Ryan Ellis Philadelphia Flyers logo

Age 31 Jan 3, 1991
Hamilton CAN
Defense shoots right
5'10" 178 cm
180 lbs 82 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2018
Agent Richard Curran
Draft Year 2009
Drafted Overall 11
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Nashville Predators logo

Transaction History
Jun 29, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (pelvis) is making improvement during his rehab but remains questionable for the start of training camp, Sam Carchidi of Philly Hockey Now reports.
May 1, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis is dealing with a pelvic injury and is not expected to need surgery this offseason, Sam Carchidi of Philly Hockey Now reports.
Apr 29, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) is expected to be healthy by the start of next season, per interim head coach Mike Yeo, Sam Carchidi of Philly Hockey Now reports.
Mar 21, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) will not return during the 2021-22 campaign, Charlie O'Connor of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) continues to not make progress in his return from injury, and Sam Carchidi of Philly Hockey Now reports the defenseman's season is likely over.
Jan 3, 2022 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) has cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols but remains out indefinitely. Coach Mike Yeo told reporters, "It's just not making a lot of progress right now," Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Dec 26, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Sunday, according to Bill Meltzer of (NHL).com.
Nov 18, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks but won't require surgery, Adam Kimelman of (NHL).com reports.
Nov 16, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Adam Kimelman of (NHL).com reports.
Nov 15, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) re-injured himself and is now considered week-to-week, per coach Alain Vigneault, Olivia Reiner of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Nov 13, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis notched a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Stars.
Nov 13, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) will return to the lineup Saturday versus Dallas, Bill Meltzer of (NHL).com reports.
Nov 11, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) won't play Friday versus Carolina, but coach Alain Vigneault is "very optimistic" that the veteran defender will be available for Saturday's matchup with Dallas, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Nov 10, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) will not be an option versus Toronto on Wednesday, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Nov 9, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) "has a chance" to play Wednesday against Toronto, according to Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Nov 6, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | According to coach Alain Vigneault, Ellis (lower body) has an "outside chance" of returning to action Wednesday versus Toronto, The Athletic Philadelphia's Charlie O'Connor reports.
Nov 1, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis -- who is dealing with a lower-body issue -- will not be ready to play in Tuesday's clash with Arizona, Adam Kimelman of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 30, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (undisclosed) won't play Saturday versus the Flames.
Oct 28, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (undisclosed) won't play Thursday versus the Canucks.
Oct 26, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (undisclosed) will not play against Edmonton on Wednesday but is still considered day-to-day.
Oct 25, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision versus Edmonton on Wednesday.
Oct 23, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (undisclosed) won't play Saturday versus Florida, Adam Kimelman of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 22, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis is doubtful to play Saturday against the Panthers due to an undisclosed injury, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Oct 18, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis scored a goal on his only shot in Monday's 6-1 win over Seattle.
Oct 15, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (lower body) logged two assists, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Canucks.
Oct 15, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | As expected, Ellis (lower body) will be in the lineup for Friday's season opener versus the Canucks, Adam Kimelman of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 12, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis is dealing with a lower-body issue, but there's currently no concern regarding his status for Friday's season opener versus Vancouver, Broad Street Buzz's Ariel Melendez reports.
Oct 10, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis took maintenance days Saturday and Sunday due to "bumps and bruises" and did not practice, Bill Meltzer of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 5, 2021 Philadelphia Flyers | Ryan Ellis | Ellis has one assist while logging 20:56 through three preseason games for the Flyers.
Jul 17, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Ryan Ellis from the Nashville Predators for Nolan Patrick and Philippe Myers
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May 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis posted an assist, three shots on goal, two blocked shots and two PIM in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 6.
May 24, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis posted an assist in a 4-3 double-overtime win over the Hurricanes for Game 4 on Sunday.
May 17, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis posted an assist, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and two hits in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes in Game 1.
May 10, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis is expected to be a healthy scratch for Monday's tilt with the Hurricanes, (NHL).com reports.
May 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis crafted two assists Monday in a 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.
Apr 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis scored twice on five shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers.
Apr 23, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis registered two assists, three blocked shots, two shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 3-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 11, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Sunday's 3-2 shootout win over the Stars.
