Simmonds got hugs from his teammates in the locker room as he pulled on the player of the game helmet for what could be his final time as a Flyer.
"Obviously, I'd love to stay here but it's out of my hands right now," Simmonds said. "It is what it is at this point."
"Keep making this push and keep our hopes alive and our dreams alive."— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) February 24, 2019
After a thrilling #StadiumSeries win on Saturday night, the #Flyers locker room had an emotional Helmet hand-off. pic.twitter.com/ZT9kOTwinh
The Flyers and Penguins took one of the NHL's more heated rivalries outdoors in Philadelphia and into prime time as part of the Stadium Series showcase.
Claude Giroux pushed the Flyers to victory with an overtime goal to move past the Penguins 4-3.
The NHL trade deadline is Monday, Feb. 25.
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