MARKUS PHILLIPS
North American Skater - GUELPH, OHL
Final Rank:50Midterm Rank:62
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:202
Born:March 21, 1999Hometown:Woodbridge, Ont.
Born in:Port Perry, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2017: LAK (4th Round / 118th Overall) 

• Phillips – who led all Attack defensemen in goals – registered 13-30—43 in 2016-17. He added 0-5—5 in 17 postseason contests before Owen Sound was eliminated by eventual OHL champion Erie in the third round.

• Phillips was selected ninth overall by the Attack in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection and collected 3-9—12 in 2015-16 (63 GP).

• The 2014-15 season saw Phillips captain the Toronto Titans Minor Midget AAA club to a GTHL Kraft Cup championship (4-17—21 in 24 GP). He also helped Team GTHL Blue win the 2015 OHL Gold Cup championship (1-3—4 in 5 GP).

• Internationally, Phillips was named captain of Team Canada at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial (0-1—1 in 4 GP) and also represented his country at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship (0-2—2 in 7 GP).

• Compares his style of play to Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly.

• Lists Red Wings defenseman Mike Green as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW MARKUS:

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Taylor Swift

TV show I recently binge-watched: Friday Night Lights

The celebrity that always makes me laugh: Jonah Hill

The app I spend too much time on: Snapchat

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Steak

The coolest person I've ever met:
Tom Wilson

Athlete I admire most: Sidney Crosby

One thing people don't usually know about me: I love country music

If I could be any superhero I would be: The Flash

I am inspired by: My Dreams

I am afraid of: Failing

I dream of: Playing in the NHL


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019GUELPHOHL313131620
2018-2019OWEN SOUNDOHL30281028
2018-2019CANADA (2019 WJC Championships)NATOUR50336
2017-2018OWEN SOUNDOHL6810293934
2016-2017OWEN SOUNDOHL6613304344
2016-2017CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2016)ITLTOUR40116
2015-2016OWEN SOUNDOHL63391222