Simon meets with league, awaits ruling for stepping on Ruutu

Updated: December 19, 2007, 1:34 AM ET
Associted Press

TORONTO -- New York Islanders forward Chris Simon met with league disciplinarian Colin Campbell on Tuesday to discuss his latest penalty for attempting to injure an opponent.

Simon took a paid leave from the Islanders on Monday, agreeing with the team that he needed time away from hockey after he stomped on Pittsburgh forward Jarkko Ruutu during a 3-2 loss to the Penguins on Saturday.

Simon missed the first five games of this season while completing a 25-game ban -- his ...

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