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Reid Simpson

Reid Simpson  #33

Left Wing
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: May 21, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Flin Flon, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 216 DRAFTED: PHI / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (72nd overall)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, December 14, 1992. Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Traded to New Jersey by Dallas with Roy Mitchell for future considerations, March 21, 1994. Traded to Chicago by New Jersey for Chicago's 4th round choice (Mikko Jokela) in 1998 Entry Draft and future considerations, January 8, 1998. Traded to Tampa Bay by Chicago with Bryan Muir for Michael Nylander, November 12, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to jaw injury vs. NY Islanders, January 13, 2000. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, August 24, 2000. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to groin injury vs. Nashville, November 24, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 10, 2001. Claimed on waivers by Nashville from Montreal, January 28, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Rockford (UHL), March 13, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), February 2, 2010.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers