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Phillip Danault
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Born February 24, 1993 (1993-02-24) (age 26)
Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Montreal Canadiens
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 26th overall, 2011
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2012–present

Phillip Danault (born on February 24, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Phillip played with the Victoriaville Tigres and Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He was selected 26th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.

On March 30, 2012, he was assigned to the Blackhawks AHL affiliate, the Rockford Icehogs.

In the 2014–15 season, Phillip was recalled from the IceHogs by the Blackhawks and made his NHL debut on November 22, 2014, in a 7-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

Phillip was initially assigned to the Rockford IceHogs to begin the 2015–16 season. On December 18, 2015, He was recalled from Rockford to the Chicago Blackhawks.

On December 20, 2015, Phillip got his first NHL point with an assist on Andrew Shaw's goal in a 4-3 win against the San Jose Sharks. He scored his first career NHL goal on January 8, 2016, which was a game winning goal in a 3-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres.

After solidifying a role amongst the Blackhawks fourth line and contributing with 5 points in 30 games on February 26, 2016, Phillip was acquired by the Montreal Canadiens, along with Chicago's second round draft pick in 2018, in exchange for forwards Dale Weise and Tomas Fleischmann.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10Victoriaville TigresQMJHL6110182854160118
2010–11Victoriaville TigresQMJHL64234467599510156
2011–12Victoriaville TigresQMJHL621853716140334
2011–12Rockford IceHogsAHL702210
2012–13Victoriaville TigresQMJHL2914304428
2012–13Moncton WildcatsQMJHL279324122 4 1 3 4 0
2012–13Rockford IceHogsAHL50002
2013–14Rockford IceHogsAHL726202640
2014–15Rockford IceHogsAHL7013253838 8 3 2 5 20
2014–15Chicago BlackhawksNHL20000
2015–16Rockford IceHogsAHL61124
2015–16Chicago BlackhawksNHL301456
2015–16Montreal CanadiensNHL213258
NHL totals 53 4 6 10 14

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Canada Quebec U17 6th 5 0 3 3 22
2013 Canada WJC 4th 6 0 1 1 2
Junior totals 11 0 4 4 24

AccoladesEdit

  • 2010–11: Guy Carbonneau Trophy (Best Defensive Forward in the QMJHL)

Personal LifeEdit

Phillip's father, Alain Danault was a public announcer for the Victoriaville Tigres of the QMJHL from 1987 to 2006.

His sister, Ann-Andrée Danault worked in the marketing and administration department for the Victoraville Tigres from 2010 to 2012. These days, she works for Club de Golf Victoriaville.