BRAMPTON, ONTARIO – The Brampton Beast have acquired goaltender Jamie Phillips from the Cincinnati Cyclones in exchange for future considerations.
Phillips, 26, is a former seventh round draft pick of the Winnipeg Jets and was selected 190th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
The native of Caledonia, Ontario, Phillips has split the year between the Coventry Blaze of the EIHL and the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL.
He’s suited up in seven games this season for the Cyclones and has a record of 4-3-0-0 with a goals-against average of 3.18 and a save percentage of 0.882.
The netminder also boasts a fair bit of American Hockey League experience and has played in 27 games for the Manitoba Moose over his professional career. Besides Cincinnati, he’s also suited up for Tulsa, Jacksonville, Florida and Reading over his time in the ECHL.
He also owns some ECHL accolades and was named October’s Goaltender of the Month during his time with the Tulsa Oilers in the 2016-17 season.
Phillips also has some hardware from his NCAA days with Michigan Tech. He was named an NCAA (WCHA) First Team All-Star during his junior year in 2014-15.
He then followed that up with three awards his senior year including NCAA (WCHA) All-Academic Team, NCAA (WCHA) Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year and NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team member.
Brampton is in Norfolk to take on the Admirals for three straight games. Puck drop on Wednesday, March 4th is slatted for 7:30 PM.