Robert Bortuzzo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blues, Bortuzzo agree on two-year extension

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo has a spot waiting for him in the Blues’ starting lineup in 2015-16. But before Thursday, he didn’t have a contract for next season. The two sides took care of that about 24 hours after Bortuzzo became a restricted free agent, agreeing to a two-year, $2.1 million..." July 03

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    It's a two-year deal, according to Bortuzzo. Reports from @lkorac10 and @andystrickland say it's for $2.1 million ($1.05 AAV).

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Pens get Ian Cole from #StlBlues for Roberto Bortuzzo and a 2016 7th-round pick.

  • Penguins' Maatta tests positive for mumps; Greiss, Bortuzzo cleared

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Penguins have released the results of their latest round of testing for mumps. Defenseman Olli Maatta has tested positive for the virus and remains in isolation, general manager Jim Rutherford announced Friday. Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo have..." December 19

  • Penguins' Bortuzzo suspended two games "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..." December 03

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Pittsburgh defenseman Robert Bortuzzo will have a hearing for a late hit on New Jersey forward Jaromir Jagr. Day & time TBD.

  • Pens’ Bortuzzo ‘relieved’ by new contract

    Pro Hockey Talk "When Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo signed a new two-year $1.2 million deal this summer it did a lot of things for him. One of those things was making sure he got to stay in the organization that drafted him as Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review shares. “Relieved actually”..." September 08

  • Penguins Agree to Terms with Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo "The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with defenseman Robert Bortuzzo on a two-year contract it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. The deal runs through the 2014-15 campaign and has an average annual value of $600000. Bortuzzo 24 is coming..." July 24

  • Simon Despres and Robert Bortuzzo should play over Deryk Engelland

    PensBurgh "A balanced lineup is good and well, but it’s about time that Dan Bylsma and the Pittsburgh Penguins realize that Deryk Engelland is not one of their top six defenseman anymore. The often cited reason for Engelland getting a jersey every night is his “toughness”. And that is an important..." March 08

  • How Pittsburgh has Deployed Despres and Bortuzzo in 2013

    PensBurgh "The Pittsburgh Penguins have long boasted one of the best groups of prospect defensemen in all of hockey, a group littered with first- and second-round picks, offensive contributors and defensive stalwarts and strong skaters at every level. General Manager Ray Shero and his staff have a..." February 05