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Ryan Ellis

Ryan Ellis

Nashville Predators

Ellis tied the game at 1-1 in the first period in the 9-4 defeat on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: At a 16 points in 16 games (+9), Ellis is an excellent defenseman for fantasy.


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Ellis helped Colton Sissons in the second period of the 6-1 victory.

Fantasy Impact: With 15 points in 15 games (+10), Ellis should be on fantasy teams.


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Ryan Ellis managed one assist against the Boston Bruins Saturday night.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis now has eight assists and no goals through fourteen games. With only twenty-one shots on goal this season, Ellis makes his contributions primarily in the assist column.


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Ellis put the Predators on the board in the first period as they lost 4-3 to Tampa Bay.

Fantasy Impact: With five points in eight games, Ellis could be worth something in fantasy.


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Ellis scored in the second period of the Predators' 3-2 overtime loss to the Coyotes.

Fantasy Impact: The defenseman started his season on Tuesday. Last year he had 38 points in 71 games (+17).


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Ryan Ellis is still recovering from knee surgery and will miss the start of the regular season. The injury which happened during the Predators Stanley Cup run is expected to take 4-6 months to heal which puts his return at around December. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: The 26-year old defenseman posted career highs last season with 16 goals, 38 points and a plus-17 rating in 71 regular season games. With a loaded defense core Nashville can be patient with Ellis and gear towards another long playoff run.


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Ryan Ellis scored the opening goal Tuesday night on a power-play during the Predators 2-1 victory over the Saint Louis Blues.

Fantasy Impact: The goalkeeping of Pekka Rinne and Jake Allen kept game-four scoreless, until Ryan Ellis was able to start the scoring yet again with a rebounded power-play-goal at the 5:09 mark of the third period. Ellis has been a consistent game-changer for the Predators during the post-season. As a matter of fact, the Alternate Captain has scored a point or more in every playoff game with the exception of April 13th in Chicago. With the Predators defensive lines playing at such a consistent and elite level, paired with the leadership and experience of Pekka Rinne, this will be a team that can certainly make a bid for a championship appearance.


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Ryan Ellis scored the opening-goal during Sunday's 3-1 victory over the Saint Louis Blues.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis recorded the goal at the 10:34 mark of the first period. Teammates P.K. Subban and Filip Forsberg provided the assists before Ellis let a one-timer rip from the middle of the high slot. The 26-year-old defenseman has been putting in work during this series with an average of 28 shifts and 21 minutes and 15 seconds of time-on-ice through three games with Saint Louis.


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Ryan Ellis scored two goals and earned two penalty minutes during Monday's 3-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis made the most of his scoring opportunities at the 16:44 mark of the second period and the 6:35 mark of the third period. He is having his best season, strictly from a points perspective, with 34 points through 62 games-played. P.K. Subban's absence with injury could explain the increase in scoring from Ellis, but Ellis has improved his game this season and his chemistry with the team shows.


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Ryan Ellis scored a goal during Sunday's 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis sent a one-timer straight into the net from the high slot at the 2:24 mark of the first period to put the Predators up 1-0. He has scored well, for a defenseman, over his last five games with four points. Ellis holds 24 points through 50 contests on the season.


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Ryan Ellis earned two assists during Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis made both assists to Viktor Arvidsson, earning him two points Saturday. Ellis has been performing at a moderate pace, but he has put on consecutive performances with assists now. He currently has 23 points through 47 games this season with three points over his last five games.


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Ryan Ellis earned an assist during Thursday's 4-3 defeat to the New York Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis had not scored a point since January 22nd heading into Thursday's match-up, but luckily he was able to be credited with an assist in the third period. Ellis now has 21 points through 46 games played this season.


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Ryan Ellis scored two goals during Thursday night's 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis had a career game that started off when he started a rush down the ice and finished it off with his first goal, putting the Predators up 2-0. His second goal came on a power play where Ellis netted a marker that five-holed Calgary goalie Chad Johnson. This was Ellis's first multi-goal game in the NHL and he now has a plus five rating on the season. With P.K. Subban expected back next week and Ellis playing at this level, the Predators Defense should be humming throughout the second half of the season.


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Ellis recorded two assists, two shots with a rating of +1 in the 4-3 victory.

Fantasy Impact: He has three assists in the past two games after scoring 32 points in the regular season as a defensemen. He needs to at least be a consideration when debating your DFS lineup this late into the playoffs.


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Ellis recorded an assist, one shot and a rating of +1.

Fantasy Impact: With fewer games being played with fewer teams, defensemen who scored 32 points in the regular season move up the rankings when considering whom to play in DFS.


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