Montreal Canadiens draft Ellis
In fourth round of NHL Entry Draft
JOURNAL PIONEER STAFF
The Journal Pioneer
LOS ANGELES — The Montreal Canadiens selected Morgan Ellis of East Bideford in the fourth round of the NHL Entry Draft here at the Staples Center on Saturday afternoon.
Ellis, who was ranked 97th among North American skaters, heard his name called 117th overall. Ellis is a six-foot-one and 197-pound defenceman.
The 18-year-old son of Glen and June Ellis was recently named team captain of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.