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Draft Prospect - 2008
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Philip McRae
North American Skater
London, OHL
Final Rank:  56 Midterm Rank:  38
Position:  Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  189
Born:  March 15, 1990    
Birthplace:  Apple Valley, MN, USA
Drafted:  STL (2nd Round / 33rd Overall) - Player Page
  • Had three goals and six points at the 2008 Under-18 IIHF World Championship helping Team USA win a bronze medal.
  • Finished fifth on the London Knights in scoring with 18 goals and 46 points, including seven power-play goals.
  • Played on the U.S. National Under-17 team in 2005-06, registering 21 points (10-11--21) in 58 games.
  • His nickname is “Diesel” and he wears number 90 because he was always number nine growing up but nine and 19 are both retired in London.
  • His father, Basil, was drafted in the 3rd round, 87th overall in 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques – he played with seven different NHL teams from 1981 until he retired after the 1996-97 season. His uncle, Chris also played in the National Hockey League with Detroit and Toronto.
  • He got his start in hockey on the frozen ponds of Minnesota when he was young and played on his first hockey team for the Chesterfield Falcons.
  • Credits his dad for having had the most influence on his career – “he coached me when I was young and always motivates me”.
  • Patterns his game after Jason Allison – “I have a lot of the same qualities as him, we are built similar and have the same style”.
  • Winning a national championship with the Junior Blues is his most memorable hockey moment – “it is the biggest tournament or championship that I have ever won”.
  • The one thing he couldn’t live without is his iPod and is he wasn’t playing hockey he would be fishing or snowboarding.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: St. Louis Blues

NHL Player: Vincent Lecavalier

Shootout move: “Fake shot, backhand toe drag, top shelf”

Goal Celebration: Fist pump

Practice Drill: One-on-one’s

Video Game: NHL 08

Movie: Wedding Crashers

TV Show: Everybody Loves Raymond

Actor: Vince Vaughn

Artist:  Neil Young

Book: It’s not about the bike by Lance Armstrong

Food to cook: Fish

Sport (other than hockey): Golf

Activity away from the rink: Fishing

Toy growing up: Mini sticks

Place to shop: Bass Pro Shop

Place to visit: Atlantis


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
LONDON
OHL
63
2
8
10
27
2007-2008
LONDON
OHL
66
18
28
46
61
2013-2014
BLUES
FINLAND
45
8
12
20
12
2013-2014
TAPPARA
FINLAND
8
0
1
1
2




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 64 41 16 7 192 155 89
2 ANA 64 40 17 7 189 177 87
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 62 36 23 3 180 167 75
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 63 27 26 10 196 210 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 63 31 30 27 61
A. Steen 61 19 32 6 51
J. Schwartz 56 20 27 13 47
T. Oshie 55 17 27 11 44
D. Backes 62 21 22 4 43
K. Shattenkirk 49 8 32 18 40
P. Stastny 55 12 25 11 37
J. Lehtera 56 9 24 13 33
A. Pietrangelo 63 6 27 -2 33
P. Berglund 59 8 12 -2 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 20 9 2 .921 2.20
J. Allen 17 6 3 .903 2.55

 
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