Dillon Simpson (born February 10, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing under contract to the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He is the son of former NHL forward Craig Simpson.
February 10, 1993|
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Columbus Blue Jackets|
Cleveland Monsters (AHL)
92nd overall, 2011|
Simpson played collegiate hockey for the University of North Dakota in the NCAA Men's Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). In his senior year, Simpson's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the inaugural 2013–14 All-NCHC First Team.
After four seasons within the Oilers organization, Simpson left as a free agent and signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on July 1, 2018.
|2008–09||Spruce Grove Saints||AJHL||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||2|
|2009–10||Spruce Grove Saints||AJHL||58||12||29||41||19||16||0||6||6||6|
|2010–11||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||30||2||8||10||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||42||2||16||18||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||42||5||19||24||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||U. of North Dakota||NCHC||42||7||16||23||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||71||3||14||17||14||10||0||0||0||0|
Awards and honoursEdit
- "columbus blue jackets prospect Dillon Simpson aims to follow in footsteps of famous father". Edmonton Sun. July 6, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2014.
- "NCHC award winners announced". University of North Dakota. April 1, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
- "Blue Jackets sign defenseman Dillon Simpson". Columbus Blue Jackets. July 1, 2018. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
- "NCHC First Team selected". National Collegiate Hockey Association. April 1, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014.