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by Paul on 03/10/07 at 03:26 PM ET
via TSN Breaking News,
New York Islanders forward Chris Simon has been suspended for 15 regular season games and seven playoff games for slashing New York Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg in the face.
update 1:53pm, TSN has removed the alert, hmmm.
update 1:55pm, via NHL.com,
Colin Campbell, NHL Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations, conducted a disciplinary hearing this morning with New York Islanders forward Chris Simon, Islanders team representatives and a representative of the National Hockey League Players’ Association.
A decision relative to that hearing has not yet been made. Any report to the contrary is false.
added 2:43pm, via On the Islanders Beat at Newsday,
It’s uncertain when a decision will be handed down. There might be concern on the league’s part about how its ruling could affect a criminal probe launched by the office of Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, especially in a situation where neither Hollweg, the Rangers nor the league requested legal intervention.
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