Chris Phillips

Christopher Phillips ( born March 8, 1978 in Fort McMurray ), is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League since 1997.

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Phillips began his career in Fort McMurray and joined as a junior in the Western Hockey League ( WHL) to the Prince Albert Raiders. After a successful season, which was further enhanced with gold at the World Youth Championship, the Ottawa Senators used their first overall draft laws in the NHL Entry Draft in 1996 to commit to Phillips. He stayed another year in the WHL and changed the course of the season to the Lethbridge Hurricanes with whom he reached the finals at the Memorial Cup. There, however, the Hurricanes were subject to the Hull Olympiques. He was more successful with the Canadian Junior National team, with which he could defend the world title.

The Senators picked up Phillips for 1997/98 season in the NHL. Here he had difficulties to adapt his game to a new level initially. Nevertheless, Phillips secured a regular place in the NHL, but did not make it to the star players. The strike season 2004/ 05 he spent in Sweden Brynäs IF and then returned back to Ottawa.

Awards and achievements


Career Stats


Represented Canada at:

  • U20 World Junior Championships 1996
  • U20 World Junior Championships 1997
  • 1999 World Cup
  • World Championship 2005
  • World Cup 2009

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )