Frankie Simonelli



  • DOB: 10/29/1992
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 192
  • Shoots: Right
  • Hometown: Bensenville, IL

Season Notes: Signed PTO with the Comets on Feb. 12. Began season in the ECHL with South Carolina leading all Stingrays’ defensemen with 30 points (8-22-30) and ranking second on the team in assists.

2016-17: Played majority of season in the ECHL with Norfolk. Led all Admirals defensemen with 15 goals and 22 assists, totaling 37 points in 49 games. Also dressed in six games with the Bakersfield Condors.

Career Notes: Appeared in 58 games with the Providence Bruins from 2013-2016 amassing 11 points (3-8-11) and 32 penalty minutes. Dressed in 19 ECHL games with South Carolina in 2014-15.

Amateur Notes: Skated in four seasons with University of Wisconsin Badgers from 2010-2014. Registered 61 points (16-45-61) in 155 games played and helped team capture Big Ten Championship in 2013-14 and WCHA Championship in 2012-13. Named to the Big Ten Second All-Star Team and presented the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award in 2013-14. Earned All-Academic Team honors in 2012-13 and 2011-12.

Personal Notes: Gold Medalist with Team USA in 2009-10 U18 World Junior Championship. While attending University of Wisconsin, played three seasons with Joseph LaBate and two seasons with Brendan Woods.

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