The Ontario Hockey League handed down a 10 game suspension to Islanders’ prospect Mike Halmo for his hit to the head of Nial Yakupov on March 10.
Halmo will miss the Owen Sound’s final two games of the regular season and eight of the team’s playoff games.
The Sound forward had just signed an entry-level deal with the Islanders just hours before the incident occurred.
Oh what a day to be a hockey fan whether you root for the New York Islanders or the New York Rangers as there was plenty of entertaining hockey for you. You knew the day was going to be entertaining when the first game of the day went to double overtime.
You knew today was going to a good one when you saw the key prospects for both the Islanders and Rangers helping to lead their...