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Penguins' Bortuzzo faces Player Safety hearing

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for a late hit on New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr during a game Tuesday at Consol Energy Center. A date and time for the hearing have yet to be determined.

Bortuzzo hit Jagr into the boards with 2:03 remaining in the second period. Jagr did not return to the game. No penalty was called on the play.

The Penguins won the game 1-0.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: Interference. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

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