Philippe Myers
Born (1997-01-25)January 25, 1997,
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Height
Weight
6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Philadelphia Flyers
Ntl. team Flag of Canada.png Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2017–present

Philippe Myers (born January 25, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Flyers on September 21, 2015.[1] After his stellar play during the 2015–16 QMJHL season, NHL scouts believed he would have been a first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft if the Flyers had not signed him.[2] He made his NHL debut on February 17, 2019.[3]

International play[edit | edit source]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
World Championships
Silver 2019 Slovakia
World Junior Championships
Silver 2017 Canada

Myers first represented Canada on the international stage at the 2017 World Junior Championships, held in Montreal-Toronto, Canada. He registered 3 assists in just 4 games as Canada claimed the Silver Medal as the host nation, losing the final to the United States.

Myers was a late inclusion to join Team Canada at the 2019 World Championships underway in Slovakia on May 15, 2019.[4] Recalled to the squad as an injury replacement for Brandon Montour, Myers made his full international debut in a 5–2 round-robin victory over France on May 16, 2019.[5] Myers helped Canada progress through to the playoff rounds before losing the final to Finland to finish with the Silver Medal on May 26, 2019.[6] He finished the tournament posting 1 assist from the blueline in 7 games.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 46 0 4 4 11 9 0 3 3 2
2014–15 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 60 2 6 8 55 6 0 2 2 15
2015–16 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 63 17 28 45 44 20 4 12 16 18
2016–17 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 34 10 25 35 46 13 3 6 9 14
2017–18 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 50 5 16 21 54 13 3 4 7 12
2018–19 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 53 9 24 33 78
2018–19 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 21 1 1 2 2
2019–20 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 6 0 4 4 4
2019–20 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 50 4 12 16 30 16 3 1 4 8
NHL totals 71 5 13 18 32 16 3 1 4 8

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Atlantic U17 8th 5 0 0 0 0
2017 Canada WJC Silver medal icon.svg 4 0 3 3 4
2019 Canada WC Silver medal icon.svg 7 0 1 1 0
Junior totals 9 0 3 3 4
Senior totals 7 0 1 1 0

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

Award Year
QMJHL
Best Plus-minus (+52) 2016
First All-Star Team 2016 [7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Flyers sign D Philippe Myers to entry-level contract. Philadelphia Flyers (September 21, 2015). Retrieved on September 19, 2018.
  2. Meltzer, Bill (March 24, 2017). Prospect Update: Myers overcomes injuries this season. Philadelphia Flyers. Retrieved on September 19, 2018.
  3. Carchidi, Sam (February 17, 2019). Flyers defenseman Phil Myers solid in his NHL debut vs. Red Wings. Philly.com. Retrieved on February 25, 2019.
  4. Team Canada add Philippe Meyers to roster. The Sports Network (May 15, 2019). Retrieved on May 15, 2019.
  5. Game Summary: Canada 5, France 2. IIHF (May 16, 2019). Retrieved on May 16, 2019.
  6. Finland defeats Canada for Gold Medal at World Championship. The Sports Network (May 26, 2019). Retrieved on May 26, 2019.
  7. Senators prospect, Huskies star Francis Perron named QMJHL MVP. Sportsnet.ca (April 6, 2016). Retrieved on February 10, 2019.

External links[edit | edit source]

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