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Former NHL Stanley Cup champion passes away

Published March 19, 2024 at 4:40 PM
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Former NHL enforcer Chris Simon has passed away. Simon, who played parts of 15 seasons in the NHL, was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers, however he never played for the Philadelphia Flyers as he was part of the package for the Flyers to obtain Eric Lindros.

Sad news: Former NHL enforcer Chris Simon has died at age 52.

The Wawa, Ont., native racked up 1,824 PIM and 101 fighting majors in his 15-year NHL career. Simon won a Stanley Cup with the #Avs in 1996 and made Finals appearances with WSH and CGY.

Simon's children, family and friends are grieving his sudden loss.




Chris Simon played in three Stanley Cup finals, with the Washington Capitals, Calgary Flames and won a Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche in 1996. The enforcer had 144-career goals including a season with 29 goals. He also had over 100-career fights. Our hearts go out to his family during this trying time.
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Former NHL Stanley Cup champion passes away

What was most impressive feat that Chris Simon accomplished?

Over 100-career fights2420.9 %
29-goal season2622.6 %
Stanley Cup champion6556.5 %
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