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Club History - 1908

The Senators had difficulty in signing their players. But after negotiations all agreed to terms, including Tom Phillips who was asking the stupendous salary of $1,800 for his services. Harry Smith and Hamby Shore left the Senators for the west and Fred Taylor played his first and last game at centre for Ottawa, showing a wide and sweeping stride.

The Senators and the Wanderers were tied for first place with their big game coming up in Montreal on February 29th. Just before the game, J. P. Dickson resigned as manager in a dispute over what railroad the team would travel on to Montreal. It was the first game of the Ottawa schedule in which Marty Walsh had failed to score. He took it out on the Montreal team the following week when he scored seven goals in a 14-6 Ottawa win.


 

Thomas Neil (Tom) Phillips


Those who witnessed the game of hockey at the turn of the century agreed that Tom Phillips was perhaps the greatest hockey player they had ever seen. Phillips played right wing for Ottawa in 1907-08, having been converted to the position because captain Alf Smith refused to relinquish Phillips' customary spot on the left side. As a rightwinger, he scored 26 goals in 10 games. He died in Toronto on November 30, 1923.

 


1908 STATS


FINAL STANDINGS
TEAM W L GF GA
Wanderers 8 2 63 52
Ottawa 7 3 86 51
Quebec 5 5 81 74
Shamrocks 5 5 53 49
Victorias 4 6 73 78
Montreal 1 9 53 105
         
SCORING SUMMARY    
NAME GP G    
*Walsh, Marty 9 28    
+Phillips, Tom 10 36    
Smith, Alf 9 13    
Taylor, Fred 10 9    
Westwick, Harry 10 8    
Harrison 1 1    
Pulford, Harvey 9 1    
Moore, Art 2 0    
         
* Scored 5 goals vs Wanderers
Scored 7 goals vs Montreal

+ Scored 5 goals vs Victorias
Scored 5 goals vs Montreal

GOALKEEPERS
NAME GP GA SO GAA
LeSueur, Percy 10 51 0 5.10
   

SCHEDULE

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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
2 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
3 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
4 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
5 MTL 53 25 24 4 142 142 54
6 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
7 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
8 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 53 11 48 7 59
B. Ryan 52 19 26 -1 45
M. Hoffman 49 23 18 6 41
M. Stone 51 14 24 -13 38
M. Zibanejad 52 11 21 -2 32
K. Turris 47 13 17 -10 30
J. Pageau 53 12 8 3 20
Z. Smith 52 10 5 5 15
C. Ceci 46 5 10 -3 15
C. Lazar 48 5 9 0 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 21 17 4 .913 2.91
A. Hammond 3 5 2 .900 3.10