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Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

Posted: January 28, 2019

Former Senators’ Defenseman Chris Phillips one of five to be honoured

Ottawa, ON – The Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame announced today that Chantal Benoit, Chris Phillips, Rick Desclouds, John Halvorsen, along with the 1968 and 1969 Ottawa Rough Riders will be its 2019 inductees. They will be honoured at the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will take place on Friday, May 31 in the Horticultural Building (Lansdowne).

“The selection process is always extremely difficult and this year was no exception”, says Dave Best, chair of the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame. “Once again, we received a large number of very strong nominations from the community, a reminder of the broad range of sporting achievement and commitment to excellence that exists in the nation’s capital. This year’s class is exceptional, not just for their contribution to sport, but what they have done for our city.”

Chris Phillips

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