Simon releases statement about hit on Hollweg

Updated: March 10, 2007, 8:53 PM ET
Associated Press



Statement from New York Islanders player Chris Simon about his two-handed stick attack to the face of New York Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg:

"After watching the tape the morning after Thursday's game, I was disgusted. There is absolutely no place in hockey for what I did.

I want to apologize to Ryan Hollweg. I was grateful to learn that Ryan is okay and that he returned to the game. My hope is to reach out to him in the near future.

I ...

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