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Kent Simpson
North American Goalie
Everett, WHL
Final Rank:  3 Midterm Rank:  7
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  182
Born:  March 26, 1992    
Birthplace:  Edmonton, AB, CAN
Drafted:  CHI (2nd Round / 58th Overall) - Player Page
• Simpson recorded his first WHL shutout in his first career start, stopping 28 shots and being named the first star of the game.

• He is coached in Everett by former NHL coach Craig Hartsburg and was a member of Team Canada at the 2010 Under-18 World Championship as well as Team Pacific at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

• Simpson, who was the last pick of the first round (22nd overall) in the 2007 WHL Bantam Draft, patterns his game after Cam Ward because “he has a good butterfly, plays very efficiently and is very composed.”

• Away from the rink, the 2009-2010 Everett Silvertips Scholastic Player of the Year Award winner, also enjoys playing golf and the guitar.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Edmonton Oilers
NHL Player: Marc-Andre Fleury
Shootout move: “Glove save”
Video Game: Call of Duty
Movie: The Guardian
TV Show: Seinfeld
Actor: Leonardo Dicaprio
Cartoon: The Simpsons
Website: goaliestore.com
Pump-up song: “New Noise” by Refused
Restaurant: Jack’s Grill
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse
Breakfast food: Waffles
Superhero: Superman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2008-2009
EVERETT
WHL
27
3.85
1,451
1
.892
2009-2010
EVERETT
WHL
34
2.26
1,938
1
.925