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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 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

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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

Wayne Simmonds scored a goal during his 650th career NHL game on Saturday.

The marker gives him 18 goals and 34 points through 45 games this season, and he now has 189 goals and 378 points for his career. He's come a long way since being just a scrawny kid in LA's system.
Jan 14 - 5:20 PM

Wayne Simmonds ended a four-game point drought with an assist in the Flyers' 5-4 shootout win over Vancouver Thursday night.

Simmonds still finished the game with a minus-two rating though. That brings him down to a minus-five rating over his last five games and a minus-12 rating this season. He's second last on the team in terms of plus/minus.
Jan 13 - 11:40 AM

Wayne Simmonds scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Simmonds scored the game's first goal to give the Flyers the lead just 3:25 into the game. His assist on Brayden Schenn's third-period goal restored Philadelphia's one-goal lead (3-2), but the Flyers fell apart after that. Simmonds finished the game with a minus-1 rating, four shots on goal and four hits in 21:12 of ice time. He's up to 17 goals and 14 assists in 2016-17.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 11:22:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds failed to pick up any points in a 4-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils, but he did pick up 16 penalty minutes in the contest.

Simmonds hit Lovejoy in the back as he was turning, causing the defenseman to go crashing into the boards. Simmonds then got himself into trouble mouthing off to the official, which eventually earned him a game-misconduct. He has practically filled up every fantasy stat imaginable this season with 16 goals, 13 assists, 60 penalty minutes, eight power play goals, and one short handed goal in 36 games this season.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 10:29:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds received medical treatment following Monday's game.

Simmonds logged 20:22 minutes of ice time on Monday. He might have sustained or played through an injury Monday night. Right now there's no indication that he'll miss any playing time over this, but we'll have to see if that changes on Tuesday.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Nick Cousins
5Jordan Weal
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Michael Raffl
2Matt Read
3Travis Konecny
4Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Mark Streit
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Michael Del Zotto
4Nick Schultz
5Radko Gudas
6Ivan Provorov
7Brandon Manning
8Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth