Charlie Simmer
Canadian ice hockey player
Charlie Simmer
Charles Robert Simmer is a retired ice hockey forward, most notably for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League, who was notable for his scoring and power play prowess.
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Rogers Sportsnet Heats Up with 60 Calgary Flames Games in 2011/12 season - Channel Canada
Google News - over 5 years
Flames broadcasts will be handled by play-by-play announcer Rob Kerr alongside former NHLer Charlie Simmer as analyst and as Roger Millions host. Sportsnet Connected will preview every game and provide post-game analysis immediately prior to and
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Bryant Gumbel sees a women's sports double standard - Globe and Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Kerr will work with Charlie Simmer as analyst and Roger Millions as host of the team's broadcasts. More mike moves: Dave Strader (Phoenix) and Mike “Doc” Emrick (Devils) are leaving their clubs for full-time employment with the new NBC/ Versus hockey
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People & Personalities - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Kerr will team with analyst Charlie Simmer and host Roger Millions (Rogers Sportsnet). Kerr, who served eight years in the radio role, "will take over for Peter Loubardias, who was let go last week by Sportsnet" (CALGARY HERALD, 7/21)
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Rob Kerr Joins Calgary Flames Broadcast Team on Rogers SportsNet - Channel Canada
Google News - over 5 years
Kerr will work alongside game analyst Charlie Simmer and host Roger Millions. "I am humbled by this opportunity and look forward to pouring everything I have into my work,” said Kerr. “The Calgary Flames and their fans are very important to me
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Ranking NHL Broadcasters, From Jack Edwards To Daryl Reaugh And Everybody In ... - SB Nation
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Loubardias, Charlie Simmer - Calgary Flames: Loubardias isn't awful, but his cadence is a special treat for Sportsnet and Northwest Division viewers. He has a bizarre habit of stretching out syllables in the middle of names, very similar to the
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Worst Sports Singing Collaborations - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
One of the highest-scoring line combinations in NHL history, the "Triple Crown Line" featured Marcel Dionne, Dave Taylor and left winger Charlie Simmer. It should've been called "Please Forgive Our Singing." 2. Jingle Bells by Rasheed Wallace and the
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HOCKEY; Islanders End Lemieux's Streak but Can't Stop the Penguins
NYTimes - over 24 years
So often in the last several seasons, the Islanders have let the Pittsburgh Penguins lure them into a high-scoring game, only to find that it rarely pays to trade chances with the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. So tonight, the Islanders tightened up against the Penguins, allowing them only one goal on 14 shots in the first two periods.
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - almost 25 years
Baseball American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX -- Agreed to terms with Joey Cora, infielder, on a two-year contract, and Sammy Sosa, outfielder, and Craig Grebeck, infielder, on one-year contracts. MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Sent Mark Lee, Darren Holmes, Otis Green, Michael Ignasiak, Eric Nolte and Efrain Valdez, pitchers; Dave Nilsson, catcher; and Matias
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Rangers Survive a Late Scare
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: There were 5 minutes 26 seconds left in the third period last night when Kelly Kisio's stick crashed across Randy Cunneyworth's back. Fortunately, Cunneyworth, a forward for the Pittsburgh Penguins, skated away unhurt. The incident, though, still posed an enormous threat to the Rangers. It was their backs it threatened to break. There were 5
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Devils Win One For New Coach
NYTimes - about 29 years
LEAD: It took Jim Schoenfeld only six and a half minutes into his first game as head coach of the Devils to make his first major decision. It took Jim Schoenfeld only six and a half minutes into his first game as head coach of the Devils to make his first major decision. Alain Chevrier had yielded three goals on four shots, so Schoenfeld replaced
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PRO HOCKEY; ISLANDERS REGROUP AND WIN
NYTimes - about 29 years
LEAD: On Friday they had a meeting to articulate the soul-searching that went on during the silent bus ride home from Thursday's loss, their third in a row. Tonight, they skipped their morning practice, regrouped at game time, and plowed their way to a 3-2 victory against Edmonton. On Friday they had a meeting to articulate the soul-searching that
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PRO HOCKEY; DIONNE, 36, CARRYING LOAD FOR RANGERS
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: These are stressful times not only for the Rangers, who as a group have been somewhat cowed by a seven-game losing streak, but also for Marcel Dionne, who because of injuries to his younger teammates is playing about twice as much as he'd like to. These are stressful times not only for the Rangers, who as a group have been somewhat cowed by a
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PLAYERS; Simmer Adjusts To Here and Now
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: HE hasn't sought them out, but sports cliches have seemed to follow Charlie Simmer throughout his 14 seasons in the National Hockey League. Now that he's in Pittsburgh, they're still after him, still prominent even in his self-descriptions. HE hasn't sought them out, but sports cliches have seemed to follow Charlie Simmer throughout his 14
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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE '87-'88; Flyers and Oilers Likely to Face Off Again for Title
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: The following conference previews were written by Joe Sexton (Wales Conference) and Robin Finn. WALES CONFERENCE Patrick Division The following conference previews were written by Joe Sexton (Wales Conference) and Robin Finn. WALES CONFERENCE Patrick Division The Philadelphia Flyers' position atop the Patrick Division is a lot like the one
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RESULTS PLUS; N.H.L.
