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Chris Simon was an intimidating force for eight teams over the course of his 15-year NHL career, but at times he went too far and incurred some of the longest suspensions in NHL history as a result.
In his prime, Simon was more than just a fighter. He scored 29 goals for the Capitals in 1999-2000 and was capable of contributing offensively.
He used his 6'3", 200-pound chiseled frame to his advantage, racking up 1,824 penalty minutes in 782 NHL games.
Simon received two suspensions in 2007 that totaled 55 games for separate incidents that took place while he was with the New York Islanders. First, Simon had to sit out 25 games for cross checking the Rangers' Ryan Hollweg in the head with his stick.
Nine months later, Simon stepped on the back of Pittsburgh forward Jarkko Ruutu's leg with his skate and earned a 30-game ban.
Those two actions more or less ended his NHL career and after a brief stint with the Minnesota Wild, he headed to Russia to play in the KHL.
Simon was never afraid to drop the gloves and play a tough style of hockey. Sometimes, however, he didn't know where to draw the line.