KINGS ASSIGN PHILLIPS TO GUELPHJan 1, 2020
ONTARIO, CA – The Los Angeles Kings, NHL affiliate of the Ontario Reign, have assigned defenseman Markus Phillips from Ontario to the OHL’s Guelph Storm.
Selected in the fourth-round (118th overall) by the Kings in the 2017 NHL draft, Phillips has split his first professional season between Ontario (AHL) and Fort Wayne (ECHL). In 20 games with Fort Wayne, the Toronto, Ontario native has recorded six points (0-6=6). He has gone scoreless in five games with Ontario.
He returns to Guelph after helping lead them to the OHL Championship last season. He and the Storm fell in the semi-finals of the Memorial Cup to the eventual champion Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL). The blueliner has appeared in 259 regular-season games in the OHL between Guelph and the Owen Sound Attack, posting 120 points (31-89=120) and a plus-56 rating.