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NHL gives Dallas Stars forward Ott for two games after low hit on Colaiacovo

TORONTO – The NHL suspended Dallas Stars forward Steve Ott for two games Tuesday for a low hit on St. Louis Blues defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo.

The incident occurred midway through the second period in the Stars’ 4-1 victory last Saturday. No penalty was assessed on the play.

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Ott, who forfeits US$34,756.10 in salary, won’t be eligible to return to the lineup until Oct. 31 at Nashville.