The Blues have lost eight of their past 11 games, including a 6-1 loss to this Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, which probably helped gas the amount of tempers.
Bortuzzo unloaded 3 rights Sanford before coaches transferred in to separate the pair.
“Men are frustrated and they ought to be. So some times it boils over and things happen. That is what happens because they really do care and they want to be powerful and they would like to win”
Blues winger Patrick Maroon did not seem bothered by his team mates’ scrap.
“That is part of baseball, right?” Maroon said. “We’re still team mates. Some times people get frustrations and heated build up. I love that stuff. I think it’s fantastic. That is me though. I don’t know if someone likes it.”