Flames Sign Forwards Matthew Phillips and Luke Philp

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announce today that they have signed forwards Matthew Phillips and Luke Philp to one year, two-way contracts.

 

Phillips completed his third season with the Stockton Heat recording eight goals and 13 assists for 21 points in 30 games, tied for the team lead in scoring. The native of Calgary, AB also appeared in his first NHL game with the Flames on May 19th versus Vancouver. The 23 year old center played three seasons with the Victoria Royals of the WHL, leading the team in scoring his final two campaigns.

 

MATTHEW PHILLIPS – RIGHT WING

BORN: Calgary, AB                  DATE: April 6, 1998

HEIGHT: 5’7″                           WEIGHT: 155 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: 6th round (166th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft

TERM: One year, two-way

AAV: $750,000

 

Philp, a native of Canmore, AB, just finished his second season with the Stockton Heat recording eight goals and nine assists for 17 points in 30 games, third on the team in scoring. The 25 year old is the former winner of the 2019 Senator Joseph A. Sullivan Trophy as the USPORTS Men’s Hockey Player of the Year with the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Philp also played five seasons in the WHL with Kootenay and Red Deer.

 

LUKE PHILP – CENTER/WING

BORN: Canmore, AB    DATE: November 6, 1995

HEIGHT: 5’10”             WEIGHT: 185 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

ORIGINALLY ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on March 19, 2019

TERM: One year, two-way

AAV: $750,000