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Breaking News: Ottawa Re-signs Chris Phillips


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Your Ottawa Senators and long time Senator Chris Phillips have come to agreement on a new 3 year, $9.25 million dollar contract. As per TSN, the new contract also comes with a no-movement clause. This re-signing ends weeks of speculation of whether Phillips would be part of the the organizations future going forward.

Phillips has spent his entire 12 year career with the Ottawa Senators since they drafted him first overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. Having played 925 games in a Sens uniform, Phillips has been a face of the franchise and contributing member of the Ottawa community for many years.

With his contract situation settled, Phillips will try and get back to being a dominant shut down defender in the league. Check back here for more analysis of the Phillips’ re-signing from Tony and Jared.