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Just Who Is Nick Ellis?

The Edmonton Oilers dipped into the NCAA pool for a couple of forwards in Patrick Russell and Drake Caggiula this past spring, but those two players weren’t the only college graduates to come to Edmonton. The Oilers elected to sign Providence College netminder Nick Ellis to an entry-level deal back in the spring. Ellis had to wait behind star Jon Gillies (yes, the Flames prospect...
Via The Oilers Rig
16 hours ago

Top 25 Under 25: #6 Jon Gillies

The Flames future goal tender had surgery last season, but should be ready to go for this season. #6: Jon Gillies Position: G Age: 22 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2012 #75 (Round 3) The man between the pipes since Miikka Kiprusoff walked away has been a revolving door of mediocrity for the Calgary Flames. There is hope though, that the giant 22 year old in Stockton will end...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
3 days ago

Calgary Flames Sign Frozen Four Hero Jon Gillies To Entry-Level Contract

Jon Gillies has jumped out of the frying pan and into the Flames. The 21-year-old Providence College junior goaltender, fresh off a 49-save victory against Boston College in the Frozen Four Final, has signed an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Calgary Flames. Calgary drafted Gillies 75th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft. The contract is a three-year deal...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames sign goalie Gillies of NCAA champion Providence to 3-year deal

  NCAA champion goaltender Jon Gillies has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames. Gillies made 49 saves for Providence in a 4-3 win over Boston University on Saturday to end his college career with an NCAA championship. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound goalie from South Portland, Maine, was the Most Outstanding Player of the Frozen Four tournament. Calgary drafted...
Via Associated Press
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames sign NCAA champion goalie Gillies to 3-year deal

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) NCAA champion goaltender Jon Gillies has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames. Gillies made 49 saves for Providence in a 4-3 win over Boston University on Saturday to end his college career with an NCAA championship. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound goalie from South Portland, Maine, was the Most Outstanding Player of the Frozen Four tournament...
Via Associated Press
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Notes: Jon Gillies, Jack Eichel Headline All-Tournament Team

BOSTON — Providence toppled Boston University in a thrilling national championship game Saturday night, scoring the final two goals to seal a 4-3, come-from-behind victory at TD Garden. The tight nature of the contest was reflected in the All-Tournament team, which was evenly split between PC and BU. Goalie Jon Gillies (the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player), forward Mark...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Gillies Backstops Providence To First Title, Denies BU In Final

BOSTON — The Providence College Friars were the final team to earn entry into the 2015 NCAA tournament. Then, they went ahead and won the whole darn thing. When the clock hit triple zeros Saturday night at TD Garden, the scoreboard read: Providence 4, Boston University — and its haul of trophies, and its lofty ranking, and its Jack Eichel — 3. “We beat a terrific opponent...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence’s Gillies Makes Sprawling Save In Final Minute Vs. BU (GIF)

When did it become legal for Tim Thomas to go back to college? Oh, right. That’s just Providence College goaltender Jon Gillies doing his best imitation of Thomas’ sprawling save in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. After Providence tied the game on an ugly Boston University own goal and then took the lead shortly thereafter, the Terriers came about as close to burying a game-tying...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Preview: Forces collide between PC, Lowell

Providence will take on UMass-Lowell in a Hockey East home-and-home series this weekend, pitting a pair of national top-sixes in a couple of key team categories. Anchored by stellar goaltender Jon Gillies, PC’s team defense ranks sixth in the nation, having allowed 2.04 opposing goals per game. UML’s offense also ranks sixth in the nation, averaging […] The post Hockey East...
Via Along the Boards
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

US beats Czech Republic 5-1 in world juniors

Providence's Jon Gillies made 23 saves to help the United States open its world junior title defense with a 5-1 victory over the Czech Republic on Thursday. Miami of Ohio's Riley Barber, Denver's Will Butcher, Minnesota's Hudson Fasching, Colorado College's Jaccob Slavin and Notre Dame's Vince Hinostroza scored for the United States. ''It's always good to get the cobwebs out and...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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