI: 17:18 (3-10 vs. VAN)br>Shots: 5 (3-13 at NSH)br>PIM: 2 (4-5 vs. ANA, most recent)br>*With Detroit

THIS SEASON: Recorded first goal as a King March 13 at Nashville...Recorded first point as a King with an assist March 1 at Colorado...Made Kings debut Feb. 23 vs. Chicago...Claimed off waivers from Detroit on Feb. 21...Had career-high four-game point streak (2-2=4), which lasted from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24...Scored first career NHL goal (game-winner) Oct. 18 at San Jose...Collected first NHL point with an assist Oct. 15 at Anaheim...

LAST SEASON: Recorded 49 points (26-23-49) in 65 regular season games with Grand Rapids (AHL), improving his point total for the fourth straight season...Had seven points (4-3=7) in seven playoff games with Grand Rapids...Was Grand Rapids team captain for the second season...Appeared in 16 games with Detroit, tallying zero points and six penalty minutes...Recalled to Detroit on three different occasion...Made NHL debut Dec. 18, 2006 at Columbus.