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Kent Simpson
Kent Simpson
Number: 40
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 209
Catches: Left
Born: Mar 26, 1992  (Age 22)
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Drafted: CHI / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (58th overall) PROSPECT BIO

2011-12: Made his American Hockey League debut with the Rockford IceHogs, going 0-0-1 with a .937 save percentage and a 2.85 goals-against average in one regular-season appearance … Stopped 38 of 41 shots in 63:11 of action on April 14 against Charlotte in his professional debut … Registered a 20-31-7 record in a career-high 60 regular-season appearances for the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League … Finished second in the WHL with a career-best 1,935 saves and shared eighth in the league with a .909 SV% … Recorded a 3.33 GAA in his fourth full season with the Silvertips … Tallied a season-long four-game win streak twice … Matched a career high with two shutouts … Turned aside a career-high 55 shots at Portland on Jan. 6 … Stopped all 25 shots he faced on March 2 against Seattle for his first shutout of the campaign … Compiled a 0-3-1 record, with a .883 SV% and 4.00 GAA in four WHL postseason contests.

2010-11: Posted a record of 21-20-9 in 53 games in net for the Silvertips … Tied for third in the WHL with a .916 SV% and shared seventh with a 2.78 GAA … Tallied three separate four-game win streaks … Made a season-high 45 saves on Feb. 25 against Portland in one of two shutouts of the season.

2009-10: Posted a 22-9-1 record in 34 games for Everett …  Ranked second in the WHL with a 2.25 GAA and .925 SV% … Went 13-1-0 over his final 15 games of the season … Made a season-high 39 saves on 40 shots on Dec. 29 at Tri-Cities … Stopped all 24 shots he faced on Feb. 27 against Prince George for his only shutout of the regular season … Compiled a 2-3-0 record with one shutout, a 2.62 GAA and .908 SV% in five WHL postseason tilts.

2008-09: Went 8-11-3 with a 3.85 GAA and .892 SV% in 27 regular-season contests with Everett … Stopped 49 shots on Feb. 14 vs. Tri-Cities … Turned aside all 28 shots he faced in his season debut on Sept. 26 against Portland for his first WHL shutout. 2007-08: Made his WHL debut on March 16 at Seattle, turning aside 19 shots.

International Career

Represented Team Canada at the 2010 U-18 World Junior Championship, appearing in two games … Played in all six games while representing Canada’s Team Pacific at the 2008 U-17 World Hockey Challenge.