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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
   

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Wiercioch 6 2 2 0 4
M. Zibanejad 6 1 3 0 4
E. Karlsson 6 1 3 -2 4
M. Stone 6 0 4 0 4
M. Hoffman 6 1 2 -3 3
B. Ryan 6 2 0 1 2
C. MacArthur 6 2 0 -2 2
K. Turris 6 1 1 -2 2
C. Ceci 6 0 2 0 2
M. Michalek 6 1 0 -2 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 2 2 1 .972 0.97
A. Hammond 0 2 1 .914 3.44