‘Ellis, who played 19 games with the Kings last season after being placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings, said there was no hard feelings once he learned his stay in L. A. was finished. He understands he wasn’t in the Kings’ future. It’s the same thing he experienced with the Red Wings about 10 months ago. "That’s the way things work in pro hockey. There wasn’t an opportunity there (L. A.) for me. Things happen for a reason," said Ellis, whose Sabres lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins at HSBC Arena last night.’
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