Found December 26, 2011 on Smashville 24/7:
With Shea Weber seemingly doubtful for tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Predators have called up defenseman Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee. Earlier today, Weber left the ice just a few minutes into morning skate; head coach Barry Trotz did not have any update on his status during the media availability. If Ellis is in the lineup tonight, it will be his NHL debut.The following is a press release from the Predators...Nashville, Tenn. (December 26, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee (AHL). The Freelton, Ont., native is scheduled to make his NHL debut tonight against the Detroit Red Wings.Ellis, 20 (1/3/91), is tied for ninth among American Hockey League defensemen, and tied for first among rookie blueliners, in points with 17 (4g-13a) in 26 games. One of the most decorated defensemen in Canadian Hockey League history, Ellis became just the ...
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