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01-28-2013, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by brewcrew8 View Post
I don't think Simmonds should take so much heat for his lack of disipline. Part of his game is to be an agitator and protect and take attention off Giroux. His first period penalty last night was awful timing and he needs to know the refs are just looking to call a penalty on the flyers at that point. But I think Simmonds agitating has done well with energizing the team with last night being the exception.
To me, AT THIS POINT, Simmonds is my favorite player on the Flyers this season (he was in my top 4 or 5 last season). He has 2 goals so far, but had several shots on net in past games this season. But you cannot say he isn't out there hustling. He's rustling his butt off.

Admittedly, that unsportsmanlike conduct penalty he took last night was dumb, though.

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