Sharks’ Dany Heatley suspended two games for elbowing Stars’ Steve Ott in head

TORONTO – San Jose Sharks right winger Dany Heatley was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Wednesday for elbowing Dallas’ Steve Ott in the head Tuesday night.

The suspension will cost Heatley US$80,645.

The incident occurred at 15:54 of the third period during the Sharks’ 6-3 victory at Dallas, and Heatley was assessed a minor penalty for interference. He scored twice in the game and has 24 goals and 34 assists in 71 games this season.

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Heatley will miss the Sharks’ next two games—March 17 against Minnesota and March 19 against St. Louis.

He will be eligible to return March 23 against Calgary.