The Ducks have placed Simon Despres (concussion) on long-term injured reserve.

Despres, who has a $3.7 million cap-hit has been moved to LTIR to help create some cap flexibility for the Ducks, who are still trying to sign Hampus Lindholm. Despres is dealing with concussion issues and there’s not timetable for his return.

Source: Bob McKenzie 10/23/16, 12:35 pm EST

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Despres is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Despres missed the third period of Thursday’s game with an upper-body injury. There is no word how Despres suffered the injury, but it could be related to the concussion problems that he dealt with last season. Consider him day-to-day with an undisclosed upper-body injury until more information is available.

Source: Eric Stephens 10/15/16, 7:37 am EST

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Despres (undisclosed) will return to the Ducks lineup on Tuesday.

Despres has missed the last six games with an undisclosed injury, but is set to return tonight vs. the Jets. Despres has battled injuries all season-long, but it appears he is healthy heading into the most important part of the year. Korbinian Holzer is expected to be the Ducks’ healthy scratch with Despres back in.

Source: @AnaheimDucks 04/5/16, 10:06 am EST

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Despres (concussion) is expected to return to the Ducks lineup on Tuesday.

Despres has been sidelined since October 16th, but is expected to play tonight vs. the Bruins. Despres had no points in four games with the Ducks and one goal and one assist in four games with San Diego (AHL) during his conditioning stint.

Source: Eric Stephens 01/26/16, 11:31 am EST

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The Ducks have signed defenseman Simon Despres to a five-year deal worth $18.5M ($3.7M AAV).

Despres, 24, who was acquired from the Penguins last season, had six points (1G / 5A) in 16 games with the Ducks and 23 points (3G / 20A) in 75 games between both teams. He is expected to open the season on the Ducks’ second pair with Cam Fowler as his partner and has clearly become a big part of the Ducks’ plans going forward.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 10/9/15, 10:23 am EST

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The Ducks have acquired Simon Despres from the Penguins for Ben Lovejoy.

Despres, 23, was a first round pick (30th overall) in 2009. He has recorded 17 points (2G / 15A) and was leading the Penguins in hits (184) and third in blocked shots (85) in 59 games this season. He will likely slot in on the Ducks third pair.

Source: Mark Spector 03/2/15, 12:15 pm EST

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The Penguins have signed Simon Despres to a two-year deal worth $1.8 million.

Despres, 22, split his time between the NHL and AHL in 2013-14. He had five assists in 34 games with the Penguins and 23 points (6G / 17A) in 36 contests with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Despres will battle Robert Bortuzzo for the Penguins sixth D slot in 2014-15.

Source: Shelly Anderson 07/23/14, 6:49 am EST

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The Penguins have recalled Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

The Penguins are without Paul Martin (hand) and Kris Letang (stroke) so Despres will get a great opportunity on an injury riddled Penguins blueline. Despres has four assists in 18 games with the Penguins, while he has six goals and 16 assists (22 points) in 34 games in the AHL.

Source: Shelly Anderson 02/24/14, 2:43 pm EST

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The Penguins have recalled Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

After playing 33 games with the Penguins last season, Despres has not appeared in a game with them this season. In 17 games games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, he has three goals and 11 points. Paul Martin landed on IR today, so Despres could be in the lineup tonight. Head coach Dan Bylsma will have to decide between Despres or Robert Bortuzzo.

Source: Seth Rorabaugh 11/27/13, 5:12 am EST

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

Despres, 21, has appeared in 24 regular-season games this season for Pittsburgh, notching two goals, five assists and seven points while posting a plus-10 rating that places second among NHL rookies. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Despres has collected assists in each of his last two games with Pittsburgh. Despres has also been a plus or even player in 20 of his last 21 games (+14 during stretch).

Source: Pittsburgh Penguins 03/27/13, 7:35 am EST

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