Jets claim Ellerby

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Updated: 11/04/2013 1:36 pm

Winnipeg, MB ( - The Winnipeg Jets have claimed defenseman Keaton Ellerby off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.

The 24-year-old Alberta native has two goals and 18 assists for 20 points in 160 NHL games with the Florida Panthers and the Kings. He was traded to Los Angeles last season and appeared in 35 games for the Kings, compiling three assists with 16 penalty minutes.

Ellerby was selected 10th overall in the 2007 draft by Florida and is entering his fifth season in the league.

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