Ben Simon
Born (1978-06-14)June 14, 1978,
Shaker Heights, OH, USA
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
EIHL team Sheffield Steelers
Pro clubs Atlanta Thrashers
Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 110th overall, 1997
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2000–2011

Benjamin Clarke Simon (born June 14, 1978) is an American former professional ice hockey player who last played with the Sheffield Steelers of the Elite Ice Hockey League during the 2010-11 season. He was an assistant coach with the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.[1]Now is the Head Coach of the Cincinnati Cyclones of the East Coast hockey league.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

He was drafted 110th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft and has played 81 games in the NHL with the Atlanta Thrashers and Columbus Blue Jackets, scoring three goals and one assist. In the 2007–08 AHL season, he played for the Springfield Falcons. For the 2008–09 season, Simon played with the Iserlohn Roosters in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga. In July 2010, he signed up for his first coaching role, as Player/Coach for the Sheffield Steelers in the British Elite Ice Hockey League for the 2010–11 season. After winning the regualar season championship with the steelers, Simon decided not to return to the Steelers for another season.

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Ben Simon's biography at Legends of Hockey

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