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Nashville Predators Western Conference Central Division
Ryan Ellis • #4 • D
Status:Knee injury, injured reserve
Ht/Wt:5'10", 180 lbs.
Born:Jan 3, 1991 (26 yrs) in Hamilton, Ont.
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Nashville in 2009 (1/11).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has very good offensive instincts and great mobility. Also owns the natural ability to move the puck quickly out of danger. Owns a powerful point shot. Has developed into an excellent defender, as well.
Flaws: Can make a few too many mistakes with the puck when he is a bit too overconfident, though he has improved a lot in that area. Lacks ideal size for the blueline position in the NHL (5-10, 180 pounds).
Career Potential: Excellent, two-way defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Player of the Year 2010-11
Canadian Hockey League Defenseman of the Year 2010-11
Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2008-09
Canadian Hockey League All-Rookie Team 2007-08
OHL Red Tilson Trophy 2010-11
OHL Max Kaminsky Trophy 2010-11, 2008-09
OHL Bobby Smith Trophy 2007-08
OHL First All-Star Team 2010-11, 2008-09
OHL Second All-Star Team 2009-10
OHL All-Rookie Team 2007-08
WJC-A The Directorate - Best Player 2010-11
WJC-A Media - All-Star Team 2010-11
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