Wolves sign ex-Hawk Simpson

The Chicago Wolves signed former Chicago Blackhawks left wing Reid Simpson on Tuesday.

Simpson, 40, is a veteran of 12 NHL seasons including stints with the Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota North Stars, New Jersey Devils, Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning, St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins.

He recorded 63 goals, 137 points and 1,178 penalty minutes in 328 career AHL contests with the Hershey Bears, Albany River Rats, Milwaukee Admirals and Wilkes/Barre-Scranton Penguins.

Simpson spent 2005-07 with Chekhov Vityaz of the Russian Super League, where he posted 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) and 506 penalty minutes in 77 games.