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Mumps test continue for Penguins: Fleury, Maatta, and Bortuzzo test for illness

Mumps running wild: #BREAKING: Pittsburgh #Penguins announce: Marc-Andre Fleury, Olli Maatta, and Robert Bortuzzo being tested for mumps. — KDKA (@CBSPittsburgh) December 17, 2014  
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Bortuzzo Suspended Two Games For Hit on Jaromir Jagr

Credit: Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press After a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety this afternoon, Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo was suspended two games for his hit on Devils forward Jaromir Jagr in Tuesday night’s game. Jagr did not return to the game after the incident. This will be Bortuzzo’s first career suspension as he will forfeit $6,451.62. With...
Via The PensNation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Bortuzzo suspended 2 games for hit

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins forward Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended two games by the NHL for an illegal hit on New Jersey's Jaromir Jagr on Tuesday night. Bortuzzo collided with Jagr late in the second period of Pittsburgh's 1-0 win. Jagr was skating down the right side when he sent a centering pass in front of the net. Bortuzzo hit Jagr with his right shoulder, slamming...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Bortuzzo two games for violent hit on Jagr

The NHL suspended Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo two games Wednesday for a late hit on New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr during Tuesday’s game at Consol Energy Center. In its video explanation of the ruling, the Department of Player Safety used terms such as “extreme lateness” and “predatory nature” for a hit that resulted in “significant head contact...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Bortuzzo to have hearing after hard hit on Devils' Jagr

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo will have a hearing with the league as a result of his hit on Jaromir Jagr that knocked the New Jersey Devils right winger out of Tuesday's game. The league tweeted that there will be a hearing but declined to give the specifics about the day and time. Jagr was in the right corner behind the Penguins' goal at the time of the...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Bortuzzo Has a Hearing With Department of NHL Player Safety

For those that are saying that this isn't a hit to the head, look a the Gif above. The video evidence doesn't lie.Pittsburgh defenseman Robert Bortuzzo will have a hearing for a late hit on New Jersey forward Jaromir Jagr. Day & time TBD.— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) December 3, 2014Devils not happy with hit on Jagr. DeBoer: "If one of our guys did that to Crosby it...
Via Goon's World
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Bortuzzo should be suspended

In one of the most boring games of all time, this play became the focal point: The GIF: YIKES Some things about this hit: 1. There is an alarming amount of people claiming this is a good hit. Because Bob Errey said it was. 2. Bob Errey is wrong. 3. The puck is in the middle of the slot when contact is initially made. 4. Where is the point of contact?   The correct answer...
Via The Pensblog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Bortuzzo Hits Jaromir Jagr With a Dirty, High Hit

Another night, another dirty hit. This time the ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr is tagged with a dirty, high hit from Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo. In my opinion, Bortuzzo should be getting a call from the NHL's Department of Player Safety. Bortuzzo lands a hit on Jagr who is slow to get up with 2:03 left in the second period. Jaromir skates off under his own power. #NJDvsPIT—...
Via Goon's World
19 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Time To Win A Robert Bortuzzo Jersey From PI and @TotalSportsEnt

Last Sunday, we revealed the rules for the Pens Initiative/Total Sports Enterprises Easter Egg Hunt. Simply put, all you had to do was look for all-capitalized words while reading Pens Initiative articles throughout the week. Today is the day that you can tell us what those Easter Eggs were and enter yourself to win an autographed Robert Bortuzzo jersey, courtesy of the folks at...
Via PensInitiative
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Robert Bortuzzo head shot on Jerry D'Amigo

Penguins Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo delivers a headshot on Maple Leafs forward Jerry D'Amigo. Bortuzzo was given a two-minute minor for an illegal check to the head. I think there's a chance that Bortuzzo could get a call from the NHL's department of Player Safety.I also agree with the fans that say that the Pittsburgh Penguins don't have the moral high ground, either. Lastly, Is...
Via Goon's World
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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