When the Wild signed Chris Simon I did not jump on the, “why do we need this thug?” bandwagon. I actually thought Simon might be an intimidating player on the ice which would be an essential component to a Wild playoff progression, but that didn’t pan out and it seems Doug Riseborough’s inability to sign a solid player before the trade deadline last year is going to continue to haunt this Minnesota Wild team since Chris Simon signed with Russia next year. How’s that for a run on sentence?!? I refuse to correct it, the single Chris Simon sentence says it all – 1. Simon should have been a more dominant force with the Wild, 2. Doug Riseborough screwed up in the trade and 3. Chris Simon shouldn’t be in the NHL.
Good Luck Chris Simon. If the