Lightning's Cernak suspended 2 games for elbowing Sabres' Dahlin
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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak has been suspended two games for elbowing Buffalo Sabres blue-liner Rasmus Dahlin during Monday's contest, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.

Dahlin did not play another shift after the incident and Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger confirmed postgame the 19-year-old suffered a concussion on the play. Cernak was not penalized for the hit.

Cernak had never been suspended or fined in his two-year career prior to this incident.

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Lightning's Cernak suspended 2 games for elbowing Sabres' Dahlin
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