-- Phoenix Coyotes
' defenseman Ed Jovanovski
has been suspended for two games, without pay, for an incident in NHL game #436 against the Minnesota Wild
, December 7, the National Hockey League announced today.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Jovanovski will forfeit $67,357.52. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
At 9:34 of the third period, Jovanovski delivered a forearm to the head area of Minnesota's Andrew Ebbett
. No penalty was assessed on the play.
Jovanovski will miss Thursday's game at Los Angeles and Dec. 12 against San Jose. He will be eligible to return Dec. 14 at Detroit.