Sharks' Blichfeld suspended 2 games for hit to head on MacKinnon
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San Jose Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld is suspended two games for his hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon during Wednesday's contest, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Thursday.

Blichfeld was ejected for the hit, while MacKinnon exited the game with 12 minutes remaining and didn't return.

It was Blichfeld's first game of the season and just the fourth of his NHL career. The 22-year-old had never previously faced supplemental discipline.

MacKinnon, 25, tallied one assist in the 4-0 win. The 6-foot pivot has scored five goals and leads the club with 22 points through 19 games this season.

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Sharks' Blichfeld suspended 2 games for hit to head on MacKinnon
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