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06-29-2011, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by glenngineer View Post
Maybe, maybe not. He knows how to use his lack of size to shield other players from the puck. I really noticed how he would stick his butt out to shield the puck from other players and he did it quite effectively. It initiates contact and gives him a moment to get rid of the puck quickly, which he is very good at.
I'm sorry but Ellis's butt doesn't stand a chance against some of the bigger NHL forwards. Watching him in pre season last year he got pushed around by experienced players. He's smart with the puck, real smart. But he needs to have the extra weight.

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