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Penguins’ Simon Després: “You’ve Got To Enjoy It”

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Simon Després joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to talk about his experiences last season and this off-season.

93-7 The Fan–07/12/2012

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Three Penguins Reassigned To AHL

(93-7 The FAN) — Defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait and forward Eric Tangradi were reassigned to Wilke-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League Monday.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2012

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Penguins Recall Defenseman Simon Despres

Ahead of Game 4 tonight in Philadelphia, the Penguins say they have recalled defenseman Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.


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Lovejoy Returns To Practice

(93-7 The FAN) — Lovejoy, who has been out for two weeks with a knee injury, says he’s ahead of schedule in his recovery and hopes to return in the first round of the playoffs.

93-7 The Fan–04/10/2012

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Penguins Re-Assign Despres To AHL

After a big win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, the Pittsburgh Penguins returned a rookie defenseman to their American Hockey League affiliate.


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Penguins call up Despres, Strait

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Penguins called up defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait Monday, likely both in response to several defensive injuries suffered over the weekend.

93-7 The Fan–03/26/2012

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Despres, Strait Sent Back To Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Penguins sent defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait back down to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League after Sunday’s 5-2 win against Boston.

93-7 The Fan–03/12/2012

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Pens’ Despres Activated Off IR, Assigned To AHL

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ injury list got a little shorter Monday morning. According to the team’s official website, the Penguins have activated defenseman Simon Despres from the injured reserve list.


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Staal Bloodied But OK In Practice

(93-7 The FAN) — Injured Penguins Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal, Simon Despres and Arron Asham all skated in practice Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2012

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Crosby, Staal and Despres Practice With Full Team

(93-7 The FAN) — Injured Penguins Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal and Simon Despres skated with the full team for Tuesday’s morning skate in Montreal.

93-7 The Fan–02/07/2012

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Despres To IR, Jeffrey Activated

(93-7 The FAN) — Penguins rookie defenseman Simon Despres was placed on injured reserve Wednesday because of an injury sustained in Tuesday’s loss to Ottawa.

93-7 The Fan–01/12/2012

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Despres, McDonald Named to AHL All-Star Game

(93-7 The FAN) — Wilkes-Barre/Scranton defenseman Simon Despres and forward Colin McDconald were selected to the American Hockey League All-Star Game Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–01/05/2012

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Pens Top Caps, 2-1

The Penguins pulled out a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals Thursday night. There’s no love lost between the teams – Aaron Asham and John Erskine dropped gloves early in the first period.


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Penguins Call Up Simon Despres

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will reportedly call up top defense prospect Simon Despres from the team’s American Hockey League affiliate Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

93-7 The Fan–12/01/2011

Game 2: Tampa Bay Lightning Vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Letang, Michalek Out Tonight

(93-7 The FAN) — Defensemen Kris Letang and Zbynek Michalek are both out tonight as they continue to battle injuries suffered Saturday night at Montreal.

93-7 The Fan–12/01/2011