Mobile Site You Are Here > > > >

Photo of

Matt Ellis

\EHL-ihs\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 208 lbs. (94 kg)

Born: August 31, 1981 in Welland, Ontario
Amateur Teams: Toronto St. Michael's Majors



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 25 DET NHL 16 0 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0.0 89 5:35
2007-08 26 TOT NHL 54 3 5 8 3 26 2 0 1 1 5 0 0 66 4.5 102 429 7:57 53 61 46.5 28 16 17 9
2007-08 26 DET NHL 35 2 4 6 1 12 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 28 7.1 41 188 5:23 43 44 49.4 15 2 6 3
2007-08 26 LAK NHL 19 1 1 2 2 14 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 38 2.6 61 241 12:41 10 17 37.0 13 14 11 6
2008-09 27 BUF NHL 45 7 5 12 4 12 7 0 0 2 4 1 0 73 9.6 103 397 8:50 112 127 46.9 21 19 13 7
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 72 3 10 13 -1 12 3 0 0 1 10 0 0 112 2.7 177 652 9:03 141 141 50.0 33 20 18 11
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 14 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0.0 39 141 10:03 28 30 48.3 8 7 4 1
2011-12 30 BUF NHL 60 3 5 8 -3 25 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 85 3.5 140 583 9:43 117 127 48.0 34 17 22 7
2012-13 31 BUF NHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 9 37 6:12 15 21 41.7 0 3 0 2
2013-14 32 BUF NHL 50 4 2 6 -6 4 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 70 5.7 102 474 9:28 69 97 41.6 37 24 17 3
2014-15 33 BUF NHL 39 1 1 2 -12 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 29 3.4 40 325 8:19 100 105 48.8 10 16 12 2
7 yrs BUF NHL 286 18 23 41 -22 57 18 0 0 5 22 1 0 397 4.5 610 2608 9:07 582 648 47.3 143 106 86 33
2 yrs DET NHL 51 2 4 6 0 18 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 50 4.0 63 278 5:27 43 44 49.4 15 2 6 3
1 yr LAK NHL 19 1 1 2 2 14 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 38 2.6 61 241 12:41 10 17 37.0 13 14 11 6
Career NHL 356 21 28 49 -20 89 20 0 1 6 27 1 0 485 4.3 734 3127 8:47 635 709 47.2 171 122 103 42

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 26 2 Teams NHL 54 307 302 50.4 -5.5 239 237 50.2 -5.6 7.2 94.0 101.2 56.1 43.9
2007-08 26 Detroit Red Wings NHL 35 187.1 167 114 59.4 -0.6 129 92 58.4 -2.0 8.7 90.0 98.7 78.2 21.8
2007-08 26 Los Angeles Kings NHL 19 190.4 140 188 42.7 -6.6 110 145 43.1 -5.4 5.4 96.9 102.3 28.4 71.6
2008-09 27 Buffalo Sabres NHL 45 355.6 291 350 45.4 -2.2 230 255 47.4 -0.1 6.6 95.6 102.2 48.1 51.9
2009-10 28 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 628.3 580 521 52.7 2.8 456 401 53.2 3.4 5.7 93.4 99.1 46.6 53.4
2010-11 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 14 136.0 109 115 48.7 5.2 78 78 50.0 5.9 0.0 92.3 92.3 56.6 43.4
2011-12 30 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 559.9 479 474 50.3 0.0 357 362 49.7 -0.2 5.7 92.6 98.3 45.4 54.6
2012-13 31 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 34.3 20 30 40.0 -20.0 16 20 44.4 -12.8 0.0 100.0 100.0 61.9 38.1
2013-14 32 Buffalo Sabres NHL 50 397.7 288 383 42.9 -0.9 215 260 45.3 0.8 5.2 92.4 97.6 40.9 59.1
2014-15 33 Buffalo Sabres NHL 39 276.8 192 324 37.2 -0.9 151 236 39.0 -1.2 4.3 90.1 94.4 31.1 68.9
7 yrs NHL 50 2388.4 1959 2197 47.1 1.6 1503 1612 48.3 2.0 5.3 93.0 98.2 44.4 55.6
Career NHL 39 2765.9 2573 2801 47.9 -0.1 1981 2086 48.7 0.2 5.7 93.2 98.9 47.1 52.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 25 DET NHL 16 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.38 1.38 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 -1 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
2007-08 26 TOT NHL 54 3 0.06 0.09 0.15 0.05 0.48 1.22 3 5 8 3 13 0 15 5 3 0.0 0.6 0.5
2007-08 26 DET NHL 35 2 0.06 0.11 0.17 0.06 0.34 0.80 2 4 6 2 8 0 7 0 1 0.3 0.3 0.6
2007-08 26 LAK NHL 19 1 0.05 0.05 0.11 0.04 0.74 2.00 1 1 2 1 5 0 8 5 2 -0.4 0.3 0.0
2008-09 27 BUF NHL 45 5 0.16 0.11 0.27 0.11 0.27 1.62 7 5 12 5 13 1 11 3 4 0.9 0.6 1.5
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 72 4 0.04 0.14 0.18 0.06 0.17 1.56 3 10 13 4 20 1 20 0 -1 -0.2 0.7 0.6
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 14 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.43 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -4 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
2011-12 30 BUF NHL 60 3 0.05 0.08 0.13 0.05 0.42 1.42 3 5 8 3 15 0 20 2 -3 -0.4 0.5 0.1
2012-13 31 BUF NHL 6 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
2013-14 32 BUF NHL 50 3 0.08 0.04 0.12 0.05 0.08 1.40 5 2 7 3 9 0 24 9 -6 -0.2 0.5 0.3
2014-15 33 BUF NHL 39 1 0.03 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.10 0.74 1 1 2 1 5 0 25 8 -12 -0.6 -0.1 -0.7
7 yrs BUF NHL 286 16 0.06 0.08 0.14 0.06 0.20 1.39 19 23 42 17 62 2 104 22 -22 -1.0 2.2 1.2
2 yrs DET NHL 51 2 0.04 0.08 0.12 0.04 0.35 0.98 2 4 6 2 9 0 9 0 0 0.1 0.3 0.4
1 yr LAK NHL 19 1 0.05 0.05 0.11 0.04 0.74 2.00 1 1 2 1 5 0 8 5 2 -0.4 0.3 0.0
Career NHL 356 19 0.06 0.08 0.14 0.05 0.25 1.36 22 28 50 20 76 2 121 27 -20 -1.3 2.9 1.5

