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Dan Ellis, Stars shut out NHL-leading Ducks 2-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Dan Ellis made 26 saves against his former team in his 14th career shutout, and Trevor Daley scored in the Dallas Stars' 2-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Jonas Hiller stopped 25 shots for the NHL-leading Ducks, who were shut out for the first time all season. Anaheim has lost three of five at Honda Center after opening the season 20-0-2...
Via Fox Sports West
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars goalie Dan Ellis protects his face instead of the net

Dan Ellis has problems. Not job problems - he's the Dallas Stars' backup, and he's... ok, fine. He has job problems. He has just one win and three losses so far, a .895 save percentage and a huge 3.60 GAA. Perhaps misplaced priorities are why he's having issues:   If you didn't laugh at Dan Ellis for 10 minutes already after I implored you to, just look...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Dallas Stars look to bounce back

After a disappointing visit to Minnesota, the Dallas Stars are hoping a couple days of rest will allow them to recover. The Dallas Stars failed in the goals scored department as well as the goals against department in a defeat to the division rival, Minnesota Wild, which saw the Dallas Stars give up 5 goals, while only netting one goal. This marked the first time this season that...
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ellis give Stars reliable and proven backup in net

FRISCO, Texas -- Considering that the Dallas Stars are just one game into the 2013-14 regular season, it might be at least a week before Stars fans get their first glimpse of backup goaltender Dan Ellis between the pipes. Ellis, 33, is a veteran netminder who started his career in the Dallas organization as the 60th overall pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft and who also made his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sign bring back goalie Dan Ellis in free agency

Free agent goaltender Dan Ellis has signed a two-year, $1.8 million contract with Dallas, where he made his NHL debut nine years ago. The deal announced Friday was the latest in a busy week for the Stars, who have made two trades to acquire three centers. The 33-year-old Ellis was 6-8-2 in 19 appearances with Carolina last season. He has a 2.73 goals-against average and a .908...
Via Fox Sports
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Ellis To Dallas

on Dan Ellis: $900,000 AAV on his deal with Dallas — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 5, 2013 2-year deal.
Via Kukla's Korner
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFA Preview: Dan Ellis

Next up on the UFA Preview series is Dan Ellis of the Carolina Hurricanes. Once July 5 rolls around, if he is not re-signed by his current team, he is open to conversing and signing with any team in the league. Dan Ellis | G 6'1 | 191lbs 6/19/80; Age: 33 Past Contracts  Signed in 2008: 2-years, $3.5 million; $1.75 million cap hit Signed in 2010: 2-years...
Via Fang Faction
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Ellis vs. UFA Back-ups

Early in the season, many fans thought the Hurricanes found a solution to their long-standing problem of acquiring a suitable back-up to Cam Ward in Dan Ellis. Originally signed to a professional tryout contract with the Charlotte Checkers, Ellis played tremendously during the NHL lockout and earned the back-up job in training camp. His performance in the first few months of the...
Via Shutdown Line
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes activate G Dan Ellis from IR

The Carolina Hurricanes have activated goalie Dan Ellis from injured reserve. The team announced the move Monday, a few hours before its game at Montreal. Ellis had been out since suffering a cut near his left knee in the final minute of a loss to New Jersey on March 21. He was brought in during the offseason to back up Cam Ward, an All-Star who will be out at least two more weeks...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Checkers have no problem with Dan Ellis

The majority of my posts about the Checkers have been focused on their high-powered offense and whether or not it is sustainable in the long-run. This team's offense and scoring depth has played a large role in their hot start to the season, but something that might be getting overshadowed is the terrific play of goaltender Dan Ellis. After signing a tryout deal and beating out...
Via Shutdown Line
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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