BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 26, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Matt Ellis from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Ellis (6’0”, 208 lbs., 8/31/81) will join the Sabres for his second recall of the 2014-15 season after appearing in four NHL games leading up to the All-Star break. In parts of nine NHL seasons with the Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and Detroit Red Wings, Ellis has appeared in 321 games and recorded 47 points (20+27).
Serving as an alternate captain for the Amerks this season, Ellis has played in 38 games and tallied 13 points so far in 2014-15.
Ellis, a Welland, Ontario native, joined the Sabres organization in 2008 and signed a two-year contract with the club in July 2013.