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Will Nashville’s defense regress during the transition to a new coach?

One of the biggest question marks this season isn’t necessarily about how the forwards will generate offense for the Predators, but more so how Nashville’s defensive corp will play with the potential for a brand new system and if having assistant coach Phil Housley back this season will help ease the transition from Barry Trotz to Peter Laviolette. Speaking with Housley during...
Via The Predatorial
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators News: Ryan Ellis still not close to new contract

One Nashville Predators roster spot remains unfulfilled, and Ryan Ellis appears no closer to re-signing than he did when summer began.#484631919 / gettyimages.comAs GM David Poile told Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean a couple of weeks ago, "Like 99 percent of negotiations that aren't done at this time we just don't agree exactly on what the dollars should be,"...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators updates regarding Mike Fisher and Ryan Ellis

The Tennessean's Josh Cooper updated two important items on the Nashville front today, and the first comes via a tip from According to Cooper, Predators forward Mike Fisher's not exactly going to return in a hurry from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles' tendon: There is no change in the timeline for forward Mike Fisher's recovery from a ruptured...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Player Preview: Ryan Ellis

Position: Defenseman (Right-handed) Age at the start of the season: 23 (Birthday: January 3rd, 1991) 2013-2014 Statistics: 80 games played – 6 goals, 21 assists, +9, 24 PIM 2013-2014 Possession Statistic Highlights: Was Nashville’s highest rated Corsi defenseman (50.3%) in the 2013-2014 season. In 5-on-5 situations when the score was tied and when the Predators were leading...
Via The Predatorial
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Poile on RFA Ryan Ellis: “We’re a ways apart”

We spoke with Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile earlier today and, among other things, he offered an update on the negotiations between the team and restricted free agent defenseman Ryan Ellis. “We’re having on-going discussions,” he said. “We’re a ways apart. Obviously, if we weren’t we would have a deal done.” The former Windsor Spitfire captain had...
Via Section 303
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators player takes soccer ball crotch shot

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis took an accidental shot in the groin from a soccer ball kicked by a teammate before Wednesday night's playoff game against the Detroit Red Wings. The incident was aired on CBC network's Hockey Night In Canada pregame coverage of the Predators-Red Wings game, with Ron MacLean describing it as Ellis getting "ping-ponged in...
Via Holdout Sports
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Ryan Ellis recalled from Milwaukee

NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL RYAN ELLIS FROM MILWAUKEE   Nashville, Tenn. (February 27, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee (AHL).   Ellis, 21 (1/3/91), has appeared in 22 games for Nashville this season, posting nine points (3g-6a), including two...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Ellis provides spark in 3-2 win over Chicago

With the slumping Chicago Blackhawks pressing in the third period, the Nashville Predators needed a spark of some sort. They got one in the form of a rookie defenseman.Ryan Ellis returned to the lineup after a one-game absence from the lineup, his second healthy scratch since being called up to Nashville in December. Ellis collected two points in the Predators’ 3-2 win over Chicago...
Via Smashville 24/7
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Ellis as the Human Rocket Ship from Upper Deck and the NHLPA

In the preseason Upper Deck and the NHLPA put on their annual Boot Camp for NHL rookies where they were trained on how to deal with the media, the fans, and life in the NHL.As a part of the event, Upper Deck has put together a series of humorous videos including this one that stars the Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis. Check it out. You will find it entertaining, I'm sure...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Ellis to Make NHL Debut Tonight Against Red Wings

The Nashville Predators announced that Ryan Ellis would make his NHL debut in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings at Bridgestone Arena at 7 p.m. (FS-TN).Here is the full release from the Predators...NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL RYAN ELLIS FROM MILWAUKEENashville, Tenn. (December 26, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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