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Zack Phillips, C

Shoots: R

Height: 6-1

Weight: 181

Born: 1992-10-28

Hometown:  Fredericton , NB

Drafted: 2011 by Minnesota, 28th overall

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 


December 2013 - Phillips is in his second full season of professional hockey, tallying three goals and five assists so far in 18 games with the Iowa Wild of the AHL. Last season he finished a minus-11, and so far in 2013/14 he is a minus-4. This seems to be the knock on Phillips who needs to improve in the defensive end in order to be considered a top 12 option by the Minnesota Wild in the future. Jamie Zadow

 


May 2013 - In 2012/2013, Phillips completed his first full season of professional hockey and recorded 27 points (8 G, 19 A) in 71 games with the Houston Aeros (AHL). At age 20, Phillips is expected to finish out the remaining two-years of his entry level contract in the AHL. Although he may be close to having the offensive skill and playmaking ability to be a second-line center in the NHL, he’ll need to improve on the defense side of the ice before he’s considered a top-12 option for Minnesota. - Clayton Bailey

 

March, 2012 – Phillips finished off the 2011/12 season with 80 points after putting up 97 last year. Whether it’s scoring goals or being the setup man, he’s an offensive threat on every shift. He has great vision and silky smooth hands. He will look to continue his playoffs dominance after putting up 24 points in 17 playoff games last year. He signed an entry level contract with the Wild in December but will likely spend some time in the minors to improve his physical play and his skating. Derek Leblanc

 

Fantasy Outlook: C+

He has good upside but will need to be in a top-six role to be effective. He will need to improve his physical play in the minors before the Wild give him a shot.

 

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