Jets Claim Ellerby Off Waivers

Keaton Ellerby — 

Position:  Defense     Shoots:  Left

DOB:  Nov.5,  1988     Born:  Strathmore, AB

Height:  6’4     Weight:  220

Drafted By:  Florida   Round:  1   Overall:  10th   Year:  2007 NHL Entry Draft

The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenceman Keaton Ellerby from the Los Angeles Kings.   The Jets claimed him from the waiver wire and he will now report to the Jets. 

Keaton Ellerby is 24 years of age and has played in 160 career NHL games with Florida and Los Angeles.  He has 2 goals, 18 assists for 20 points along with 86 career pims.  The Strathmore, AB native has appeared in six NHL playoff games where he’s collected two penalty minutes.  Ellerby was drafted in the 1st round in the 2007 by the Florida Panthers.  

Keaton Ellerby will make $735,000 this season according to capgeek.com and will be a RFA next season. 

 

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