Islanders sign Chris Simon

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The New York Islanders have signed veteran winger Chris Simon to a $1-million US, one-year deal.Simon, 34, recorded eight goals and 14 assists with 94 penalty minutes in 72 games with the Calgary Flames last season while earning $1.216 million.

Simon has 133 goals, 142 assists and 1,690 penalty minutes in 677 career games with Quebec/Colorado, Washington, Chicago, the New York Rangers and Calgary. He won a Stanley Cup with Avalanche in 1996.

Also, as a member of the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in 1991-92, Simon was coached by Ted Nolan, who recently took over as head coach of the Islanders.