The two-game series begina at 5:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played the 2012-13 season for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL ... Posted a 12-12-4 record and a 3.41 goals against average in 37 games ... Made 1,065 saves on the year and recorded a .909 save percentage ... Led the Buccaneers in GAA, save percentage and total saves ... Prior to joining the Buccaneers, played in the NEPSIHA for the Pomfret School (Pomfret, Conn.).
PERSONAL: Nicholas T. Ellis ... Born January 18, 1994 ... Son of Russell and Bona Ellis ... Has an older brother, Chris, who attends Lehigh and plays club hockey ... Has not declared a major.