Simon Despres

Team Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
Position Defence
Born Jul 27, 1991
Nationality Canada Canada
Team History
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 - present

Simon Despres is a Canadian defenseman on the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Despres was drafted with the final pick of the first round of the 2009 draft by the Penguins, after playing two seasons in the QMJHL. He spent his junior hockey career with the Saint John Sea Dogs, where he played so well that he was ranked the top prospect in the entire league. In 2008-09, he had 2 goals and 32 points, as well as 74 penalty minutes.

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