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Wayne Simmonds
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Born August 26, 1988 (1988-08-26) (age 31)
Scarborough, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Philadelphia Flyers
Los Angeles Kings
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 61st overall, 2007
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2008–present

Wayne Simmonds (born August 26, 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario) is an Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Los Angeles Kings.

He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings with the 61st overall pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He also played in the OHL with the Owen Sound Attack and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. He is African American and is one of a small number of black hockey players in the league.

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