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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)
2014-15: Recalled from San Antonio Nov. 27...Won games in six consecutive starts (Nov. 9 - Nov. 23)...Earned first shutout of the season, making 32 saves Nov. 23 vs. TEX...Made 28 saves on 30 shots to earn a win Oct. 26...Stopped 23 of 25 shots to earn his first win of the season Oct. 10 vs. IA.
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.
Quote of the Day

We're buyers. We're committed to winning. That's what [owner Vinnie Viola] has said all along and what we've said all along. We want to win. We want to win a championship. We're putting the pieces together, step by step, and we're hopeful that Jaromir can lead these young guys to the promised land. It's a win-win for us.

— Panthers GM Dale Tallon on Jaromir Jagr, who he traded for from the Devils on Thursday
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