39 Phil DeSimone
39 Phil DeSimone
Birth Date: 3/19/87
Height: 6-1
Weight: 184
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Amherst, N.Y.
Position: F
Draft: WASH
Team: Sioux City (USHL)
S/C: L

DeSimone's 2010-11 Stats
: DeSimone skated in all 39 games for New Hampshire… Racked up 37 points on 27 assists and 10 goals … His assist total ranked second on the team… Registered two game-winning goals, a total that ranked third on the team… Registered multiple points in nine games… Posted a season-high three points against both Merrimack (11/28) and Providence (2/12)… Tallied one goal in overtime, making him one of just three ‘Cats to score in the extra frame… Notched one power-play goal and one short-handed score... One of eight Wildcats named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.

2008-09: DeSimone set benchmarks in goals (seven) and assists (11) and is the fourth-leading returning scorer with 18 points… Played in all 38 games for the Wildcats, scoring in 16 games with a pair of multi-point performances… Tallied a goal and an assist against Dartmouth on Jan. 17 and registered two assists against Providence on Feb. 13.

2007-08: DeSimone registered 13 points (3g, 10a) while playing in all 38 games…Recorded his first collegiate point Nov. 2 at Northeastern…Had three multiple-assist efforts Nov. 26 versus Brown, Nov. 30 versus UMass-Lowell and Jan. 6 versus St. Lawrence…Scored his first collegiate goal Jan. 4 at Merrimack when he potted the game winner.

Career Milestones: Career high three assists at Providence on Feb. 12, 2010... First goal Jan. 4, 2008 at Merrimack... First assist Nov. 2, 2007 at Northeastern.

Before UNH: DeSimone was a three-year veteran of the USHL playing with Sioux City...DeSimone, the 06-07 USHL Player of the Year, scored 73 points (26g, 47a) in 60 games with a +13 plus/minus rating...He served as the Musketeers captain last year and was the assistant captain in the 05-06 season...DeSimone was also a USHL First-Team All-Star in his final season with Sioux City.

Personal: Born in Buffalo, New York on March 19, 1987 to Phil and Cindy DeSimone...Shoots left... a health management major...Athlete he admires the most is Alexi Kovalev.

NHL Rights: DeSimone was drafted by the Washington Capitals with the 84th pick in the third round of the 2007 NHL Draft.


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