Matt Ellis Multimedia Files

The players from the "Rock Out the Lockout" charity game gather at center ice for a photo.
Matt Ellis stretches on the ice during pre-game warmups prior to the "Rock Out the Lockout" charity game.
Francis Lemieux, flanked by Jeremy Williams and John Vigilante, takes a faceoff against former Red Wing Matt Ellis, Tyler Myers, Patrick Kaleta and Nathan Paetsch, in a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres.
Niklas Kronwall and Matt Ellis skate across the blue line during pre-game warmups.
Matt Ellis lines up for a preseason faceoff with Toronto's Kris Newbury.
Matt Ellis skates over to the boards during pregame warmups.
Matt Ellis skates while watching his teammates during pregame warmups.
Matt Ellis and Kyle Quincey watch their teammates as Tomas Holmstrom skates behind them during pregame warmups.
The Grand Rapids Griffins celebrate a 2-1 win over the Toronto Marlies.
Kris Newbury of Toronto and Matt Ellis of Grand Rapids battle in front of the Griffins' net.
Matt Ellis of the Grand Rapids Griffins takes a faceoff against John Mitchell of the Toronto Marlies.