Todd Simon had a Junior and professional hockey career spanning two decades, spent in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Between four season in the OHL Jr ‘A’ with the Niagara Falls Thunder and 16 seasons professional (NHL, AHL, IHL and Europe), he played over 1,100 games; his career stats in junior and pro are impressive: 431 goals and 902 assists regular season, 48 goals and 86 assists in 129 games. An average of a point a game or more during his entire career.
During the 1991-1992 season, he won the Eddie Powers Memorial trophy as the top scorer in the OHL with 146 points during the season. After that season he was also elected to the OHL 1st All-Star team and the Canadian Major Junior 1st All-Star team. This banner season, the final one of his junior career would then see him drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 9th round, 203rd overall.
His professional career saw him play 8 seasons among Buffalo, Rochester, Detroit, Las Vegas, and Cincinnati in the U.S., and another 8 seasons in Europe with Essen, Wolfsburg, Hannover and Milan.
Retiring in the spring of 2008, Todd returned home to Niagara Falls, Ontario with his family to begin a post-hockey career and begin coaching hockey to minor and Junior players. He spent the past season 2014-2015 as an Assistant Coach with the Niagara Falls Canucks Jr ‘B’ OHA hockey teams and will return with them for the 2015-2016 season.
Now Todd is entering a new chapter in his life, utizing his experience and expertise to provide skill development to youth in the Niagara Region and beyond with a variety of training programs