|Kent Simpson (b. 1975)|
|Born||July 20, 1975,|
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
|5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
|Oddset Ligaen team
|Rødovre Mighty Bulls|
Schwenninger Wild Wings
Herning Blue Fox
He has previously played in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) in North America and also played in Europe in the British Ice Hockey Superleague (ISL), the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) and the Italian Serie A. He also spent the 1999–2000 season with the touring Canadian national ice hockey team.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
After finishing university, Simpson joined the Johnstown Chiefs in the ECHL for the 1998–99 season before spending a season touring with the Canadian national ice hockey team. Simpson then went to Europe where he joined the Sheffield Steelers in the British ISL for the 2000–01 season when he helped them to win a Grand Slam of all available trophies: the Benson & Hedges Cup, the Challenge Cup, the league championship and the playoffs. Simpson then played the 2001–02 season playing for Schwenninger Wild Wings in the DEL before returning to Sheffield for the 2002–03 season. During this second spell with Sheffield he helped them to win the Challenge Cup and the league championship.
In 2003–04, Simpson played for Renon Ritten in the Italian Serie A before he moved to Herning Blue Fox in the Danish Oddset Ligaen for the 2004–05 season. Next, Simpson returned to Sheffield, who were then playing in the Elite Ice Hockey League, for the 2005–06 season and for his third spell with them. Simpson then returned to Denmark to play for Rødovre Mighty Bulls for the 2006–07 season.
Records[edit | edit source]
- Most assists (17) and points (26) for Sheffield Steelers in 2002–03.
- Most goals (26) and points (50 – jointly held) for Renon Ritten in 2003–04.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|1994–95||University of Alberta||CIAU||24||6||5||11||18|
|1995–96||University of Alberta||CIAU||39||10||16||26||20|
|1996–97||University of Alberta||CIAU||47||14||20||34||6|
|1997–98||University of Alberta||CIAU||43||13||27||40||67|
|2001–02||Schwenninger Wild Wings||DEL||54||6||8||14||36||--||--||--||--||--|
|2003–04||Renon Ritten||Serie A||41||26||24||50||36||3||2||1||3||0|
|2004–05||Herning Blue Fox||Oddset Ligaen||36||15||29||44||20||15||4||7||11||14|
|2006–07||Rødovre Mighty Bulls||Oddset Ligaen||25||7||11||18||20||4||0||3||3||14|
International play[edit | edit source]
Played for Canada in:
- 1999–2000 touring team
International statistics[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
[edit | edit source]
- Kent Simpson (b. 1975)'s career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Kent Simpson - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- Kent Simpson's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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