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Simon Despres | #6

D | 6' 4" | 218 lb
Career
GP G A P +/-
193 6 37 43 31
  • Simon Despres
  • Born: July 27, 1991
  • Birthplace: Laval, QC, CAN
  • Shoots: Left
  • Draft: 2009 PIT, 1st rd, 30th pk (30th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 193 6 37 43 31 150 1 5 0 0 1 1 232 2.6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 193 6 37 43 31 150 1 5 0 0 1 1 232 2.6

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NHL teams want young defensemen who are big, mobile and physical. Despres checks all those boxes.

Selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round (No. 30) in the 2009 NHL Draft, Despres (6-foot-4, 218 pounds) loves to deliver hard checks. The Laval, Quebec, native's skills with the puck can be underappreciated, but he is also capable of contributing offensively.

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