Jan Hejda suspended two games

Updated: April 2, 2011, 1:39 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

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.

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