NEW YORK – Ottawa Senators defenseman Jared Cowen was suspended for two games by the NHL on Wednesday for a hit to the head against Buffalo's Zemgus Girgensons.
Cowen struck Girgensons late in the third period of Ottawa's shootout loss game in Buffalo on Tuesday night. No penalty was called on the play.
Girgensons scored the shootout winner.
The suspension will cost Cowen $31,795.