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: Bruins 6, North Stars 2: Charlie Simmer scored twice in a five-minute span of the second period as Boston prevented the visiting North Stars from jumping from fourth to second place in the Norris Division. Keith Crowder broke a 1-1 tie at 2 minutes 1 second of the second period with his 20th goal of the season before Simmer scored his 26th
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RESULTS PLUS
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: Tennis Lloyd Advances:Chris Evert Lloyd, the defending champion, routed Vicki Nelson-Dunbar, 6-0, 6-0, yesterday to advance to the fourth round of the $1.8 million International Players championships at Key Biscayne, Fla. Other top-seeded players who advanced were Hana Mandlikova and Yannick Noah. Tennis Lloyd Advances:Chris Evert Lloyd, the
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SCOUTING
NYTimes - about 30 years
LEAD: To what extent has Wayne Gretzky dominated the N.H.L.? It's been six years since the league instituted player-of-the-month awards, and their distribution now looks this way: Wayne Gretzky 23 Mike Bossy 5 Pete Peeters *1 1/2 Bob Froese *1 1/2 Charlie Simmer 1 To what extent has Wayne Gretzky dominated the N.H.L.? It's been six years since the
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SCOUTING; Young Man in a Hurry
NYTimes - about 30 years
LEAD: Wayne Gretzky scored his 50th goal of 1986-87 Wednesday night, in the 55th game of Edmonton's season. After only eight years in the N.H.L., Gretzky now claims four of the 10 earliest arrivals at the 50-goal plateau in league history. Game Wayne Gretzky, 1981-82 39 Wayne Gretzky, 1983-84 42 Wayne Gretzky, 1984-85 49 Maurice Richard, 1944-45 50
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BRUINS DOMINATE RANGERS
NYTimes - about 30 years
LEAD: It should be called the Boston Garden price, and if one is a hockey player on an opposition team, he should be prepared to pay it upon entrance. This comes as no surprise to the Rangers, for they have been here before and come away battered and injured. But they still seem unwilling to meet the harsh terms of winning here - checking and
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HOCKEY; SLUMP OF ISLANDERS IS WORST IN 3 YEARS
NYTimes - about 30 years
LEAD: The Bruins, like the Flyers, are a team considered as formidable a unit on the road as at home, and their 31-17-9 lead in their series against the Islanders - including a 15-12-1 edge at Nassau Coliseum - supports that theory. The Bruins, like the Flyers, are a team considered as formidable a unit on the road as at home, and their 31-17-9
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Charlie Simmer
    THIRTIES
  • 1989
    Age 34
    He subsequently played the 1989 season for Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga, and after a season off, parts of two seasons as a player-coach for the minor league San Diego Gulls before retiring.
    More Details Hide Details Simmer finished his NHL career with 711 points (342 goals, 369 assists) in 712 career games. At the time of his retirement, he was the last active player in North American professional hockey to have played for the Seals/Barons franchise (though Dennis Maruk was the last alum of the franchise to play in the NHL, upon his retirement in 1989.) He was formerly married to one-time Playboy Playmate of the Year Terri Welles; the couple had one daughter. Simmer spent years as a color commentator for the Phoenix Coyotes and the Calgary Flames on Sportsnet.
  • 1988
    Age 33
    Simmer played his final NHL season for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1988.
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  • 1986
    Age 31
    In 1986, Simmer won the Bill Masterton Trophy for his perseverance and dedication to hockey.
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  • 1985
    Age 30
    Simmer was traded at the beginning of the 1985 season to the Boston Bruins, where despite the cumulative effects of several injuries throughout his career, he starred for three more seasons.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1981
    Age 26
    Simmer's shooting percentage of 32.75 in 1981 was, and remains, an NHL record.
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  • 1980
    Age 25
    While with the Kings, he played left wing on the "Triple Crown Line" with Marcel Dionne and Dave Taylor, one of the most potent and famed forward lines of the era. Despite injuries costing him significant playing time, Simmer had back-to-back 56-goal seasons and was further named an NHL First Team All-Star in 1980 and 1981.
    More Details Hide Details In the latter season, Simmer almost accomplished one of hockey's most difficult feats: scoring 50 goals in 50 games, with 50 in 51 games. That same season, Mike Bossy became only the second player in NHL history to score 50 in 50.
  • 1977
    Age 22
    He was traded in 1977 to the Los Angeles Kings, but spent the season with the Springfield Indians of the AHL, winning All-Star accolades.
    More Details Hide Details The next season Simmer was promoted halfway through the campaign to the Kings, and scored 21 goals in 39 games.
  • 1976
    Age 21
    The Seals relocated to Cleveland in 1976, but Simmer received little more playing time.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1973
    Age 18
    After a junior career with the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey Association that saw him score 99 points in his only season of 1973–74, Simmer was selected in the third round of the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft, 39th overall, by the California Golden Seals of the NHL.
    More Details Hide Details He split his first three professional seasons between the Seals and the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the CHL, meeting success in the minors but receiving limited playing time in the NHL.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born on March 20, 1954.
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