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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Suspended 4 Games

Cross-checking.

 

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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Has A Hearing Today For A Cross-Check

 

via Sportsnet,

David Amber, Brian Burke, Kelly Hrudey and Elliotte Friedman discuss the Robert Bortuzzo hit and what length of suspension he could receive after his hearing with the NHL.

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A Three-Year Contract Extension For Robert Bortuzzo And The St. Louis Blues

(Dec. 15, 2018) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the Blues have signed defenseman Robert Bortuzzo to a three-year contract extension worth $1.375 million per season.

Bortuzzo, 29, is currently in his fifth season with the Blues.  He was originally acquired by the club via trade from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Mar. 2, 2015.  This season, the 6’4, 216-pound defenseman has dressed in 12 games, collecting three points (one goal, two assists) and six penalty minutes.

A native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Bortuzzo was originally drafted by the Penguins in the third round, 78th overall, of the 2007 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft.  Overall, he has recorded 45 points (13 goals, 32 assists) and 310 penalty minutes in 288 career NHL regular-season games.  Bortuzzo has also appeared in 23 career postseason games, tallying two assists and 10 penalty minutes.

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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Suspended For One Regular Season Game Plus Remaining Preseason

The explanation.

 

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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Will Have A Hearing With NHL Player Safety

 

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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Fined For A Cross-Check

 

Video is below...

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Bortuzzo To St. Louis, Cole To Pittsburgh

added 1:35pm,

 

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Video- Robert Bortuzzo Suspended Two Games

Robert Bortuzzo suspended two games for interference.

 

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Videos- Robert Bortuzzo Hit On Jaromir Jagr

No penalty on the play...

 

 

Below, watch Pete Deboer post-game on the hit and the Penguins' view of the hit...

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Video- Match Penalty On Robert Bortuzzo For This Hit On Mark Giordano

from Aaron Vickers at NHL.com,

Giordano was carrying the puck up the boards near center ice when Bortuzzo stepped up and delivered a crushing blow to the Flames captain. Giordano took several minutes to get back to his feet as a scrum ensued. Bortuzzo was assessed a match penalty on the play.

"It's right there," Crosby said. "I'm not sure if he catches his shoulder or head. I've seen [Bortuzzo] step up a lot like that. The way he hits, it looks bad. He's a good guy. He gets low when he hits.

"I didn't see if there was exactly contact to the head or not. We saw a quick replay. It's hard to tell. Obviously the officials are well aware to try to get those hits out of the game, but that's a tough one to tell when it's that quick and two guys are coming that quickly together."

more on the game and watch the hit below...

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Another day, another checking to the head penalty

You know your team's becoming familiar with the NHL's Department of Player Safety when it receives an, "It's okay, guys" Tweet:

With James Neal enjoying a 5-game suspension and a remorseful Deryk Engelland set to visit Sheriff Shanny and crew on Wednesday (and there is a department of player safety) to discuss his hit on Justin Abdelkader, Pro Hockey Talk's Cam Tucker notes that Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo did this to Jerry D'Amigo, and received a 2-minute "check to the head" penalty as a result:

D'Amigo was fine and so was Bortuzzo, who, as PHT's Tucker noted, had a very busy game.

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Sidney Crosby on IR

From NHL.com:

In addition to re-assigning or waiving multiple players to bring the active roster down to 23 players, Pittsburgh also announced that Sidney Crosby will be placed on injured reserve to start the season. Because of NHL rules, Crosby will now be unavailable to the Pens for at least the first seven days of the season.

In addition to Crosby, the Penguins also placed Dustin Jeffrey, Nick Petersen, Robert Bortuzzo and Boris Valabik on IR.

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