Matt Ellis retired after 14 pro seasons and recently joined the Academy of Hockey coaching staff at HarborCenter. The pride he took in mentoring younger Amerks players should follow him and make him a strong coach.
Lukas Sedlak earned a spot on the Blue Jackets’ roster thanks to a solid training camp and an out-of-nowhere playoff performance with Lake Erie.
Despite being only 18, Rochester Americans forward Alex Nylander has been very much at home in the AHL so far.
The Iowa Wild have signed defenseman Mike Weber, a veteran of 351 NHL games, to a professional tryout agreement.