01/01/2015 08:21 EST | Updated 03/03/2015 05:59 EST

Oilers' Keith Aulie suspended for check to the head of Matt Stajan

The NHL announced on Thursday that Kieth Aulie of the Edmonton Oilers has been suspended for two games for a check to the head of Matt Stajan of the Calgary Flames.

The Oilers' defenceman was given a match penalty and a game misconduct late in the first period of an eventual 4-3 overtime loss to the Flames. 

It was announced earlier on Thursday that Department of Player Safety would be reviewing the incident. 

More to follow.