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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 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

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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

Wayne Simmonds picked up a helper plus another 15 PIMs during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Stars.

The Flyers' power forward extraordinaire is now up to 12 helpers and 27 points along with 42 PIMs. We all know how valuable Simmonds is to fantasy, and this is just another prime example of just how much.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 04:39:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds recorded his second straight two-goal game during Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Panthers.

He has three power play markers in the span as well, meaning eight of his 15 goals have come on the man-advantage. In fact 13 of his 26 points have come in that fashion. That's pretty impressive to say the least.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:25:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored twice on Sunday to keep up his productive pace and lead the Flyers past Nashville.

Simmonds now has 13 goals and 24 points in 27 games this season. The 28-year-old has a torrid 19.1 shooting percetage, but he's falling way short of the 147 penalty minutes he accumulated last year.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 11:43:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds registered an assist in the Flyers' 3-2 shootout win over Boston Tuesday night.

Simmonds is on a three-game point streak. He has 11 goals and 22 points in 24 contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 10:06:00 AM

Wayne Simmonds scored a goal and assisted on another in a 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

Simmonds opened the scoring on a two-on-one midway through the first period and then assisted on Nick Cousins' third period power-play goal. Simmonds is currently on pace for a career year with 10 goals, eight assists in 20 games played this season. Dale Weise added a power-play goal, his first goal as a Flyer.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 10:28:00 PM

Coach Dave Hakstol switched up Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek in practice Monday.

Simmonds was on the wing for Sean Couturier and Travis Konecny while Voracek moved back up and will play alongside Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn. The top-two lines are a combined minus-38 and the Flyers need to get better to have a chance at the post-season. "We have to get our consistency back," Simmonds said. "We have to make sure we're doing the right things - limiting the turnovers, and some of the brain [locks] we've had without the puck. I think our game with the puck has been very good, but some of the things without the puck we can improve on." Simmonds leads the Flyers with nine goals and has 16 points in 19 games. Not too shabby.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 08:39:00 AM

Wayne Simmonds found the back of the net in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

The Flyers scored five goals by five different players and no one picked up more than one point in the game. Simmonds gave the Flyers a 4-2 at the 5:46 mark of the third period. He has nine goals and seven assists in 18 games this season. Simmonds is on pace to score a career-high 41 goals. Sean Couturier, Michael Raffl, Mark Streit and Brandon Manning also scored for Philadelphia.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 10:19:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds scored a pair of goals in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Both of his goals came on special teams. His first period tally was scored on the power play, while his goal in the second frame came with his team shorthanded. He finished the game with a team-high five shots on goal in 17:23 of ice time. The 28-year-old has eight goals and 14 points in 15 games.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 11:18:00 PM

Wayne Simmonds had two assists Sunday.

Simmonds is on a four game point scoring streak and has 11 in 10 games this season. He broke a string of four straight games in which he was a minus-player and is now minus-four this season. Nevertheless, he should be in your lineup as he is a great source of points and penalty minutes.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Wayne Simmonds has scored in each of his last four games.

Simmonds is the prototypical power forward in the NHL these days as he had 32 goals, 60 points and 147 penalty minutes last season. This year he has four goals and five points with eight penalty minutes in five games. He better be on someone's roster in your fantasy pool.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 09:00:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Nick Cousins
5Roman 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