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Matt Ellison

Born:Dec. 8, 1983Draft:2002, Chicago Blackhawks, #128 Overall
Hometown:Duncan, BC, CANPosition:C/W
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Right
National Team:Canada

Matt Ellison (born December 8, 1983) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger. Drafted in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL), Ellison played for the Blackhawks minor teams with two stints in the NHL, before being traded in 2005 to the Philadelphia Flyers. After being traded to the Nashville Predators in 2007, Ellison played one season for the Predators AHL team before moving to play in Europe in 2008. Ellison most notably played abroad in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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  • VIJHL Rookie of the Year 1998-1999
  • CHL All-Rookie Team 2002-2003
  • CHL Rookie of the Year 2002-2003
  • WHL Most Assists by Rookie (56) 2002-2003
  • WHL Most Goals by Rookie (40) 2002-2003
  • WHL Most Points by Rookie (96) 2002-2003
  • WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Trophy) 2002-2003
  • KHL All-Star Game 2015-2016
  • KHL Forward of the Week (Oct. 4) 2015-2016
  • KHL Forward of the Week (Feb. 7) 2015-2016
  • Spengler Cup Winner (Team Canada) 2015-2016
  • KHL All-Star Game 2016-2017