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James Wisniewski received a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota forward Cal Clutterbuck during a game on Friday. ((John Grieshop/Getty Images))

The NHL is handing out a couple of suspensions after a chippy pre-season game between the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets.

Wild forward Brad Staubitz and Blue Jackets defenceman James Wisniewski were suspended indefinitely Saturday pending a hearing and the completion of a review by the NHL's department of player safety.

The suspensions stem from separate incidents that occurred in Friday night's game, which Minnesota won 4-3 in overtime.

Staubitz received a major penalty and game misconduct for checking from behind at 4:24 into the third period.

Wisniewski, meanwhile, received a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota forward Cal Clutterbuck at 20:00 of the third period.