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Simon Despres
#47 - D
 
Height: 6'-4"
Weight: 214lbs
Shoots: Left
Salary:
Date of Birth: July 27, 1991
Place of Birth: Laval, QC, Canada
Drafted: Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2009 (30/1)

 

  1. Career Statistics
  2. Transactions
  3. Honours and Awards
  4. Performance Highs
Movements & Injuries
2013
13-Jan-13 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2012
15-Sep-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
23-Apr-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
18-Apr-12 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
01-Apr-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
27-Mar-12 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
11-Mar-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
09-Mar-12 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
02-Feb-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
13-Feb-12 Missed 15 games (lower body injury).
11-Jan-12 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
10-Jan-12 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
02-Jan-12 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2011
01-Dec-11 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
22-Sep-11 Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2010
06-Oct-10 Returned to his junior team (Saint John-QMJHL).
2009
07-Oct-09 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a three-year entry-level contract.
23-Sep-09 Returned to his junior team (Saint John-QMJHL).
 
Transactions
Jun 26 2009 Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round (30th overall) in 2009.
Honours and Awards
League Honor Year
QMJHL Emile "Butch" Bouchard Trophy 2010-11
QMJHL First All-Star Team 2010-11
QMJHL All-Rookie Team 2007-08
Career Statistics
  Regular Season | Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts +/- PiM PP SH GW S | GP G A Pts PiM
2006-07 Laval-Bourassa QAAA 42 8 31 39 - 36 - - - - |
2007-08 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 64 1 13 14 18 30 0 0 - - | - - - - -
2008-09 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 66 2 30 32 16 74 0 0 - - |
  Canada WJ18-A 6 0 2 2 - 8 - - - - | - - - - -
2009-10 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 63 9 38 47 36 87 4 1 4 - | - - - - -
2010-11 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 47 13 28 41 29 54 4 1 4 141 |
  Canada WJC-A 7 0 3 3 7 0 0 0 0 - | - - - - -
2011-12 Pittsburgh NHL 18 1 3 4 5 10 1 0 0 22 | - - - - -
  WB Penguins AHL 44 5 10 15 -5 45 0 0 4 85 |
2012-13 Pittsburgh NHL 12 2 3 5 5 14 0 0 0 13 | - - - - -
Totals NHL 30 3 6 9 10 24 1 0 0 35 |
  AHL 44 5 10 15 -5 45 0 0 0 85 | - - - - -
  QMJHL 240 25 109 134 89 245 8 2 0 0 | - - - - -
  WJ18 6 0 2 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 | - - - - -
  WJC 7 0 3 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 | - - - - -
Career Highs (SEASON) TOTAL SEASON
Games 18 2011-12 (Pit)
Goals 1 2011-12 (Pit)
Assists 3 2011-12 (Pit)
Points 4 2011-12 (Pit)
Penalty Minutes 10 2011-12 (Pit)
Plus/Minus +5 2011-12 (Pit)
Power Play Goals 1 2011-12 (Pit)
Shots 22 2011-12 (Pit)