Simon Despres

Simon Despres  #24

Anaheim Ducks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: July 27, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Laval, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: PIT / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15 Regular Season: Last Game: Scoreless on two shots with a +1 rating in 21:01 TOI, Mar. 4 vs. MTL...had one hit and one blocked shot - Has an assist, a +4 rating and six hits in two games with the Ducks - Collected his first point as a Duck in his Anaheim debut, Mar. 3 @ ARI - Appeared in 59 games with Pittsburgh this season, collecting 2-15=17 points with a +9 rating - Led Pittsburgh defensemen in hits (184), ranked second in scoring, assists and PIM, and third in shots on net (76) and blocked shots (85) - Had 5-28=33 points with a +27 rating in 144 career NHL games with the Penguins PPG - 2014-15: 0; Career: 1 SHG - 2014-15: 0; Career: 0 OT Goals - 2014-15: 1; Career: 1 SO Goals - 2014-15: 0-for-1
Quote of the Day

I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday