Jan Hejda suspended two games

The NHL suspended Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jan Hejda two games Saturday for his elbow to the head of Chicago Blackhawks forward Marcus Kruger.

Hejda, who will lose $21,505 in salary, got a two-minute elbowing penalty for the play 1:05 into the second period of Friday night's game.

The Blackhawks won the game 4-3 in a shootout.

Pierre LeBrun covers the NHL for ESPN.com.