No criminal charges to be laid against Chris Simon for hit on Hollweg

Nassau County district attorney Kathleen Rice says here office conduced a thorough review of the incident and decided not to charge Simon.

The NHL suspended Simon for his two-handed stick attack to the face of the New York Rangers’ Ryan Hollweg during a March 8 game at the Nassau Coliseum.

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Rice said her office considered “the willingness of the potential victim to support a criminal prosecution” and other factors in reaching its decision.