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Simon suspended for hitting player with stick

Updated: March 10, 2007, 1:20 AM ET
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UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Chris Simon stepped onto the ice at Nassau Coliseum, dressed in his New York Islanders jersey for perhaps the final time this season. The occasion was team picture day, but the rugged forward barely mustered a smile.

Simon was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Friday, one day after his vicious two-handed stick swing to the face of New York Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg. Simon, who was given a match penalty Thursday night for deliberate attempt to injure, was summoned ...

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