Simmonds collected his first point in five games in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Edmonton. After starting the season with five points in seven games, Simmonds has cooled considerably. His refrigeration has paralleled his team's, as the Flyers have dropped five straight. If the team can turn things around -- they're currently second-to-last with only 23 goals -- Simmonds is worthy of being a daily fixture in your lineup.
Simmonds added an assist in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Rangers. Simmonds is starting to simmer. His four points in his last four games have brought his season total to five. He'll look to feast on the Sabres, a team that has allowed 26 goals in eight games, on Tuesday.
Simmonds scored his first goal of the season during a 5-4 comeback win in Boston on Wednesday. Since joining the Flyers in 2011-12, Simmonds has averaged nearly 29 goals per 82 game season. However, it took him six games to pot his first goal this season, which prorates to an 82 game total of 13.6 goals. Even more discouraging, Simmonds has yet to score on the power play, when just last year he scored 14 power play goals, the fifth most in the league.
Wayne Simmonds netted a power-play goal in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Devils.
Wayne Simmonds' left leg, which he fractured in March, is now 100 percent healthy, NHL.com's Adam Kimelman reports.
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