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Dan Ellis

34-Year-Old Goalie – Florida Panthers

2013-14 NHL Stats

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5

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11

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1

GAA

3.62

SV%

.879

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Ellis split time between Dallas and Florida last year, posting poor numbers in both stops - a 3.62 goals against and .879 save percentage. He will compete with Al Montoya to back up Roberto Luongo, but he will go into camp trying to catch Montoya who will be the favourite fo...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 191   DOB: 6/19/1980   BORN: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #60 Overall in 2000   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dan Ellis Contract Information:

Ellis signed a two-year contract with Dallas in July 2013 worth $900,000 per season.

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Ellis was placed on waivers by the Panthers on Monday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Dan Ellis NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2005-06 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 .000
2006-07 26 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 .000
2007-08 27 44 23 10 3 6 2.34 87 1147 1060 .924
2008-09 28 35 11 19 4 3 2.93 96 963 867 .900
2009-10 29 31 15 13 1 1 2.69 77 848 771 .909
2010-11 30 NHL ANH 13 8 3 1 0 2.39 29 348 319 .917
2010-11 30 NHL TB 31 13 7 6 2 2.93 82 741 659 .889
2011-12 31 NHL ANH 10 1 5 0 0 2.72 19 214 195 .911
2012-13 32 NHL CAR 19 6 8 2 1 3.13 52 555 503 .906
2013-14 33 NHL DAL 14 5 6 0 1 3.04 35 349 314 .900
2013-14 33 NHL FLA 6 0 5 0 0 4.81 27 165 138 .836
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Dan Ellis – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

56:13

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Dan Ellis was on the ice for 56:13.

4:36

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Dan Ellis was on the ice for 4:36 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 52:29 4:07
2013-14 49:17 5:23
2013-14 56:13 4:36

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Dan Ellis 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr. 12 CLS Did Not Play
Apr. 10 TOR Did Not Play
Apr. 8 PHI 0 1 0 5.00 5 27 22 .815
Apr. 6 DAL Did Not Play
Apr. 4 CGY Did Not Play
Apr. 1 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar. 31 at NJ 0 1 0 6.00 6 32 26 .813
Mar. 29 MON 0 1 0 3.10 3 18 15 .833
Mar. 27 CAR 0 0 0 3.08 2 20 18 .900
Mar. 25 OTT Did Not Play
Mar. 23 at ANH 0 1 0 6.00 6 40 34 .850
Mar. 22 at LA Did Not Play
Mar. 20 at PHO Did Not Play
Mar. 18 at SJ Did Not Play
Mar. 16 VAN Did Not Play
Mar. 14 NJ Did Not Play
Mar. 13 at TB 0 1 0 5.08 5 28 23 .821
Mar. 11 PHO Did Not Play
Mar. 9 BOS Did Not Play
Mar. 7 BUF Did Not Play
Mar. 4 at BOS 0 1 0 4.14 4 20 16 .800
Mar. 2 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar. 1 at CLS Did Not Play
Feb. 27 WAS Did Not Play
Feb. 7 at CAR Did Not Play
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Feb. 6 DET Did Not Play
Feb. 4 TOR Did Not Play
Feb. 1 at CLS 1 0 0 0.00 0 26 26 1.000
Jan. 30 at TOR Did Not Play
Jan. 28 at BOS Did Not Play
Jan. 26 at DET Did Not Play
Jan. 24 COL Did Not Play
Jan. 21 at BUF Did Not Play
Jan. 20 at PIT Did Not Play
Jan. 18 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan. 16 SJ Did Not Play
Jan. 14 NYI Did Not Play
Jan. 11 at NJ Did Not Play
Jan. 9 at BUF Did Not Play
Jan. 6 at MON Did Not Play
Jan. 4 NSH 0 1 0 9.00 3 13 10 .769
Dec. 31 NYR Did Not Play
Dec. 29 MON Did Not Play
Dec. 28 DET Did Not Play
Dec. 23 TB Did Not Play
Dec. 20 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec. 19 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec. 17 at TOR 1 0 0 2.03 2 27 25 .926
Dec. 15 at MON Did Not Play
Dec. 13 WAS Did Not Play
Dec. 10 DET 0 0 0 3.87 2 14 12 .857
Dec. 8 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec. 7 at DET 1 0 0 1.00 1 28 27 .964
Dec. 5 WPG Did Not Play
Dec. 3 OTT Did Not Play
Nov. 30 PIT Did Not Play
Nov. 27 NYR Did Not Play
Nov. 25 PHI Did Not Play
Nov. 22 at CGY Did Not Play
Nov. 21 at EDM Did Not Play
Nov. 19 at VAN Did Not Play
Nov. 16 at COL Did Not Play
Nov. 15 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov. 12 ANH Did Not Play
Nov. 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Nov. 9 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov. 7 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov. 5 EDM Did Not Play
Nov. 2 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov. 1 STL Did Not Play
Oct. 27 TB Did Not Play
Oct. 25 BUF Did Not Play
Oct. 22 CHI Did Not Play
Oct. 19 MIN 0 1 0 4.14 4 33 29 .879
Oct. 17 BOS 1 0 0 2.77 3 35 32 .914
Oct. 15 at NSH 0 1 0 3.10 3 26 23 .885
Oct. 13 LA Did Not Play
Oct. 11 PIT 0 0 0 2.40 1 23 22 .957
Oct. 10 at TB Did Not Play
Oct. 8 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct. 5 at STL Did Not Play
Oct. 3 at DAL Did Not Play

