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Wayne Simmonds | Winger | #17

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/26/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 185
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (61) / LA
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Wayne Simmonds picked up an assist and two penalty minutes in a 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
Simmonds showed great patience behind the net before feeding the puck to Jordan Weal who buried his 4th goal of the season passed Michael Hutchinson. Simmonds continues to bring his all-around game to fantasy lineups and is a hot commodity due to his goals, power play goals, and penalty minutes. He is up to 29 goals and 48 points in 72 games this season. Mar 21 - 11:02 PM

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Wayne Simmonds found the back of the net in a 4-0 win against Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Simmonds has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. That gives him 29 goals and 47 points in 69 contests this season. He's just three goals away from matching his career-high of 32 set last season.
Mar 16 - 9:06 AM

Wayne Simmonds his 46th point of the season during Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Bruins.

Simmonds picked up his 18th helper of the season in the effort. He still sits one puck shy of 200 career goals.
Mar 11 - 4:33 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored his 28th goal of the year in a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

Simmonds was parked in front of the net when he tipped a blast from Gostisbehere into the net. Simmonds is four goals shy of his career high of 32 set last season, and one power play goal shy of his career high of 15 set during the 2013-14 season. His blend of goals, power play goals, penalty minutes and short handed goals make him an excellent fantasy asset. The loss puts the Flyers further back in the race for the final wild card spot in the Eastern Conference.
Mar 9 - 10:22 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored a pair of goals in Tuesday’s 4-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Simmonds scored both goals (one shorthanded, one on the power play) in the first 8:07 of the game to give the Flyers a 2-0 lead. Simmonds now has six goals in his last eight games, and he’s up to 27 goals and 44 points in 62 games in 2016-17. Jakub Voracek and Jordan Weal also scored for the Flyers.
Feb 28 - 9:43 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored his first ever overtime goal in the NHL Saturday.

It was his 194th goal in the NHL and it's hard to believe that it was his first ever in extra time. The talented power forward has 23 goals and 40 points in 53 games this season and is a must-start in pools.
Feb 12 - 9:55 AM

Wayne Simmonds appears to be back to his scoring ways, picking up the overtime winner in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Sharks.

Simmonds' 23rd goal of the season was also his third winner of the campaign. He has 40 points in 53 games this season, and sits six tallies shy of 200 for his career. The goal gave him his second marker in as many games as well.
Feb 11 - 6:10 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored the only goal for the Flyers in a 3-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Thursday.

Simmonds parked himself in front of Greiss and buried the rebound from a Gostisbehere point shot for his 22nd goal of the season. Simmonds finished the game with one goal and four penalty minutes. He is currently on pace to match his career high of 32 goals established last season and 58 points. His blend of goals, points, power play goals and penalty minutes make him an elite fantasy commodity.
Feb 9 - 9:39 PM

The NHL has named Wayne Simmonds as the first star of the week.

Simmonds did collect two goals in two games last week, but he's presumably getting this honor because he was the All-Star Game MVP. He has 21 goals and 38 points in 50 contests this season.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 30 - 1:14 PM

Wayne Simmonds took home MVP honors during Sunday's All-Star game as his Metropolitan division defeated their Pacific foes, 4-3.

Simmonds scored what turned out to be the winner goal in the championship round late in the match. Tack that on top of the two goals he scored against the Atlantic, and you have quite the day for the former-LA King.
Jan 29 - 6:59 PM

Wayne Simmonds delighted his original home crowd during Sunday's 10-6 All-Star win over the Atlantic division.

Simmonds got things started quickly with a breakaway tally just 2:12 into the match, and would later pop another goal.
Jan 29 - 6:08 PM

Wayne Simmonds got the scoring started early on during Sunday's All-Star match against the Atlantic division.

On a beautiful display of speed and skill, Simmonds rushed in on a clean breakaway and chipped the puck past Carey Price.
Jan 29 - 5:12 PM

Wayne Simmonds found the back of the net in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Simmonds opened the scoring at the 12:15 mark of the first period. In the third frame, Roman Lyubimov scored the game-winner for the Flyers. Simmonds finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal, two hits and two blocked shots in 15:19 of ice time. He's found the back of the net in three consecutive games. Simmonds is up to 21 goals and 17 assists in 50 games.
Jan 26 - 9:55 PM

Wayne Simmonds netted his 20th goal of the season in a 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday.

Simmonds has now reached the 20-goal mark in four straight campaigns. That was Simmonds' third goal in his last five games. He's also recorded at least a point in four of his last six contests. In addition to 20 goals and has 37 points in 49 contests this season.
Jan 26 - 11:47 AM

Wayne Simmonds scored his 19th goal of the season and added an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Islanders.

Simmonds was pointless in his previous two games during the week, but had a hand in two important goals that sent Sunday's game to overtime and the Flyers eventually won. Simmonds has 19 goals and 36 points in 46 games this season.
Jan 22 - 10:29 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Valtteri Filppula
3Sean Couturier
4Nick Cousins
5Jordan Weal
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Michael Raffl
2Brayden Schenn
3Matt Read
4Travis Konecny
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Michael Del Zotto
3Nick Schultz
4Radko Gudas
5Ivan Provorov
6Brandon Manning
7Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth