Chris Phillips
Birth Date:March 9, 1978 (38 years old)
Place of Birth:Calgary, Alta.
Experience:17 years
Drafted:Drafted by Ottawa in 1996 (1/1).
Scouting Report
Assets: Had great hockey sense, plus a long reach to defend attacking forwards. Was efficient when playing the man. Led by example and always took pride in being a capable shutdown defender. Was also a great teammate.
Flaws: After years of wear and tear, injuries finally caught up to him. He was also no longer able to log big minutes and play a shutdown role because of persistent back problems late in his career. Didn't produce big totals.
Career Potential: Savvy, quality shutdown defenseman and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Major Junior Top Draft Prospect 1995-96
WHL Bill Hunter Trophy 1996-97
WHL Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy 1995-96

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