Report: Canadiens, Wild among teams inquiring about Simmonds
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Wayne Simmonds appears to be a hot commodity.

The Montreal Canadiens are reportedly among the long list of teams that have reached out on the pending unrestricted free-agent forward, according to The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun.

Minnesota Wild general manager Paul Fenton has also reached out to Simmonds' agent, reports The Athletic's Michael Russo.

The Philadelphia Flyers traded Simmonds to the Nashville Predators at the deadline, but Preds general manager David Poile confirmed Saturday that the physical winger will not return to the club.

Simmonds produced only one goal and three points in 17 games with Nashville and was held off the scoresheet entirely while appearing in only two of the Predators' six playoff contests this spring.

He spent nearly eight campaigns with the Flyers, averaging 30 goals and 56 points over a four-year stretch between 2013-14 and 2016-17.

However, the 30-year-old's offensive production has dipped over the last couple of seasons, across which he's combined for only 41 goals and 76 points in 154 games.

Simmonds played the first three seasons of his career with the Los Angeles Kings, who selected him 61st overall in the 2007 draft.

Report: Canadiens, Wild among teams inquiring about Simmonds
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