Apr 10, 2021 Activated Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Mar 21, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (upper body) underwent surgery earlier this month, Robby Stanley of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 2, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis collected an assist in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Feb 11, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis registered a power-play goal on three shots and had two blocks Thursday in a 3-2 win over Detroit.
Feb 6, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis extended his current point streak to four games with an assist in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Panthers.
Jan 23, 2021 Nashville Predators | Ryan Ellis | Ellis was held off the scoresheet for the third time in four games in Friday's 7-0 blowout loss to the Stars.
Feb 21, 2020 Activated Nashville Predators | activated D Ryan Ellis from injured reserve.
Aug 14, 2018 Nashville Predators | signed D Ryan Ellis to an eight-year, $50 million contract extension.
Jan 2, 2018 Activated Nashville Predators | activated D Ryan Ellis from injured reserve.
Oct 4, 2017 Injured Nashville Predators | placed D Ryan Ellis on IR.
Dec 13, 2016 Activated Nashville Predators | activated D Ryan Ellis from injured reserve.
Jan 9, 2015 Injured Nashville Predators | placed D Ryan Ellis on IR.
Apr 6, 2013 Assigned Nashville Predators | Re-assigned D Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL).
Apr 4, 2013 Recalled Nashville Predators | recalled D Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee (AHL).
Mar 25, 2013 Assigned Nashville Predators | Re-assigned D Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Nashville Predators | assigned D Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL).
Feb 27, 2012 Recalled Nashville Predators | (Ryan Ellis) has been recalled from the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL).
Feb 24, 2012 Assigned Nashville Predators | (Ryan Ellis) has been assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL).
Dec 26, 2011 Recalled Nashville Predators | (Ryan Ellis) recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).
Oct 3, 2011 Assigned Nashville Predators | (Ryan Ellis) assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Ryan Ellis
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers logo 4 1 4 5 2 0 69 66.70 47.00 3.90 50.90 5.30 0.87 1.74
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2005-2006 Mississauga Reps U15 AAA Big Nickel Bantam 7 1 2 3 6
2006-2007 Cambridge Hawks U16 AAA ALLIANCE U16 75 37 56 93 151
2006-2007 Cambridge Hawks U16 AAA OHL Cup 4 0 2 2 10
2007-2008 Windsor Spitfires OHL 63 15 48 63 51 Playoffs 5 2 3 5 0
2007-2008 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 3 4 7 0
2007-2008 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 6 1 8 9 8
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Windsor Spitfires OHL 57 22 67 89 57 Playoffs 20 8 23 31 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 6 7 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Windsor Spitfires M-Cup 6 3 1 4 4 Playoffs 20 8 23 31 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 4 5 16
2009-2010 Windsor Spitfires OHL 48 12 49 61 38 Playoffs 19 3 30 33 0
2009-2010 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 7 8 2
2009-2010 Windsor Spitfires M-Cup 4 0 5 5 6 Playoffs 19 3 30 33 0
2009-2010 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 0 0 4
2010-2011 Windsor Spitfires OHL 58 24 76 100 61 Playoffs 18 6 13 19 0
2010-2011 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 3 7 10 2
2010-2011 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 29 4 15 19 8
2011-2012 Nashville Predators NHL 32 3 8 11 4 400 58.06 50.04 -1.14 51.79 4.45 0.15 0.90 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 32 5 9 14 18 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Nashville Predators NHL 32 2 4 6 15 428 46.15 51.07 4.81 49.38 4.77 0.00 0.42
2013-2014 Nashville Predators NHL 80 6 21 27 24 1,091 55.56 55.63 6.06 50.10 2.54 0.33 1.04
2013-2014 Canada WC 8 1 4 5 0
2014-2015 Nashville Predators NHL 58 9 18 27 27 892 57.14 57.35 3.16 55.92 3.68 0.47 1.41 Playoffs 6 0 3 3 0
2015-2016 Nashville Predators NHL 79 10 22 32 35 1,314 55.88 56.88 4.71 54.92 2.66 0.27 0.91 Playoffs 14 0 6 6 0
2015-2016 Canada WC 5 1 1 2 0
2016-2017 Nashville Predators NHL 71 16 22 38 29 1,276 54.46 51.32 -0.40 49.65 -1.49 0.47 0.94 Playoffs 22 5 8 13 0
2017-2018 Nashville Predators NHL 44 9 23 32 6 770 63.38 53.76 1.84 56.27 4.22 0.47 1.48 Playoffs 13 0 5 5 0
2018-2019 Nashville Predators NHL 82 7 34 41 20 1,486 54.47 51.94 1.31 51.01 -2.01 0.16 1.05 Playoffs 6 0 3 3 0
2019-2020 Nashville Predators NHL 49 8 30 38 19 865 61.70 55.60 7.90 53.60 2.90 0.21 1.60 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2020-2021 Nashville Predators NHL 35 5 13 18 10 627 52.80 52.70 3.70 53.40 4.10 0.29 1.34 Playoffs 6 1 4 5 0
2021-2022 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 1 4 5 0 69 66.70 47.00 3.90 50.90 5.30 0.87 1.74
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Active Contract

Signing Team Nashville Predators logo
Signing Date August 14, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Richard Curran
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $50,000,000 7.58% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
UFA
AAV $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $5,300,000 $7,700,000 $5,300,000 $7,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,500,000 $4,500,000
Signing Bonuses $7,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,700,000 $5,300,000 $7,700,000 $5,300,000 $7,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,500,000 $4,500,000
Minors Salary $7,700,000 $5,300,000 $7,700,000 $5,300,000 $7,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,500,000 $4,500,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Nashville Predators logo
Signing Date October 5, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Agent Richard Curran
Standard Contract | 5 Years $12,500,000 3.62% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
UFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Nashville Predators logo
Signing Date October 19, 2009
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $4,500,000 1.58% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $900,000 $870,000 $840,000 $840,000 $840,000
RFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,470,000 $1,440,000 $1,440,000 $1,440,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000
Base Salary $0 $0 $810,000 $810,000 $810,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $900,000 $810,000 $810,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year