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Attack Trade Doherty For Niagara's Philip

Owen Sound | by Bayshore News Staff  

Owen Sound acquires forward Matthew Philip from the OHL's Niagara IceDogs

Image from Twitter via @AttackOHL 

The Owen Sound Attack have acquired overage forward Matthew Philip from the Niagara IceDogs in exchange for Jackson Doherty and Owen Sound's 6th round pick in 2021.

Philip, a 20 year old forward from Ilderton, Ontario, scored 13 goals and added 18 assists for the IceDogs last season in the OHL.
In 179 career games Philip has totalled 40 goals and 49 assists after being selected 172nd overall in the 2015 priority selection.

In a media release, Attack General Manager Dale DeGray says Philip will bring character and skill to Owen Sound and, "Provide us with a leadership role as a veteran player."

Doherty, an Ancaster native, scored 13 goals and contributed 10 assists in 119 career games with the Owen Sound Attack after being drafted in the 3rd round in 2016.

Single game tickets for the 2019-20 season go on sale Friday, August 26th at the MacVicar & McComb Remax Attack Box Office.


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