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Chris Phillips | Defenseman

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (36) / 3/9/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
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Look for Chris Phillips to be a healthy scratch Saturday.
He will likely not dress against the Coyotes in an afternoon tilt as Mark Borowiecki will be inserted in his place into the Senators' lineup. Phillips will likely be dealt before the NHL trade deadline. Jan 31 - 11:47 AM

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Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray has said that he could move Chris Phillips by the March 2nd trade deadline.

"I've had a couple of calls already to see if we're going to do certain things," Murray said. Phillips was drafted first overall in the 1996 Entry Draft and is just two games shy of tying Daniel Alfredsson for most all-time in franchise history. He also ranks sixth in assists (217) and tenth in points (288).
Jan 22 - 10:18 PM

Chris Phillips was removed the Senators lineup and will be a heathy scratch Wednesday against the Leafs.

Phillips just skated Tuesday versus the Rangers but will be back listed as a healthy scratch Wednesday. He has just three assists in 33 games played in the current campaign. Patrick Weircioch is expected to take Phillips place on the blue line as head coach Dave Cameron continues to shuffle his lineup card.
Jan 21 - 6:51 PM

Chris Phillips will draw back into the lineup on Tuesday night.

He has been a healthy scratch for the past two games and he's been a healthy scratch seven times since Dec. 13. Patrick Wiercioch will be in the press box versus the Rangers to make room for Phillips.
Jan 20 - 11:09 AM

Chris Phillips and Colin Greening will be healthy scratches against Carolina on Saturday night.

It's Phillips' second straight benching, and seventh of the season. He remains three games behind Daniel Alfredsson's 1,178 games for most games played as a Senator. He has no fantasy value. Greening meanwhile has some value with 27 PIMs and 64 hits through just 20 games this season.
Jan 17 - 6:02 PM

Chris Phillips will once again be a healthy scratch against the Hurricanes Saturday night.

The Sens will be going with the same lineup they did against the Canadiens on Thursday meaning Patrick Wiercioch will play in favor of Phillips.
Jan 17 - 11:27 AM

Chris Phillips is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Montreal.

The 36-year-old has been a defensive rock for the Senators for many years, but he's been scratched a few times this season. Colin Greening is also a healthy scratch tonight.
Jan 15 - 7:35 PM

Chris Phillips will draw back into the Senators lineup Monday night against the Sabres.

Patrick Wiercioch and Phillips had been flip-flopping on defense for the Senators lately and will be the veterans turn Monday night. Phillips has just two assists and a minus one rating in 26 games played, while Wiercioch has a goal and three assists in 19 games played.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 02:39:00 PM

Chris Phillips will be a healthy scratch once again Saturday night against the Red Wings.

Patrick Wiercioch and Phillips have been battling for the last spot on the blue line all year and the Senators have recently been favoring Wiercioch. Phillips will miss his second straight game as a healthy scratch and has just two assists and a minus one rating in 26 games played for the Sens this year.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 06:05:00 PM

Chris Phillips is in fact back in the Senators lineup Wednesday night versus the Devils.

Updating an earlier report, after being a healthy scratch for the last two Senators games, Phillips will take Patrick Wiercioch’s spot on the blue line Wednesday. Wiercioch is dealing with an undisclosed injury and is considered day-to-day. Phillips has two assists in 23 games played in the 2014-2015 season.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 05:00:00 PM

Chris Phillips is expected to get back into Ottawa's lineup on Wednesday.

He has been scratched for the Senators' last two contests. The veteran blueliner has two assists, 49 hits and 39 blocks in 23 games. It's unclear who will sit to allow for Phillips' return and a final decision isn't expected to come until game time.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 10:57:00 AM

Chris Phillips will once again be a healthy scratch Monday when the Senators visit the Sabres.

The veteran defensemen will be a healthy scratch for the second straight game for Ottawa. Coach Dave Cameron wants to stick with the same lineup that led to a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Saturday, which means Patrick Wiercioch will be back on the blue line for his second straight game. Phillips had recorded just two assists in 23 games played for the Sens this year. Newly called up Jean-Gabriel Pageau will also be a healthy scratch for the Senators on Monday night.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 05:07:00 PM

In a surprise move, Chris Phillips will be a healthy scratch for Saturday afternoon's game against the Bruins.

Phillips is usually a mainstay on the Sens' blueline so this is a bit of surprise, especially when you consider that Marc Methot will not be playing. We guess that Mark Borowiecki is over his bought with the flu or else coach Dave Cameron would not have enough healthy bodies to sit Phillips.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 11:24:00 AM

Chris Phillips will get back into the lineup on Friday night after sitting the past three games.

He missed the previous three games with an undisclosed injury. The veteran defender has little to no fantasy value.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 07:22:00 PM

Chris Phillips took part in the pre-game warmup for Ottawa on Saturday, but he was unable to play because of a lingering injury.

Phillips is battling an undisclosed injury. He is more valuable to the Senators than he is in standard fantasy leagues.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 12:02:00 PM

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C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3David Legwand
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Jean-Gabriel Pageau
LW1Clarke MacArthur
2Mike Hoffman
3Milan Michalek
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Alex Chiasson
4Chris Neil
5Erik Condra
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Jared Cowen
4Cody Ceci
5Chris Phillips
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Eric Gryba
8Mark Borowiecki
G1Craig Anderson
2Robin Lehner
3Andrew Hammond