Simon gets 25-game ban

first_imgSimon will miss the Islanders’ final 15 regular-season contests and the entire postseason, if the club gets that far. If the team plays fewer than 10playoff games this year, the suspension will carry over to next season. Statsny tops mark: Colorado Avalanche forward Paul Stastny assisted on a first-period goal Sunday, giving him a point in 18 consecutive games and setting the NHL record for the longest points streak by a rookie. If Chris Simon plays again for the New York Islanders, or for anyone else in the NHL, it won’t be until next season. The NHL hit back hard Sunday, suspending the Islanders forward for a league-record 25games. Simon will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs as punishment for his two-handed stick attack to the face of the New York Rangers’ Ryan Hollweg in a 2-1 loss Thursday. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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