22 - Brendan Ellis
Brendan Ellis
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kelowna, British Columbia
Position: D
Major: Business Administration
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: Westside (BCHL)
gp 24
p 10
g 0
a 10
pim 38
+/- -14

2013-14: Assistant captain ... Dressed in 24 games, finishing with 10 assists ... Totaled 49 shots ... Enjoyed a three-game scoring streak in early January (3a) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal and added another helper in his first of two multi-point games against Boston University (12/6) ... Finished the year with three assists over the final three games of the regular season ... Wraps ups his career with 58 points (7g, 51a) over 133 games.

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.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 4, Vermont, 12/07/2011 
Goals: 1, 7 times
Assists: 4, Vermont, 12/07/2011 
Shots: 6, Quinnipiac, 01/18/14 ; at Massachusetts, 01/24/14 ; Colgate, Nov 23, 2012 
Power-play goals: 1, 4 times
Penalties: 4, at Clarkson, 01/11/14 
Penalty minutes: 15, Providence, 1/29/12 
Plus/minus: 4, vs St. Lawrence, Dec 30, 2011 

Recent Games
Feb 15 at Maine L, 3-2
Feb 21 Vermont L, 4-1
Feb 22 Vermont L, 4-3
Feb 28 New Hampshire W, 4-2
Mar 1 New Hampshire L, 5-2
Mar 8 at #20 Maine L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 16
Points 10 5
Goals 0 0
Assists 10 5
PIM 38 24
+/- -14 -14
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 48 31
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 McGill (Exhib.) T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at # 17 Denver L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 12 at #17 Denver L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Mercyhurst L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Mercyhurst W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Army W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Bentley W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 #5/6 Providence L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #5/6 Providence L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at #4/3 Notre Dame L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at #4/3 Notre Dame T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Northeastern L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 at Northeastern L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 30 at #9 Yale L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 6 Boston U. W, 3-2 0 2 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 at Boston U. T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 2 Russian Red Stars (Exhib.)   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 vs. #4/5 Providence T, 1-1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 10 at #11 Clarkson L, 3-2 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 11 at #11 Clarkson W, 4-0 0 1 1 8 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 17 at #5 Quinnipiac L, 6-1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 #5 Quinnipiac W, 6-3 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 21 #2 Boston College L, 4-1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 24 at Massachusetts L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 25 Massachusetts W, 3-2 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 31 at #8 Mass.-Lowell L, 4-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 1 #8 Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 7 at #2 Boston College L, 6-1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 14 at Maine L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 at Maine L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 21 Vermont L, 4-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 22 Vermont L, 4-3 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 28 New Hampshire W, 4-2 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 1 New Hampshire L, 5-2 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 8 at #20 Maine L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
2010-11 39 2 14 16 29 +5 1 0 0 0 0 59
2011-12 34 2 15 17 35 +9 1 0 0 0 0 48
2012-13 36 3 12 15 40 -5 2 0 0 0 0 76
2013-14 24 0 10 10 38 -14 0 0 0 0 0 48
Total 133 7 51 58 142 -5 4 0 0 0 0 231
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 24 0 10 10 38 -14 0 0 0 0 0 48
Conference 16 0 5 5 24 -14 0 0 0 0 0 31
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 10 0 7 7 20 -6 0 0 0 0 0 19
Away 13 0 2 2 16 -8 0 0 0 0 0 28
Neutral 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Wins 5 0 6 6 18 +2 0 0 0 0 0 11
Losses 17 0 3 3 18 -15 0 0 0 0 0 32
Ties 2 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
November 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
December 2 0 2 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
January 9 0 5 5 20 -4 0 0 0 0 0 21
February 7 0 2 2 12 -5 0 0 0 0 0 11
March 2 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - -