Ottawa Senators

Chris Phillips
current status: Back injury, injured reserve
Birth Date:March 9, 1978 (37 years old)
Place of Birth:Calgary, Alta.
Experience:17 years
Drafted:Drafted by Ottawa in 1996 (1/1).
Scouting Report
Assets: Has great hockey sense, plus good mobility, a heavy point shot and a long reach to defend attacking forwards. Is efficient when playing the man. Leads by example and is a capable shutdown defender.
Flaws: His physical intensity isn't always where it needs to be to keep opposing forwards honest. Is not a high-end offensive producer from the back end. Doesn't always raise his level of play in key spots.
Career Potential: Savvy veteran shutdown defenseman.
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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