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Dominik Simon: Signs with Czech team
Simon agreed to a two-year contract with HC Sparta Praha on Saturday.
Simon joins his hometown team in the Czech Extraliga after playing in 72 games for Pittsburgh and Anaheim last season. He recorded 13 points, 88 shots on goal and 72 hits during the 2021-22 campaign. Simon mentioned in the press release that the Penguins invited him to attend training camp, but he decided he wanted to return home instead.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Solid end to season
Simon picked up four assists in 17 games after he was traded from the Penguins to the Ducks in March.
Simon saw time all around the lineup with his new team. He played in a career-high 72 contests this year, earning 13 points with 88 shots on net, 72 hits, 34 PIM and an even plus-minus rating between the two clubs. The 27-year-old showed promise a few years ago with the Penguins, but that's mostly faded away now for a player that projects to just be a bottom-six option. He'll get to test free agency this summer.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Benefits from moving up lineup
Simon notched an assist, three hits and three blocked shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
With Ryan Getzlaf retired, Simon was given a boost to the top-line alongside Adam Henrique and Troy Terry. The move worked, as Simon helped out on a Sonny Milano tally in the second period. Simon is at 13 points, 88 shots on net, 72 hits, 34 PIM and a plus-1 rating in 71 appearances this season, though he's often been limited to bottom-six minutes.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Helpers in consecutive games
Simon notched an assist in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Simon picked up an assist for the second straight game when he set up a Josh Mahura tally in the first period. The 27-year-old Simon has earned three assists with a plus-4 rating and 13 shots on net in nine games since he joined the Ducks at the trade deadline. The Czech winger has 12 points, 80 shots, 66 hits and 30 PIM through 64 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Helps out on insurance tally
Simon notched an assist, four shots on goal and two hits in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.
Simon helped out on a Derek Grant goal in the third period. This was Simon's second assist in eight games since he was traded from the Penguins at the trade deadline. The 27-year-old has seen some middle-six usage with the Ducks, but it's unlikely to give his offense much of a boost. He's at 11 points, 80 hots on net, 65 hits, 30 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 63 appearances overall.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Draws first helper with new club
Simon posted an assist in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Sharks.
The Ducks' lone scoring play featured a couple of firsts -- Gerald Mayhew netted his first goal for Anaheim with Simon picking up his first assist with the club. The 27-year-old Simon is more of a defensive forward, so he shouldn't be expected to contribute much offense, especially once the Ducks get some players back. He has 10 points, 69 shots on net, 57 hits and 28 PIM through 57 contests this season, most of which was spent on the Penguins' fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Dominik Simon: Part of Rakell package
Simon is part of the trade package heading from Pittsburgh to Anaheim in the Rickard Rakell trade, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
Pittsburgh's sending Simon, Zach Aston-Reese, a 2022 second-round pick and goalie prospect Calle Clang to the Ducks in exchange for Rakell. Simon will likely slot into a fourth-line role with his new club. He tallied just nine points in 55 games for the Penguins.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Penalized in loss
Simon provided two PIM in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Red Wings on Friday.
Simon has penalties in back-to-back games, but the rest of his stat sheet is really quite empty. The center has just three points in 14 contests in January.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Gathers assist in loss
Simon posted an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Kings.
Simon helped out on Kris Letang's opening tally in the first period. The 27-year-old Simon started the season with four points in five games, but he's been limited to just three assistsi n his last 25 outings. The Czech winger will continue to play in a bottom-six role, and his lack of offense makes him a non-factor in most fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Clears virus protocols
Simon exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Saturday, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Simon will be eligible to play Sunday against San Jose. He's picked up five points through 24 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: In COVID-19 protocols
The Penguins placed Simon in COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Symptoms and test results will dictate the length of Simon's absence. He's managed only a goal and four assists while averaging 9:32 of ice time in 24 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Picks up rare helper
Simon contributed an assist and two PIM in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Devils.
Simon set up Mike Matheson for what was the game-winning goal midway through the third period. The 27-year-old Simon saw just 6:50 of ice time in the close contest. The helper snapped his 18-game point drought, which dated back to Oct. 23. With five points, 31 shots on net, 18 hits and eight PIM through 24 contests, fantasy managers have little reason to track Simon's progress this year.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Ready to rock
Simon (undisclosed) is in the lineup for Wednesday's game versus the Oilers.
Simon left Monday's game versus the Flames after taking a shot up high, but he won't miss any additional time. The 27-year-old will slot into his usual bottom-six role. He has four points in 16 appearances this year.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: No update after game
Simon (undisclosed) left Monday's game against the Flames and did not return.
Simon took a shot up high and immediately went back to the locker room under his own power. An update on his status should be available before Wednesday's contest in Edmonton.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Ends cold spell with assist
Simon managed an assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 3-1 win over the Jets.
Simon helped out on Danton Heinen's go-ahead goal in the third period. Prior to Monday, Simon had gone six appearances without a point while sitting out as a healthy scratch six times in that span. He had four points in the first five games of the year, but without a stable place in the lineup, the Czech winger doesn't need to be rostered in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Collects decisive goal in opener
Simon scored a goal on four shots and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.
Simon struck at the 11:32 mark of the third period, flicking a long shot from the point that deflected off a Tampa Bay defenseman to give the Penguins a 3-0 edge. Simon went 11 games without a point with Calgary in 2020-21 before returning to the franchise he spent his first five NHL seasons with.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Dominik Simon: Back with organization
Simon inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Penguins on Wednesday.
Simon returns to the Penguins after one season with the Flames, which saw him fail to register a point in 11 contests. The Czech center was significantly more productive during his previous stint in Pittsburgh, which saw him secure a pair of 20-point campaigns. While Simon will no doubt be hoping for a full-time roster spot, the fact that his new deal is two-way in nature does indicate the organization expects him to spend some time in the minors.... See More ... See Less
Dominik Simon: Not qualified by Calgary
Simon will become a free agent after not receiving a qualifying offer from the Flames on Monday.
Simon was held without a point in 11 games with the Flames last season. He has 184 games of NHL experience, mostly with the Penguins, which could help him land a deal this offseason. He averaged just 9:36 of ice time and totaled four shots on goal during the 2020-21 season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 190 lbs
|Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic