Simon with the Penguins in 2017
8 August 1994|
Prague, Czech Republic
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
HC Sparta Praha
|National team||Czech Republic|
137th overall, 2015|
Simon played in the 2007 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a youth team from Chomutov. He made his Czech Extraliga debut for HC Sparta Praha during the 2012–13 season. He was selected by Rimouski Océanic in the 2013 CHL Import Draft, however he did not report to Rimouski, instead staying with Sparta Praha for the 2013–14 season.
Simon was signed by the Penguins to a three-year, entry-level contract on 15 July 2015. He began the 2015–16 season playing for the Penguins' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He made his NHL debut on 13 March 2016, where he earned his first NHL assist in a 5–3 win against the New York Rangers. After playing three games in the NHL, he was reassigned to the AHL.
Simon was recalled again from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on 8 December 2017, as Greg McKegg was reassigned. Simon scored his first NHL goal on 14 January 2018 in a game against the New York Rangers. Simon was injured in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on 7 March 2018. He returned to the lineup on 23 March 2018 for a game against the New Jersey Devils. Simon made his playoff debut on 18 April 2018, where he also recorded his first playoff point in a 5–0 win over Philadelphia.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2012–13||HC Sparta Praha||ELH||18||1||1||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||HC Sparta Praha||ELH||46||4||7||11||4||10||1||1||2||6|
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