Dan Ellis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellis is feeling ill and will not be available Thursday against the Maple Leafs, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Ellis allowed five goals on 27 shots in a 5-2 loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

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Ellis will draw the start in goal Tuesday against the Flyers, Erin Brown of FOX Sports Florida reports.

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Ellis made 26 saves on 32 shots in a loss to the Devils on Monday.

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Ellis is slated to start Monday's game against the Devils, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Ellis made 15 saves in a 4-1 loss to Montreal on Saturday night. He allowed three goals.

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Coach Peter Horachek said Ellis will start in net on Saturday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Ellis stopped 18 of 20 shots while coming in to relieve an injured Roberto Luongo during Thursday night's 3-0 loss to the Hurricanes.

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Ellis gave up six goals on 40 shots in a loss to the Ducks on Sunday.

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Ellis will be in net for the Panthers when they face the Ducks on Sunday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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Ellis, making his Panthers debut, surrendered five goals on 28 shots in Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.

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Ellis will be the starter in goal Thursday vs. the Lightning, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Signed to a two-year deal, Ellis will give Dallas one of the more reliable backups in the NHL to starter Kari Lehtonen. And he may have decent value if Lehtonen goes down with another injury.

2012-13

Ellis is a solid back-up goalie who could certainly eek out a .500 record in very limited action. He also won't completely ruin your cumulative categories (GAA, save %) if you press him into action. But there are better options out there for your depth twinetender.

2011-12

Ellis went 21-10-7 in 44 games played (37 starts) splitting time between the Lightning and the Ducks last season while carrying a .898 save percentage and 2.77 GAA. The veteran backup could be called upon as the No. 1 netminder if Jonas Hiller remains sidelined by vertigo again this season. If he lands in the starting role, Ellis' win potential alone would make him a viable option in all formats, but Hiller's health will go a long way toward establishing his fantasy value.

2010-11

Sure, the Bolts "say" Mike Smith will be their starter this year. But we think Ellis will rediscover his mojo in Tampa Bay and push Smith into a timeshare. Platoons are a fantasy owner's curse; platoons behind a sketchy defense corps are even worse. Be cautious on draft day.

2009-10

Ellis lost his starting job last season to Pekka Rinne, and now Rinne has the job leaving Ellis as the backup. He's not likely to start more than 20 or 25 games barring injury, but he is a decent enough goalie that if you know he's starting and need a fill in there are worse options.

2008-09

The Predators' goaltending situation took a turn for the unusual last season. After riding the bench for a few years, Chris Mason was rewarded for his patience by becoming the No. 1 goalie in Nashville. It took only a few bad starts early in the season for Mason to lose the gig, and the hot Dan Ellis stepped between the pipes and the rest is now history. Ellis' performances were so impressive late in the season that Mason became expendable in the offseason and has been shipped off to the Blues. Ellis' only flaw last season was conditioning. He regularly battled drastic weight loss after starts and usually required IV fluids and light practices afterward to recover. Aside from his conditioning, Ellis posted fabulous numbers once he wrestled the starter's role from Mason. He posted a 23-10-3 record with stellar averages of 2.34 GAA and .924 save percentage. Ellis was a shutdown goalie as well, putting on the clamps to the tune of six shutouts. While we expect Pekka Rinne to spell Ellis occasionally, Ellis will still get most of the workload and should be a very productive goalie in the 50 or so starts that he'll get this season.

2007-08

Ellis signed with Nashville as a free-agent during the off season. He has only 1 game of NHL experience, but he did post a 30-21-1 record with a 2.78 goals-against average and .894 save percentage last season at Iowa of the AHL. The coaching staff will give Ellis a shot at the back-up goalie role going into camp, but he will likely end up playing at Milwaukee of the AHL this season.

2006-07

Enters camp behind Mike Smith as the primary competition to serve as the backup to Marty Turco.

2005-06

Ellis will spend the year at Iowa of the AHL, splitting time in net with Mike Smith.

2004-05