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Clayton Phillips
Clayton  Phillips

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 174

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
Muskegon (USHL)


01/03/2018

In-State Showdown with SCSU on Deck

Saturday's opener is set for 6:30 p.m. CT in St. Cloud (CBS Sports, NCHC.tv) while Sunday's finale will be held at 3M Arena at Mariucci at 6:00 p.m. CT (FOX Sports North, TSN2, BTN2Go, FOX Sports Go, TSNGo).

12/29/2017

'U' Scores Early and Late in Shutout of Army

First- and third-period goals propelled the Gophers to a 3-0 series-opening victory over Army in Minneapolis.

01/07/2018

2017 Men's Ice Hockey vs SCSU

game for Men's hockey vs SCSU

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Career Stats

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Spent parts of three seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Muskegon Lumberjacks and the Fargo Force • split the 2017-18 season between Fargo and Muskegon, closing out his USHL career with the Lumberjacks • spent his lone full season in the USHL with Fargo during the 2016-17 campaign and was named to the 2017 USHL All-Rookie Team • also appeared in three games with Fargo during the 2015-16 season • previously spent two seasons playing prep hockey at Edina High School • continues a renewed Edina pipeline for Minnesota that includes current Gophers Tyler Nanne, Ryan Zuhlsdorf, Cullen Munson, Connor Hurley and signed prospects Sammy Walker and Garret Wait.

INTERNATIONAL
Earned silver with the U.S. Junior Select Team at the 2017 World Junior A Challenge (Truro, Nova Scotia) • won gold medals with the U.S. Junior Select Team at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge (Bonnyville, Alberta) and with the U.S. Under-17 Select Team at the 2015 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament (Arosa, Switzerland) • won a silver medal with the U.S. Under-18 Select Team at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup (Breclav, Czech Republic).

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 9, 1999 • son of Don and Julie Phillips • selected in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins • named to the 2016 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and the 2016 USA Hockey/CCM All-Americans Prospects Game.

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Gophers to Battle Spartans in B1G Series

Gophers to Battle Spartans in B1G Series

1/16/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

The No. 13/14 Gopher Hockey program continues the 2017-18 campaign this week with a rare Thursday/Saturday series against Michigan State.

Early Offense Pushes Michigan past Gophers

Early Offense Pushes Michigan past Gophers

1/13/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

The No. 9-ranked Gopher Hockey program fell 3-1 against Michigan to close out a series victory for the Wolverines at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Saturday evening.

`U' Drops Series Opener with Wolverines

`U' Drops Series Opener with Wolverines

1/12/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Three Gopher freshmen scored but it wasn’t enough on Friday night as No. 9 Minnesota fell to Michigan 5-3 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

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