Simon Gamache
Born January 3, 1981 (1981-01-03) (age 29),

Thetford Mines, QC, CAN



5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)

Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL Draft 290th overall, 2000

Atlanta Thrashers

Playing career 2001–present

Simon Gamache (born January 3, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for SC Bern of National League A (NLA) in Switzerland.

After a junior career spent with the Val-d'Or Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) in which he won multiple awards including the Ed Chynoweth Trophy, Jean Béliveau Trophy, CHL Player of the Year, Michel Brière Memorial Trophy, CHL Top Scorer Award, CHL Humanitarian of the Year, and Guy Lafleur Trophy, Gamache moved up to professional hockey. He has played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues, and Toronto Maple Leafs. He played for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL) in the 2005–2006 season. In the 2006–2007 season, Gamache was playing in the Swiss League for SC Bern. For the 2007–2008 NHL Hockey Season, Simon Gamache has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [1] On Oct. 2, 2007, Gamache was assigned to the Toronto Maple Leafs top affiliate, the Toronto Marlies, of the American Hockey League (AHL). Gamache scored his first goal as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, October 11th against the New York Islanders.

On January 5, 2008 the Maple Leafs put Gamache on waivers, ending his NHL career with the team. A few days later, Gamache signed a 3 year contract with HC Bern in Switzerland. On April 24, 2010 he won the Swiss League championship with SC Bern.