Thursday, February 22, 2024

Royals captain Matthew Phillips named to Western Conference All-Star Team


Royals captain Matthew Phillips just about does it all.

The 5’7″ sniper has an amazing work rate, crafty hands, elite vision, and he’s managed to score an incredible 98 goals over the past two regular seasons.

Which makes his second consecutive naming to the Western Conference First All-Star team a surprise to no one.

Phillips, the Calgary Flames’ 6th round selection in 2016, has led the Royals in both goals and points over the past two seasons, setting a franchise record this year with 112 points. He followed up last year’s 50-goal, 40-assist showing with a remarkable 48 goals and 64 assists this season.

The product of Calgary, Alberta, was also first in the entire Western Conference this season in points, finished second in goals, and third in assists. League-wise, he was 5th in goals, 6th in assists, and 5th in points.

Catch the Royals in action this Friday and Saturday for game 1 and 2 of their first-round series against the Vancouver Giants!

Matthew Phillips 2017-18 Stats At A Glance

Rankings are as follows: team, conference, league.

  • Goals: 48 – 1st, 2nd, 5th
  • Assists: 64 – 1st, 3rd, 6th
  • Points: 112 – 1st, 1st, 5th
  • Power play goals: 17 – 1st, T-2nd, T-5th
  • Power play assists: 27 – 2nd, T-6th, T-9th
  • Short-handed goals: 5 – 1st, T-1st, T-2nd
  • Shots on goal: 273 – 1st, 5th, 12th
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Jeremy Weeres
Jeremy Weeres
Victoria Royals and hockey writer at Victoria Buzz

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