ST. PAUL, Minn. Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown was suspended two games for elbowing Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville in Tuesday's 2-1 Minnesota victory, according to a tweet from Los Angeles Times reporter Lisa Dillman.
During the second period Sunday, Brown had the puck near the side boards and saw Pominville closing in. As Pominville approached, Brown turned toward Pominville, braced himself and elbowed the Wild forward in the chin. Pominville went down and was visibly shaken as he skated off the ice.
No penalty was called on the play, but Pominville missed the rest of the game. Minnesota coach Mike Yeo didn't have an update on Pominville's status after the victory, and the Wild had a day off Wednesday.
"You hate to see a hit to the head, that's all," Yeo said after the game. "I can't really say much more than that."
Brown will miss the Kings' final two regular-season game but will be able to return for the playoffs. Los Angeles enters Wednesday in fifth place in t...