Wayne Simmonds RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flyers' Simmonds returns to practice: report

    NHL.com "Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds returned to practice Monday in Orleans, Mass., according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Flyers have been spending time in the town near Cape Cod prior to opening the regular season Oct. 8 at the Boston Bruins. Simmonds had been out since..." October 06

  • Determined Simmonds has blue-collar mentality for Flyers

    Courier-Post "Growing up in the outskirts of Toronto, Wayne Simmonds had a lot of red on his bedroom walls. He was a Detroit Red Wings fan in Maple Leafs country and idolized Sergei Fedorov. “I just liked his style,” Simmonds said. “He had all the flashy equipment, but he played the game the right way...." January 26

  • Flyers Injury Update: Simmonds in, Voracek out

    CSN Philly "Both Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek were at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday afternoon but only one of them participated in practice. Simmonds who had been battling the flu since the Flyers’ trip to Lake Placid N.Y. last week took part in the full hour-long session. In fact it was the second..." September 26

  • Raffl clicks right away with Lecavalier, Simmonds

    CSN Philly "He had not gotten off the ice yet for his line change when the puck was turned over at the blue line to Michael Raffl. Without hesitation the left winger darted into the Rangers' zone and found Vinny Lecavalier open in the right circle -- Lecavalier's favorite spot -- for a quick shot on..." September 18

  • Wayne Simmonds: 'I feel ready to play'

    CSN Philly "Wayne Simmonds looks like a player Saturday when the Flyers host Carolina in an afternoon matinee at Wells Fargo Center. Simmonds, who is now past the seven-day recovery period for a first concussion, took full practice Friday at Skate Zone but not much contact, even though he wore a regular..." February 09

  • Wayne Simmonds has concussion, misses game vs. Hurricanes

    CSN Philly "Wayne Simmonds has whiplash and a concussion. The Flyers' forward did not dress for Saturday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. General manager Paul Holmgren said before the game that Simmonds was suffering from "head and neck injuries," then confirmed between periods that..." February 03

  • Wayne Simmonds has concussion, misses game Sat.

    CSN Philly "Wayne Simmonds has whiplash and a concussion. The Flyers' forward did not dress for Saturday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. General manager Paul Holmgren said before the game that Simmonds was suffering from "head and neck injuries," then confirmed between periods that..." February 02

  • Simmonds disgusted by racist comments

    Courier-Post "Wayne Simmonds was seated at his locker and ripping off equipment following the Flyers' practice on Thursday when reporters approached for comment about the NHL's latest racist incident. The right wing hadn't heard. He sat up straight, leaned in and asked for details. He knew Joel Ward..." April 27

  • NHL rewards Flyers winger

    Courier-Post "The reminders of a painful but rewarding weekend are right there for Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds to see when he stands in front of his medicine-cabinet mirror. There are a half-dozen stitches running from the bridge of his nose across his right eyebrow. His eye no longer is swollen almost..." April 03

  • Simmonds pays for his 26th goal

    Courier-Post "Wayne Simmonds' goal celebration Saturday was falling to the ice with a bloodied face, then getting up and hustling to the dressing room for some medical attention. One tough cookie, the Flyers winger was back playing about 15 minutes later with six or seven stitches running from the bridge of..." April 01

  • You gotta have heart

    Courier-Post "Wayne Simmonds couldn't come up with the words to explain a game he'll never forget. The Flyers' rough and tough winger actually had nothing at all to say to anyone. It hurt too much for Simmonds to talk with 25 stitches in his upper and lower lips and, according to a Flyers official, two of..." February 17

  • Change of scenery helping Simmonds

    Courier-Post "Their meetings as Western Conference opponents used to be fairly regular. When Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds was spending his first three NHL seasons with the Los Angeles, Ilya Bryzgalov was tending goal for the division rival Phoenix Coyotes. "I always liked him," Bryzgalov said Thursday..." February 03

  • Simmonds continues hard working play

    Courier-Post "Flyers coach Peter Laviolette liked what he was getting from physical right wing Wayne Simmonds even though the goals weren't coming, and told him so last Friday in Anaheim. "I grabbed him after the game," Laviolette said. "I really liked his game. He was working hard. He was skating hard. He..." December 09

  • Simmonds is what team needs

    Courier-Post "Being in the middle of the action is what the Flyers need this season from their new forward Wayne Simmonds. The Flyers lacked a sustained physical presence in front of the net on the power play last season — actually over the last two years since Mike Knuble signed with Washington after the..." October 14

  • League fails to do its duty

    New York Post "Twenty minutes after the conclusion of Monday's game in Philadelphia, Wayne Simmonds said repeatedly that he "[could not] recall every single word," he screamed at Sean Avery following a first period scrum during which the Flyer had been punched in the face by the Ranger. But somehow a day..." September 28

  • Avery accuses Simmonds of slur

    CSN Philly "This time, Wayne Simmonds finds himself on the other side of the fence. Last week in London, Ont., a fan threw a banana at the Flyers forward, an obvious racial gesture to Simmonds being a black Canadian hockey player. On Monday night during the Flyers' 5-3 preseason win over the..." September 27