Video: Hanzal with an elbow to the head of Erik Johnson

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Martin Hanzal caught Avs’ defenseman Erik Johnson with an elbow to the head early in overtime Tuesday night.

Johnson was reaching on the play and Hanzal connected with the Avs’ blue liner in vulnerable position.

There was no penalty on the play.

Johnson left the game and did not return.

Hanzal could be hearing from NHL Senior Vice President of Player Safety, Stephane Quintal, as he has quite the rap sheet.

Last season alone Hanzal was fined for a high stick on then Canucks forward David Booth. He was also suspended two games for a charging penalty he received for a hit on Jeff Petry.

During the 2012 playoffs Hanzal was suspended one game for a hit on the Kings’ Dustin Brown.