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Chris Phillips Rumors & News
- Height: 6' 3"
- Weight: 219
- Age 38
- Seasons: 18
- Salary: 2,500,000
- Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta
Silver Seven May 27, 2016
The long-time Sens defender retired on Thursday Chris Phillips announced his retirement yesterday. He retires with the most games played in Ottawa Senators history, 1179. In honour of Big Rig/Clutch Chris/Big Game Chris hanging them up, here are five thoughts about the legend. 1. OT winner If most of us were asked to pick Phillips' greatest moment, there's only one we'd pick: the OT winner against the Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, setting up a heartbreaking Game 7 that means most Sens fans still remember Jeff Friesen. Still, that goal will live on as one of the best...
Silver Seven May 26, 2016
The longest serving Sen set to hang them up officially The Senators will be hosting a news conference today at noon for Chris Phillips to give an update on his future. After 17 seasons with the Sens and just shy of 20 years since his draft date, he is widely expected to announce his retirement. This will make him the first player to go wire-to-wire with Ottawa. Drafted first overall in 1996, Phillips went back to junior for one season then made the jump to the NHL and never looked back. His 1,179 games in Ottawa is a franchise record, and while that record can sting a little bit, it is an...
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