Nick Ellis retires from Bakersfield Condors
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Bakersfield Condors goaltender Nick Ellis has retired from playing professional hockey. He has accepted a position to be the assistant coach at Canterbury Prep School in New Milford, Conn. 

Ellis played 22 games for the Condors in 2017-18. He had a record of nine wins and 10 losses with a goals against average of 3.21 and a save percentage of .898. Ellis also had a shutout, an assist and six penalty minutes in 1253 minutes. 

Ellis's shutout came in a 2-0 Condors win over the Ontario Reign on Oct. 20, 2017. Ellis made 32 saves in the Condors victory on the road at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. One of the 32 saves Ellis made was an outstanding glove save off of Jonny Brodzinski early in the third period.  

Ellis also played some time with the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL. In two games, he had a record of zero wins, one loss, a goals against average of 2.75 and a save percentage of .925. 

In addition to playing for the Thunder and Condors, Ellis played for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League and Providence College of the National Collegiate Athletics Association. 

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