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Dan Ellis
NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: June 19, 1980  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: DAL / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (60th overall)
2013-14: Earned a 2-0 shutout win on Feb. 1 @ ANA...Made 32 saves en route to his first win of the season on Oct. 17 vs. SJS.
USHL First All-Star Team (2000) USHL Goaltender of the Year (2000) USHL Player of the Year (2000) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2002) ECHL Playoff MVP (2004) Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2007. Traded to Montreal by Nashville with Dustin Boyd and future considerations for Sergei Kostitsyn and future considerations, June 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2010. Traded to Anaheim by Tampa Bay for Curtis McElhinney, February 24, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Charlotte (AHL). September 24, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, January 13, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 5, 2013. Traded to Florida by Dallas for Tim Thomas, March 5, 2014.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers