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Niklas Hjalmarsson ejected after hit

Updated: October 12, 2010, 12:26 AM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

BUFFALO -- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson was ejected from Monday's game after a hit that knocked the Buffalo Sabres' Jason Pominville out of the game.

Pominville sustained a concussion and a gash above his eye that required 7-8 stitches. He was diagnosed in the building without going to a hospital.

With the Hawks trailing 2-1 and 5:42 remaining in the first period, Hjalmarsson hit Pominville from behind just inside the Sabres' zone, sending him flying into the boards ...

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