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Wayne Simmonds | Winger | #17

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/26/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 185
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (61) / LA
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Don't be surprised to find out that Wayne Simmonds was suffering through injuries this season.
Simmonds had only 24 goals, well down from the 30-goal scorer he has been in the last few years. "You’ll find out later," was his response when asked if he was playing with an injury after the Flyers were eliminated Sunday in an 8-5 loss to Pittsburgh. Stay tuned. Apr 23 - 8:24 AM

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Wayne Simmonds has been dropped to the second power play.

He was replaced on the top unit by rookie Nolan Patrick. "I wasn’t playing well and I’ve got to do better," Simmonds said on Thursday. "I’ve got to be a better player. Patty’s done a great job in front of the net when he’s been in front of the net this year so he got two huge goals and got us back into the game. I feel no way about it. The kid’s a great player and he deserves everything he’s getting." Simmonds will play alongside Travis Konecny and Oskar Lindblom with Ivan Provorov and Travis Sanheim on the points as the Flyers meet Pittsburgh in the battle of Pennsylvania in the first round of the playoffs.
Apr 8 - 9:12 AM

Wayne Simmonds notched two goals in Philadelphia's 6-3 win over Washinton on Sunday.

Simmonds, who had two assists on Saturday against Carolina, made it a four-point weekend to help the Flyers gain four points on the Capitals. The 29-year-old now has 23 goals and 43 points in 66 games.
Mar 18 - 8:17 PM

Wayne Simmonds recorded two assists, an even plus-minus rating, three shots on goal, and three hits in 18:30 of ice-time in a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Simmonds recorded his first multi-point game since February 1st against the New Jersey Devils. The forward now has four points in his last six games since returning from injury. Simmonds now has 21 goals and 41 points in 65 games this season.
Mar 18 - 12:03 AM

Wayne Simmonds (upper body) confirmed that he will make his return on Wednesday.

It will be Simmonds' first game since Feb. 18. He has 20 goals, 37 points, and 55 penalty minutes in 59 contests in 2017-18.
Mar 7 - 1:15 PM

Wayne Simmonds (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup Wednesday.

Simmonds said he felt good after practice on Tuesday and he is eager to make an impact against Pittsburgh. "He's a big part of our team," coach Dave Hakstol said. "He looked good. Nice to have him back in our lineup." Simmonds has been sidelined since Feb. 18 due to an upper-body injury. He skated alongside Valtteri Filppula and Jordan Weal during the session. Simmonds also logged time on the top power-play unit. For what it's worth, he isn't listed on injured reserve on the Flyers' official website anymore either. It appears to be safe to get him back in your lineup, but confirmation on his status should come Wednesday morning.
Mar 6 - 6:09 PM

Wayne Simmonds will be out of action for 2-3 weeks because of an upper-body injury.

Simmonds had appeared in all 59 games this season, while recording 20 goals and 37 points. His injury explains why Philadelphia called up Oskar Lindblom from the minors on Monday night.
Feb 20 - 10:51 AM

Wayne Simmonds scored a power play goal in a 4-3 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.

Simmonds now has points in three straight games for the Flyers. His power play goal on Saturday was his 19th of the season. Philly also got goals from Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux before winning the game in a shootout. Simmonds has 19 goals and 35 points in 55 games this season.
Feb 11 - 1:10 AM

Wayne Simmonds registered an assist in a 5-3 win against Montreal Thursday night.

Simmonds has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He's up to 18 goals and 34 points in 54 contests this season.
Feb 9 - 11:15 AM

Wayne Simmonds scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 4-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Simmonds was parked in front and buried Jakob Voracek's rebound for his 17th goal of the year. Simmonds has 11 points in his last 14 games, with a total of 32 in 51 games this season. Claude Giroux and Shayne Gostisbehere also scored in the loss. Simmonds' blend of goals and penalty minutes make him an intriguing option over the second half of the season for fantasy managers.
Feb 1 - 9:44 PM

Wayne Simmonds extended his point streak to six games.

Simmonds kept that run going by scoring a goal in the Flyers' 3-2 overtime victory against Toronto Thursday night. He has 16 goals and 29 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 19 - 9:44 AM

Wayne Simmonds registered an assist in the Flyers' 5-1 loss to the New York Rangers Tuesday night.

Simmonds is on a five-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last seven contests. He has 15 goals and 28 points in 44 contests this season.
Jan 17 - 6:57 AM

Wayne Simmonds picked up a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Simmonds' power play goal at the 10:48 mark of the second period tied the game at two. He then registered the primary assist on Sean Couturier's game-winning goal with just over 14 minutes remaining in the game. Simmonds has 11 goals and 21 points in 34 games this season.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:20:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds posted an empty-net goal with an assist and a game-high eight shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-2 victory in Edmonton.

Simmonds has notched goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season. He was certainly feeling it on the offensive end, as the shot total was also a season high, too. In fact, his previous best was just five shots, so he was skating hard in Edmonton. He'll look to carry over the momentum into Thursday's game in Vancouver. Simmonds has no goals and two assists in four contests in the second end of a back-to-back set this season.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 12:40:00 AM

Wayne Simmonds found the back of the net in the Flyers' 5-2 win over Calgary on Monday.

Simmonds has eight goals and 15 points in 27 contests this season. That puts him on pace for about 45 points, which is a bit below expectations for Simmonds, but we think he can still end up above the 50-point milestone in 2017-18.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 10:14:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Travis Konecny
3Scott Laughton
4Jordan Weal
5Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Matt Read
5Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Ivan Provorov
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Brandon Manning
6Robert Hagg
7Johnny Oduya
G1Brian Elliott
2Petr Mrazek
3Dustin Tokarski
4Michal Neuvirth