Simon Watson

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Simon Watson
Born(1980-04-03) April 3, 1980 (age 34)
Waterloo, ON, CAN
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
PositionCentre
ShotRight
Played forMissouri Mavericks
Rocky Mountain Rage
Lubbock Cotton Kings
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2006–2011
 
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For the Irish photographer, see Simon Watson (photographer).
Simon Watson
Born(1980-04-03) April 3, 1980 (age 34)
Waterloo, ON, CAN
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
PositionCentre
ShotRight
Played forMissouri Mavericks
Rocky Mountain Rage
Lubbock Cotton Kings
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2006–2011

Simon Watson (born April 3, 1980) is a retired Canadian Ice Hockey Centre.

Watson played professionally in the Central Hockey League (CHL) for the Lubbock Cotton Kings, Rocky Mountain Rage, and finally the Missouri Mavericks. He played his Junior Hockey for the Waterloo Siskins of the MWJHL and his collegiate hockey at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.[1] On August 5, 2011, Watson retired as a player and became the Mavericks' Assistant Director of Hockey Operations.[2] On May 9, 2013, he was named to the coaching staff of the KC Mavs Elite Midget team.[3]

In July 2014, Missouri Mavericks fans voted Watson the second-greatest Mavericks player in a poll of the Top-10 Mavericks players from the first 5 years of the team's existence.[4][5][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Simon Watson EliteProspects.com Profile". EliteProspects.com. August 5, 2011. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mavericks Sign Ed McGrane, Simon Watson Retires". OurSportsCentral.com. August 5, 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Simon Watson Named to KC Mavs Elite Coaching Staff". Kansas City Jr. Mavs Youth Hockey Organization. May 9, 2013. Retrieved June 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "MISSOURI MAVERICKS TOP 10 VOTE: THE RESULTS". Missouri Mavericks. July 14, 2014. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Althaus, Bill (July 12, 2014). "Mavs to Reveal All-Time Top 10". The Examiner. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Althaus, Bill (July 16, 2014). "Mavericks All-Time Top 10 - No. 2 Simon Watson". The Examiner. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  7. ^ The Center Of Hockey: CHL Award Winners

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