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Chris Phillips wants the responsibility that would come with being Senators' captain

On the big screen last year, Tom Hanks played the lead role in a blockbuster drama about a veteran sailor who saved himself and his crew against long odds while facing a frightening open seas attack by Somali pirates. Ottawa’s version of a Captain Phillips drama could feature a veteran defenceman who hopes to lead himself and crew to success against long odds while facing an intimidating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators veteran Chris Phillips needs to make a decision

The ball is in Chris Phillips' court. It's believed the Senators have tabled an offer to Phillips on a contract extension and he'll have to decide in the next couple of days whether he wants to take the deal to remain with the club. With a cap hit of $3.083 million this season, the 35-year-old Phillips will be a UFA on July 1. He has expressed a desire to remain with...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins explore deal for Chris Phillips

The Bruins are exploring trade talks with the Ottawa Senators to acquire 35-year-old defenseman Chris Phillips, according to a league source. Phillips is in the final season of a three-year deal worth $9.25 million and will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. According to TSN, the Senators and Phillips are in the midst of contract talks. Though in 12th place in the East...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators Rumors: Phillips extension talks continue

Contract extension talks between the Ottawa Senators and Chris Phillips continue, as Phillips is looking for a two year deal, feeling that that is about all that he is looking to continue to play. Phillips is also at the centre of talks between the Senators and Bruins about a trade before the deadline.Phillips has played his entire career with the Senators, after being drafted by...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Chris Phillips And Tyler Myers Available?

from TSN, What are you hearing about two defencemen at opposite ends of their careers, 35-year-old Chris Phillips and 24-year-old Tyler Myers? Dreger: In terms of Phillips, there's a negotiation that's ongoing between the Ottawa Senators and Phillips to keep him a lifer in Ottawa. If that doesn't go well, if Phillips doesn't like the offer that has...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillips says he would gladly wear the captain’s ‘C’ for the Senators

Chris Phillips is not the type of guy who would campaign for the captaincy of the Ottawa Senators by walking around with a “Vote For Me” sign. It’s not his style to be a self-promoter. At the same time Phillips won’t try to stickhandle around the question: If he’s asked to be the team’s captain he’ll serve. Gladly. “Yeah definitely” he said Tuesday after an informal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Shot from Senators’ Phillips destroys opponent’s skate

Check out this bomb from Senators defenseman Chris Phillips. Sure, he didn’t score on the play, but his shot absolutely shattered the skate of Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Weaver. Not exactly something you see every day: Video courtesy of
Via Around The Rink
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Stacey McAlpine is one unpopular former player agent

This seems oddly appropriate given the NHL hockey we're about to miss as the NHL and NHLPA argue about the money fans want to give to them: according to the Globe and Mail's Alan Maki and Don Walton, former NHL player agent Stacey McAlpine is less than Allan Walsh-honest when it comes to his clients' finances: Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips has filed a...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Phillips Has a Concussion

I agree with women everywhere, the c-word is a dirty word. Keeping that in mind, Chris Phillips has a concussion. To this point, there's been no clarification as to whether the reason as to why he left Monday night's game against New Jersey at the 7:47 mark of the second period was related to the decision to scratched from the December 27th game against Montreal. Admittedly...
Via The 6th Sens
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Myth Busting: Chris Phillips Amongst Biggest Draft Busts Since 1990?

  Having looked at an inordinate amount of advanced ‘sabermetric’ statistics, I think it’s unquestionable that they have their utility when analyzing the game of hockey. With that being said, their applicability in evaluating the worst draft busts since 1990 is heinous. In an ESPN Insider article penned by Alvin Chang, he used Tom Awad’s Goals Versus Threshold (GVT)...
Via The 6th Sens
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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