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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Teemu Hartikainen 8 7 6 13
2. Markus Granlund 8 6 6 12
3. Stanislav Galiyev 7 4 5 9
4. Sakari Manninen 8 2 7 9
5. Ryan Spooner 6 1 8 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
39
Height
6'0" / 184 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired

Son : Haeden Ellis

Team Staff profile of Matt Ellis also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Welland Cougars GHL 46 24 26 50 8 | -
1998-99 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 47 10 8 18 6 -23 | -
1999-00 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 59 15 20 35 20 -9 | -
2000-01 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 68 21 24 45 19 10 | Playoffs 18 4 8 12 6 -2
2001-02 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 66 38 51 89 20 47 | Playoffs 15 8 6 14 6 -1
2002-03 Toledo Storm ECHL 71 27 32 59 34 | Playoffs 7 3 5 8 0
2003-04 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 64 5 10 15 23 -4 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -2
2004-05 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 79 18 23 41 59 10 | -
2005-06 Grand Rapids Griffins “C” AHL 74 20 28 48 61 18 | Playoffs 16 4 1 5 20 -2
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 16 0 0 0 6 -1 | -
Grand Rapids Griffins “C” AHL 65 26 23 49 44 0 | Playoffs 7 4 3 7 4 0
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 35 2 4 6 12 1 | -
Los Angeles Kings NHL 19 1 1 2 14 2 | -
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 45 7 5 12 12 4 | -
Portland Pirates AHL 12 2 2 4 4 -2 | -
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 3 10 13 12 -1 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 1
2010-11 Buffalo Sabres NHL 14 0 0 0 2 -4 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Portland Pirates “C” AHL 52 10 21 31 12 1 | Playoffs 11 1 5 6 4 2
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 3 5 8 25 -3 | -
2012-13 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Rochester Americans AHL 32 7 5 12 6 6 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 0
2013-14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 50 4 2 6 4 -6 | -
Rochester Americans “C” AHL 25 5 5 10 10 -7 | -
2014-15 Buffalo Sabres NHL 39 1 1 2 4 -12 | -
Rochester Americans AHL 38 7 6 13 2 -6 | -
2015-16 Rochester Americans “A” AHL 58 6 6 12 6 -12 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2019-20 Buffalo Jr. Sabres QC Int PW Asst. Coach
2020-21 Buffalo Jr. Sabres 13U AAA 13U AAA Head Coach
Buffalo Sabres NHL Dir. of Player Development
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 10 499 106 129 235 0.47 227 4 | 5 41 9 9 18 0.44 32 -2
ECHL 1 71 27 32 59 0.83 34 0 | 1 7 3 5 8 1.14 0 0
GHL 1 46 24 26 50 1.09 8 0 | 0
NHL 9 356 21 28 49 0.14 91 -20 | 2 4 1 0 1 0.25 0 1
OHL 4 240 84 103 187 0.78 65 25 | 2 33 12 14 26 0.79 12 -3
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/18/2016
10/18/2016 Confirmed Rochester Americans Retired
07/09/2015
07/09/2015 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Rochester Americans
07/03/2013
07/03/2013 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
07/19/2011
07/19/2011 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
09/01/2010
09/01/2010 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
07/09/2009
07/09/2009 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 3 #43 overall by Toronto St. Michael's Majors in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Grand Rapids Griffins

1996-97 team: Welland Tigers Bantam AAA

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