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MATT ELLIS RECALLED FROM ROCHESTER

Saturday, 12.14.2013 / 9:49 AM ET / News
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MATT ELLIS RECALLED FROM ROCHESTER
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Matt Ellis from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Matt Ellis

Fresh off his shootout winner in Friday's Frozen Frontier game in Rochester, Matt Ellis has been recalled by the Buffalo Sabres for today's game against Calgary.

Ellis (8/31/81, 6'1", 208 lbs) joins the Sabres for his first call-up of the season. He last played for the Sabres in a six-game stint to start the 2012-13 season. While serving as captain for the Amerks this season, Ellis has appeared in 25 games and notched 10 points (5+5).

Ellis has totaled 33 points (13+20) in 197 games with the Sabres since the team claimed him off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings in 2008. In 267 total NHL games with Buffalo, Los Angeles and Detroit, Ellis has amassed 41 points (16+25). He signed a two-year, two-way NHL contract with the Sabres in July 2013.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
N. Deslauriers 82 5 10 -24 15
A. Meszaros 60 7 7 -13 14
A. Benoit 59 1 8 -19 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Lindback 4 8 2 .924 2.76
M. Hackett 0 4 1 .884 4.32