Ellis scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to Dallas. Ellis opened up the scoring in just 19 seconds of play, with the tally marking a new career-high 10 goals for the blueliner. The 25-year-old is having his best campaign with the Predators, setting new milestones across the board. The 2009 first-round pick enters the playoffs after posting 32 points in the regular season.
Ellis (upper body) will play in Tuesday's game against the Avalanche, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Ellis missed the last two games due to his upper-body injury, but he took the ice for pregame warmups Tuesday, signaling his return. He was surging prior to his injury, recording three points and a plus-3 rating in his previous four games.
Ellis (upper body) will not play Saturday against the Sharks. Ellis will not take the ice as he continues to deal with an upper-body injury that also hindered his status for Thursday's loss to the Penguins. Stefan Elliot figures to be the main beneficiary in playing time during Ellis' absence.
Ellis (upper body) was not a participant in morning skate Thursday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. The Predators are on the road to take on the Penguins, and fantasy owners shouldn't count on Ellis being available for that contest since he missed the skate. He's a tough one to replace, given how he logs close to 21 minutes of ice time per game, including a smidge over two minutes on the man advantage. Stefan Elliott stands to pick up playing time if Ellis indeed misses the upcoming match.
Ellis (upper body) was injured in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Dallas, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. The former first-round pick has set career highs for goals and assists this season while playing over 20 minutes per night. Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated that Ellis would be evaluated Wednesday, but no further updates on his status have been given. If Ellis isn't able to play Thursday in Pittsburgh, expect the recently recalled Stefan Elliott to step into the lineup.
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