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Charles Simmer

Charles Simmer

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: March 20, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Terrace Bay, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: CSE / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (39th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 1985-1986
MJHL First All-Star Team (1973) CHL Second All-Star Team (1977) AHL Second All-Star Team (1978) NHL First All-Star Team (1980, 1981) Bill Masterton Trophy (1986) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1984) Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 8, 1977. Traded to Boston by Los Angeles for Boston's 1st round choice (Dan Gratton) in 1985 Entry Draft, October 24, 1984. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Boston in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1987.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday