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Reports: After numerous NHL suspensions, Simon signs to play in Russia

Updated: May 19, 2008, 9:52 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Enforcer Chris Simon, who may be best known for the length and frequency of his suspensions by the NHL for his on-ice tactics, has signed with Russian team Vityaz Chekhov, according to multiple media reports.

The move could signal an end to his NHL career.

Simon has a long history of run-ins with the league, including a 25-game suspension for a two-handed, stick-swinging attack on New York Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg last year while Simon played for the New York Islanders. ...

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