Chris Phillips RUMORS & NEWS

  • Senators defenceman Chris Phillips unlikely to play a game this season

    Ottawa Sun "Chris Phillips made his way to the Canadian War Museum Wednesday to get a glimpse of the two bids for a new downtown arena at LeBreton Flats. At this point, the well-respected alternate captain would just welcome the opportunity to get a chance to play at the Canadian Tire Centre again this..." January 28

  • Is retirement around the corner for Senators' Chris Phillips?

    Ottawa Sun "The clock could be ticking on Chris Phillips' NHL career. Senators GM Bryan Murray told TSN 1200 while the veteran defenceman has been working hard to try to return from off-season back surgery, his career may be over. Phillips, 37, has been on the ice for the last three weeks and has been..." December 11

  • Murray on Phillip's setback during rehab "Ottawa Senators General Manager Bryan Murray provided an update on defenceman Chris Phillips who has encountered a setback during his rehabilitation after back surgery this summer... Update on Phillip's injury: Chris has experienced a setback in his recovery from back surgery that will delay..." September 08

  • Chris Phillips (back) sustained ‘significant setback’

    Ottawa Sun "The Big Rig has suffered a big setback. The first step for Senators’ alternate captain Chris Phillips is to get to back to a normal, everyday life with wife Erin and the couple’s three children. Then, the next is to get back in the gym followed by a return to the ice and down the road Game..." September 08

  • Chris Phillips (back surgery) questionable for training camp

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Phillips hasn’t played since Feb. 5 due to a back injury that led to surgery. Since then he’s been rehabbing, but with training camp just around the corner, it appears that process hasn’t been completed yet. “He’s hurting a little bit still,” Senators GM Bryan..." September 05

  • Ottawa Senators veteran Phillips working his way back

    Ottawa Sun "Three young boys immediately recognized Chris Phillips, even though he was not in his usual No. 4 jersey but wearing a tracksuit and ball cap as he chatted with a reporter beside a rink at Sensplex Thursday morning. After asking for an autograph, they had more pressing questions. "How's your..." August 21

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    Don Brennan @SunDoniB

    Phillips having back surgery tomorrow. Cameron says he's expected back at camp #sens

  • Young teammates rave about Chris Phillips' career

    Ottawa Citizen "We played a little word association game Tuesday with Ottawa-born, Ottawa-bred defenceman Mark Borowiecki, who was a passionate Senators fan before becoming a Senators player himself. Who are the biggest names in franchise history? “Well, Alfie, Philly’s up there, for sure, and I would put..." February 04

  • Senators' Neil, Phillips wait and see on trade talks

    Ottawa Sun "Ottawa's two longest-serving Senators took different approaches Monday when asked to respond to comments made recently by GM Bryan Murray about their respective futures in the city. Murray suggested in media reports before the break that he would consider trading alternate captains Chris..." January 27

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    Wayne Scanlan @HockeyScanner

    Neil and Phillips in. Anderson starts. Greening out. Wiercioch out. #sens

  • Senators offer Phillips two-year contract extension

    TSN "The Ottawa Senators have offered defenceman Chris Phillips a two-year contract extension. The two sides have still not agreed on a deal according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun. Phillips, 35, has appeared in 52 games with the Senators this season, scoring one goal and 12 assists. He..." March 05

  • Bruins explore deal for Chris Phillips

    ESPN "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..." March 01

  • Sens captain Jason Spezza and alternate Chris Phillips will be out of action against Capitals

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators will have to soldier on without two of their leaders. Neither captain Jason Spezza or alternate Chris Phillips will be ready to suit up against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Monday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. While Phillips' foot is still hurting after..." December 30

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    David Amber @DavidAmber

    #Sens Captain Jason Spezza OUT tonight LBI and Chris Phillips also OUT tonight- left foot. @hockeynight

  • Phillips a question mark against Flyers Tuesday

    Ottawa Citizen "Chris Phillips could be missing from the Ottawa Senators lineup Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers. The veteran defenceman and Senators assistant captain is nursing a minor injury and coach Paul MacLean said Tuesday morning that it will be a “game time” decision on whether he suits up..." November 12

  • Forgotten Phillips has ‘old man strength’

    Ottawa Citizen "Not once but twice Chris Phillips sends Kyle Turris crashing to the ice during one-on-one practice battles. These are net-drive drills with the forwards demanding space in the crease and the defencemen yielding none. Now Turris is no slouch as a player. As the Senators No. 2 centre Turris..." October 02

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

    Ottawa Citizen "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..." August 25

  • Ottawa Senators defencemen Chris Phillips gets physical

    Ottawa Sun "Chris Phillips wasn't acting his age. The Senators defenceman celebrated his 35th birthday Saturday early by spending 19 minutes in the penalty box Friday night after getting in a fight with Rangers winger Michael Haley. It was only the sixth fight of Phillips' career, but he felt he had to..." March 10

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