Simon Despres RUMORS & NEWS

  • NHL, NHLPA have ‘conceptual agreement’ on Despres buyout

    Orange County Register "The Ducks are expected to buy out the contract of defenseman Simon Despres, whose time with the team was impacted heavily by multiple concussions. Signed to a five-year contract extension worth $18.5 million before the 2015-16 season, Despres was put on waivers for the purpose of the buyout...." June 17

  • Ducks waive Simon Despres

    Sportsnet "The Anaheim Ducks have placed defenceman Simon Despres on waivers to be bought out. Despres appeared in one game this past season before landing on long-term injured reserve with a concussion. The native of Laval, Que., has scored six goals and registered 37 assists in 193 NHL contests." June 16