22 - Brendan Ellis
Brendan Ellis
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kelowna, British Columbia
Position: D
Major: Business Administration
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: Westside (BCHL)
gp 36
p 15
g 3
a 12
pim 40
+/- -5

2012-13: Tabbed an assistant captain ... Appeared in 36 games and ranked second among all blueliners with 15 points on the season ... Tied for sixth on the team in total scoring ... Posted three goals and dished 12 assists on the year ... Finished with 40 penalty minutes ... Logged significant power play game, potting two extra-man markers ...  Dished an assist in season opener at Union (10/6) ... Posted a two-assist game in win over Vermont (10/26) ... Scored first marker of the year against Northeastern (11/2) ... Notched a two-point (1g, 1a) contest in win at Vermont (1/5) ... Repeated those efforts two games later in a home victory against Maine (1/12).

2011-12: Played in 34 games, second among underclassmen defensemen … Tied for team lead in assists among defensemen with 15 ... Plus/minus rating of +9 was tied for second among under-classmen defensemen ... Also scored two goals … Scored a goal and added an assist against Connecticut (10/22) … Recorded a career-high four assists against Vermont (12/7) … Scored team’s only goal in 1-1 tie at #12 Colgate (12/10) … Added another three assists in Ledyard National Bank Classic against St. Lawrence (12/30) … Recorded an assist on both goals against Boston University (1/6) … Team went 6-1-3 in games where he recorded at least one point … Led team in scoring after first half of season.

2010-11: One of five players and one of two rookies to appear in all 39 games this season … Tallied 14 assists and 16 points … Tied for 13th among Hockey East defenders in scoring … Notched first career goal against UMass (2/5) … Tallied power play goal at UMass (2/18) … Recorded three points against UMass (2/5) … Added two assists vs. Lowell (1/21) … Registered +6 rating … Picked up a pair of assists in the Hockey East Semifinals against UNH (3/18).

Before Merrimack: Attended Kelowna Secondary School before playing for Westside of BCHL from 207-10 … Named BCHL’s best defenseman in 2010 under former Merrimack associate coach Darren Yopyk  … Departs as all-time leading scorer in goals, assists, and points in franchise history for defenders at Westside.

Personal: Born January 5, 1989 … Son of Paul and Lisa Ellis … Has three siblings, Caleigh, Sean and Josh … Business major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2010................ 39 2 14 16 59 .034 13-29 +5 1 0 0
2011................ 34 2 15 17 48 .042 12-35 +9 1 0 0
2012................ 36 3 12 15 76 .039 20-40 -5 2 0 0
TOTAL............... 109 7 41 48 183 .038 45-104 +9 4 0 0
Recent Games
Mar 1 at UMass Lowell L, 4-0
Mar 3 UMass Lowell L, 3-1
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 36 27
Points 15 13
Goals 3 3
Assists 12 10
PIM 40 22
+/- -5 -2
Power-play goals 2 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 76 52
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 1 1 2 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 at Boston College L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 UMass Lowell W, 1-0 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 1 at UMass Lowell L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 3 UMass Lowell L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 0 0 0 6 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2010-11 39 2 14 16 29 +5 1 0 0 0 0 0 59
2011-12 34 2 15 17 35 +9 1 0 0 0 0 0 48
2012-13 36 3 12 15 40 -5 2 0 0 0 0 0 76
2013-14 24 0 10 10 38 -14 0 0 0 0 0 0 48
Total 133 7 51 58 142 -5 4 0 0 0 0 0 231
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 36 3 12 15 40 -5 2 0 0 0 0 0 76
Conference 27 3 10 13 22 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 52
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Home 18 1 6 7 14 +3 1 0 0 0 0 0 43
Away 17 2 6 8 22 -7 1 0 0 0 0 0 29
Neutral 1 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

Wins 15 3 9 12 14 +8 2 0 0 0 0 0 23
Losses 16 0 0 0 20 -12 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
Ties 5 0 3 3 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20

October 6 0 4 4 8 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
November 7 1 2 3 8 -3 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
December 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
January 7 2 3 5 2 +1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15
February 7 0 2 2 14 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
March 6 0 1 1 8 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9