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Bortuzzo Suspended For Two Games

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

NEW YORK - Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo been suspended for two games, without pay, for interference against New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr during NHL Game No. 364 in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, December 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 17:57 of the second period.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Bortuzzo will forfeit $6,451.62. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click here.

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