March 19, 1987 |
East Amherst, NY
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
|NHL Draft||84th overall, 2007
Philip DeSimone (born 19 March 1987 in East Amherst, New York) is an American of Italian heritage professional ice hockey centre who currently plays hockey for Italian club, HCB South Tyrol who compete in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).
Prior to attending the University of New Hampshire, DeSimone played three seasons (2004–07) with the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL. DeSimone was selected by Washington Capitals in the 3rd round (84th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
DeSimone made his professional debut in the 2011–12 season, after signing a one-year contract with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL. After producing an impressive 33 points in his rookie season, DeSimone was signed by fellow AHL club, the Albany Devils, on a one-year contract on July 6, 2012.
After forging his first European season in the Finnish Liiga with Jokerit and the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan with Södertälje SK and briefly Björklöven IF, DeSimone opted to sign a one-year contract with Champions Hockey League bound HC Bolzano of the EBEL for the 2014–15 season, on August 19, 2014.
|2004–05||Sioux City Musketeers||USHL||44||2||7||9||28||6||0||1||1||4|
|2005–06||Sioux City Musketeers||USHL||60||15||38||53||71||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Sioux City Musketeers||USHL||60||26||47||73||60||7||6||6||12||2|
|2007–08||University of New Hampshire||HE||38||3||10||13||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||University of New Hampshire||HE||38||7||11||18||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of New Hampshire||HE||39||10||27||37||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||University of New Hampshire||HE||39||10||31||41||36||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|First All-Star Team||2007|||
|Forward of the Year||2007|
|Player of the Year||2007|||
|HE All-Academic Team||2010|
- "Tom Gulitti Fire and Ice". Twitter. 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
- "DeSimone latest addition" (in German). HCB South Tyrol. 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
- National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 290. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4.
- "USHL Player of the Year announced". United States Hockey League. 2009-10-02. Retrieved 2009-10-02.