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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
Contract: view contract details

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Wayne Simmonds has been nominated for the NHL Foundation Player Award.
The award is given to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey – commitment, perseverance and teamwork – to enrich the lives of people in his community." The winner of the award will receive $25,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. Wayne's Road Hockey Warriors has helped raise $100,000 through this event. Apr 25 - 7:08 PM

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Wayne Simmonds picked up a helper in Saturday's 4-2 win over Columbus.

It was the 23rd assist of the season, giving him 53 points on the year.
Apr 8 - 5:20 PM

Wayne Simmonds and his Philadelphia Flyers teammates were blanked by Keith Kinkaid and the Devils in Tuesday's 1-0 overtime loss.

Simmonds now has only three points in his last seven games for the Flyers. The Flyers managed 35 shots on Kinkaid but couldn't beat the netminder who made a few great saves. Simmonds has had another strong season but he couldn't get the Flyers to the playoffs. He now has 52 points in 80 games this season.
Apr 4 - 10:09 PM

Wayne Simmonds picked up a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday.

Simmonds lit up the boxscore with three points, a fight and four shots on goal in 18:15 of action. He now becomes the first Flyer to record back-to-back 30-goal seasons since Jeff Carter had three straight from 2008-11. Simmonds capped off his first period Gordie Howe hat trick by fighting Anders Lee just before the conclusion of the period. For what it's worth, Dale Weise also finished the contest with a Gordie Howe hat trick of his own. Simmonds is up to 30 goals and 52 points in 77 games this season.
Mar 30 - 10:10 PM

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

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.
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

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C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Valtteri Filppula
4Nolan Patrick
5Jori Lehtera
6Michael Vecchione
LW1Travis Konecny
2Jordan Weal
3Michael Raffl
4Scott Laughton
5Oskar Lindblom
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Dale Weise
4Matt Read
D1Ivan Provorov
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Andrew MacDonald
4Nick Schultz
5Radko Gudas
6Brandon Manning
7Travis Sanheim
8Samuel Morin
G1Brian Elliott
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz