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 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 77 37 36 27 73
A. Steen 74 24 40 8 64
J. Schwartz 75 28 35 13 63
D. Backes 80 26 32 7 58
T. Oshie 72 19 36 17 55
P. Stastny 74 16 30 5 46
A. Pietrangelo 81 7 39 -2 46
J. Lehtera 75 14 30 21 44
K. Shattenkirk 56 8 36 19 44
P. Berglund 77 12 15 -2 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 26 14 3 .917 2.26
J. Allen 22 7 4 .913 2.28

 
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