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Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig suspended 2 games for boarding Wild's Keith Ballard

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig was suspended for two games Saturday by the NHL for boarding Minnesota defenceman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal series.

Bollig received a minor penalty for boarding in the second period of Chicago's 4-2 road loss Friday night.

Ballard sustained an upper-body injury on the hit and didn't travel to Chicago for Game 5 on Sunday night.

The series is tied 2-2.

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