Simmonds scored two goals for the second consecutive game Tuesday against Florida, netting one on the power play and one at even strength in a 3-2 overtime win. Simmonds accounted for both of the Flyers' regulation tallies, then ceded the spotlight to Jakub Voracek for the game-winner. He also struck twice in Sunday's win over Nashville, with these two contests suddenly propelling Simmonds into a tie for third in the NHL with 15 goals. The 28-year-old's eight power-play goals rank first, and as usual, he's providing a healthy complement of hits and PIM, albeit at a somewhat slower pace than last season. Considering that slight dip in physicality is accompanied by the best scoring rate of Simmonds' career, his fantasy owners will surely take it.
Simmonds scored a pair of goals on the man advantage in the Flyers' 4-2 victory over the Predators on Sunday night. The Flyers top scorer has been very consistent as a fantasy producer over the years. Dating back to 2011-12, he has scored at a rate of at least 0.33 goals per game each year, and last season, he set a career high with 32 goals and 60 points. He's well on his way to that mark again with 13 goals and 24 points in just 27 games. Simmonds also already has seven goals and 12 points on the man advantage; his previous career-highs are 15 goals and 22 points on the power play.
Simmonds scored a goal and added a helper in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Flames. Simmonds' 11th tally of the season held up as the game-winner. He's been an absolute beast in 23 games so far, piling up 21 points with 58 shots on goal, which sets him up well to challenge his career-high 32-goal, 60-point output from last year.
Simmonds scored the game's first goal and dished a power-play assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Panthers. His 10th goal of the year was an impressive one, as Simmonds stole the puck off a faceoff in his own zone, zipped down to the other end, and beat Roberto Luongo with a lightning-quick snap shot. The helper, meanwhile, was his ninth power-play point among 18 total points this season. Indeed, Simmonds is producing with the man advantage as usual, but his physical play is down a tick this year -- he has only 17 PIM and 39 hits in 20 games, well short of last season's rates on both counts.
Simmonds (illness) will play Tuesday night against the visiting Senators, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports. Simmonds is good to go for the upcoming contest, despite missing practice Monday. The physical winger has been dynamic this season, especially at the home rink, as he's collected four goals and five assists in eight games at Wells Fargo Center.
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