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Simon Danis-Pepin
Simon Danis-Pepin
(da-NEE peh-PEHN, see-MONH)
Number: 48
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 235
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 11, 1988
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Drafted: CHI / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (61st overall)


Tallied 13 assists and recorded 29 penalty minutes in 36 regular season games in his senior season at the University of Maine … Led team defensemen and tied for third on the Black Bears with a collegiate career-high 13 helpers … Recorded a season-high two assists on two occasions … Served as team co-captain.

Scored collegiate career-high four goals and added eight assists in 34 regular-season games … Tallied season-high two points twice … Recorded nine of his 12 points over Maine’s final 14 games … Named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Award winner and named to the Hockey East Academic Honor Roll. 2006-07: Posted 6 points (2G, 4A) in 40 games as a sophomore at the University of Maine … Scored his first collegiate goal on Nov. 10 vs. UMass-Lowell. 2005-06: Tallied five assists in 23 games as a freshman at Maine … Picked up first collegiate point, an assist, in his first game on Oct. 7 vs. Air Force … Named the Jack Semler Most Improved Player for the Black Bears.

2006-07: Played in all 40 games as a sophomore, one of only eight players to do so ... Scored his first-career goal in the second period against UMass Lowell Nov. 10 ... Added a second goal against Merrimack Feb. 24  that was the game-winner ... Added four assists on the season, including one at North Dakota Oct. 21  and one on a shorthanded goal at Northeastern Dec. 9.

2005-06: Played in 23 games with five assists ... In his first game at Air Force Oct. 7, notched his first assist ... Had assists in both games at Northeastern Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 ... Had an assist on the game-winning goal against Boston College Feb. 18 ... Added an assist on a power play goal against UMass Lowell March 11  in the Hockey East Quarterfinals ... Was the youngest player in Hockey East during the season ... Named the Jack Semler Most Improved Player for Maine.

During the 2004-05 season, played for Gatineau in the Quebec AAA Midget League... Saw action in 39 games and had six goals and 31 assists for 37 points ... Was coached by Martin Lafleur ... Named Defenseman of the League and earned first-team All-Star honors ... Team participated in the Telus Cup and advanced to the title game, winning the silver medal ... Team won the International Midget Kiwanis Tournament two years in a row ... Participated in the 2005 Canadian U-18 National Junior Camp for the top prospects in the nation ... Attended Nicolas-Gatineau School, where he also played golf.

PERSONAL: Born April 11, 1988 ... Majoring in journalism .... Son of Louise Danis and Jean Pepin ... Has a sister, Camille.