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Simon Despres | Defenseman

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/27/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 214
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Simon Despres needs to clear waivers before being sent to the minors.
That could help his chances of staying with Pittsburgh this season. Shoulder injuries to Olli Maatta and Derrick Pouliot increase Despres' shot at a roster spot as well. He signed a two-year, $1.8 million contract in July. Despres averaged 16:44 of ice time per game with the big club last season in 34 contests and he posted five assists. Aug 7 - 10:12 AM

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Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3Nick Spaling
4Blake Comeau
5Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Jayson Megna
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Brian Dumoulin
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss
3Jeff Zatkoff