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 9 29 9:44 8 11 42.1 2 0 0 0
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 11:32 7 3 70.0 1 0 0 1
Career NHL 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 11 41 10:11 15 14 51.7 3 0 0 1

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2009-10 28 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 27.3 20 33 37.7 -5.9 14 27 34.1 -11.1 10.0 100.0 110.0 30.0 70.0
2010-11 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 10.6 6 9 40.0 -2.4 5 7 41.7 2.2 100.0 55.6 44.4
Career NHL 3 37.9 26 42 38.2 -4.9 19 34 35.8 -7.2 10.0 100.0 110.0 42.1 57.9

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1998-99 17 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 47 10 8 18 -23 6 8 2 0 1
1999-00 18 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 59 15 20 35 -9 20 11 3 1 3
2000-01 19 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 68 21 24 45 10 19 15 6 0 6
2001-02 20 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 66 38 51 89 47 20 22 15 1 6
2002-03 21 Toledo Storm ECHL 71 27 32 59 34
2003-04 22 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 64 5 10 15 23
2004-05 23 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 79 18 23 41 10 59 13 1 4 1
2005-06 24 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 74 20 28 48 18 61 14 3 3 2 202 9.9
2006-07 25 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 65 26 23 49 0 44 11 10 5 5 256 10.2
2008-09 27 Portland Pirates AHL 12 2 2 4 -2 4 2 0 0 0 36 5.6
2010-11 29 Portland Pirates AHL 52 10 21 31 1 12 4 4 2 3 145 6.9
2012-13 31 Rochester Americans AHL 32 7 5 12 6 6 4 2 1 1 75 9.3
Career 7 Seasons AHL 378 88 112 200 33 209 48 20 15 12 714 9.1
Career 1 Season ECHL 71 27 32 59 34
Career 4 Seasons OHL 240 84 103 187 25 65 56 26 2 16

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2000-01 19 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 18 4 8 12 -2 6 3 1 0 1
2001-02 20 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 15 8 6 14 -1 6 0 6 2 1
2002-03 21 Toledo Storm ECHL 7 3 5 8 0
2003-04 22 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 4 0 0 0 2
2005-06 24 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 16 4 1 5 -2 20 4 0 0 1 43 9.3
2006-07 25 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 7 4 3 7 0 4 2 1 1 2 36 11.1
2010-11 29 Portland Pirates AHL 11 1 5 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 30 3.3
2012-13 31 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
Career 5 Seasons AHL 41 9 9 18 0 32 7 1 1 3 116 7.8
Career 1 Season ECHL 7 3 5 8 0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 33 12 14 26 -3 12 3 7 2 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Matt Ellis 1.5 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.7
Don Blackburn 77.6 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Robert Petrovicky 73.0 1.4 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.5
Craig Darby 72.4 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Denny Lambert 72.1 1.5 0.7 0.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.3
Ken Priestlay 71.4 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.3 -0.4
Don Metz 70.9 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Mark Kumpel 70.2 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Cody McCormick 66.3 1.5 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0
Nevin Markwart 66.1 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.4
Steve Tuttle 66.0 1.5 0.6 0.5
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Matt Ellis 1.5 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.7
Don Blackburn 77.6 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Ken Priestlay 71.4 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.3 -0.4
Mark Kumpel 70.2 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Steve Tuttle 66.0 1.5 0.6 0.5
Jamie Wright 64.6 1.5 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.2
Patrick Rissmiller 63.5 1.5 0.9 0.6 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Jeremy Stevenson 61.0 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
John LeBlanc 58.1 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Terry Gray 58.1 1.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Mark Hartigan 57.2 1.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

May 10, 2002: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, May 10, 2002.

February 21, 2008: Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Detroit, February 21, 2008.

October 1, 2008: Claimed on waivers by Buffalo from Los Angeles, October 1, 2008.

Links

Error? Google Search WhatIfSports: Matt Ellis