Phil Housley Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Career, Ethnicity, Kids
Facts of Phil Housley
|Full Name:||Phil Housley|
|Birth Date:||March 9, 1964|
|Profession:||Ice hockey coach|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Birth Place||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Education||attended Southern St. Paul High School|
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Once a legend always remains a legend. Yes, this is proved by the ex ice hockey player Phil Housley. When one hears the name Phil the only thing that comes in his mind is the greatest Offensive defenseman in NHL history. Phil Housley aka Phillip Francis Housley is an American profession ice hockey coach who is currently serving as an assistant coach for Arizona Coyotes of the NHL. However, before joining Arizona he contributed as head coach for NHL’s Buffalo Sabres from 2017 to 2019. Further, Phil achieved the dubious record of most games ever played without winning Stanley cup.
People seem to be excited about knowing the bio, age, career, and personal life of this NHL’s legend. Seeing this below we have provided all the information about Phl Housley.
Who is Phil Housley? Bio,Age,Nationality,Parents
The American Ice hockey coach Phil was born on March 9, 1964. By this, he is currently 55 years old. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the USA under the birth sign Pisces. Further, he holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his parents and siblings.
He seems to be very secretive regarding his personal matters. Talking about his education, he attended South St. Paul High School.
Phil Housley’s Professional career as Player and Coach
At the age of just 18, Housley entered into his professional career. He was drafted in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. In the draft Phil showed such a great performance as a defenseman that he was selected in the first round. Further, in his draft, he scored 65 points in just 22 games. During his 21 years NHL career with Buffalo Sabres, he compiled 558 points in 608 games.
Moreover, he held the record for the most points by American NHL player until Mike Modano entered on November 7, 2007. Despite such a brilliant game and strategy, he never got the opportunity to win the Stanley Cup. In his 1,257th NHL game on Janary21, 200o he breaks the record of Craig Ludwig the most ever at the time by an American. During his NHL career as a player, he played with teams like Winnipeg Jets, St.Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils. Additionally, he played for teams like Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and Toronto Maple leaves. Finally, in 2003, he got retired.
A year after his retirement, he taught hockey at Stillwater Area High School from 2004 to 2013. Then after he worked as an assistant coach for the Nashville Predators until 2017. Apart from this, he coached Team USA at the 2013 IIHF World Under 20 Championship held in Russia. Additionally, he served as an assistant coach in 2007 and 2011 World Juniors. He joined Buffalo Sabres as their new head coach on June 15, 2017. However, he fired from Buffalo’s on April 7, 2019, after the 2018-19 season. Then he signed a contract as an assistant coach for Arizona Coyotes on June 26, 2019.
Net worth and Salary
Till now Phil hasn’t disclosed any information about his net worth and salary. However, as an ex ice hockey player and a coach we can assume that he earns a handsome salary and has got good net worth. Besides, his wife who is a senate of Minnesota has a net worth in $4 million to $1o million range.
Personal life: Wife and Children’s!
The 55 years old Phil is a married man. He tied his knot with his high school sweetheart Karin Hosley. Karin is a senator of Minnesota State. Further, she also the nominee for the 2018 special election for the US senate. Both Phil and Karin started dating each other since high school. They gave birth to 4 children. All their children are already grown up now. Currently, they are happily leaving in St. Marys Point, Minnesota.
Height, Weight and other body features
Although Phil is 55 years old, he has got the energy and activeness of sweet 16 boys. He is 5 feet 10 inches(178cm) tall and weighs 84 kg(185Ibs). Further, he hasn’t provided his other body measurements.