NHL sends right message with tough penalty
Colin Campbell, NHL senior executive vice president and director of hockey operations, has a long title.
On Sunday morning, he earned it.
After a short, but thorough, investigation, Campbell decided to banish Islanders left wing Chris Simon for the remainder of the regular season and playoffs as a result of his Paul Bunyan-like chop across the chin of Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg. In his announcement, Campbell stated that Simon will be suspended for a minimum of 25 games. So, if the ...
Read full story
CHRIS SIMON HIT
Islanders forward Chris Simon was assessed a match penalty and ejected from a game after he hit Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg in the face with his stick. Simon has been suspended indefinitely.
• Simon hits Hollweg with stick
• Watch the hit
• Rangers later win game