The similarities are starting to get eerie.
defenseman shares a name with a race car driver – an entire name, it turns out.
The Ellis who competes in NASCAR's Camping World Truck and Sprint Cup Series had a perfect response about the Ellis currently competing in the Stanley Cup Final.
But it doesn’t end there.
Both sports figures' fathers are named Jim, which might explain their middle names.
The racing Ellis once again had a brilliant reply.
Unfortunately, the hockey-playing Ellis doesn't appear to be on Twitter, but the racing Ryan posted a picture of the two of them in May, and they originally.
“I grew up playing hockey just as long as I’ve been racing, so to meet someone who I’ve watched in world juniors and all that, to see him out there playing, it was really cool to meet the guy who I keep getting angry tweets about,” the NASCAR Ellis said with a laugh at the time.
He may not be the Ryan Ellis that hockey fans are looking for, but at least his Twitter game is on point.
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