Todd Bertuzzi RUMORS & NEWS

  • Todd Bertuzzi ready to make AHL debut

    USA Today "The only hockey Todd Bertuzzi played during the past few months was in Detroit beer leagues, so Monday was a big change of pace for the 18-year NHL veteran. "I think I had eight-point game so the guys all said 'OK, I think you need to move up a level.' This is the next step," Bertuzzi joked..." January 13

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    As @SunGarrioch noted, Todd Bertuzzi's rep has reached out to OTT about a PTO with Binghamton in AHL but nothing formalized at this point.

  • Moore's Brother Says There's no Deal in Place with Bertuzzi

    TSN "Steve Moore's brother Mark says there is no deal between Steve and Todd Bertuzzi, a bombshell claim that casts doubt on claims made Wednesday by the NHL and Bertuzzi's lawyers that a settlement had been reached. "I got a text message from Steve last night and he's very concerned," Mark Moore..." August 20

  • Canucks confirm settlement reached with Steve Moore

    CBS Sports "Mere hours after a reported settlement between former NHL player Steven Moore, the Vancouver Canucks and former Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi was refuted by Moore's older brother Mark, the Canucks issued a statement saying an agreement has in fact been made. "I got a text message from Steve..." August 20

  • Todd Bertuzzi, Steve Moore avoiding salacious trial with settlement

    Yahoo! Sports "Logically, the chances that Steve Moore’s civil case against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks ever made it to trial were slim. According to Bob McKenzie, they’re getting slimmer. The TSN pundit reported late Monday night that Moore and Bertuzzi could be heading off their court showdown,..." August 19

  • Bertuzzi won’t be back with Wings

    Red Wings Front "Wings general manager Ken Holland confirmed that Todd Bertuzzi and Mikael Samuelsson won’t be returning next season. As far as the rest of the unrestricted players go, the team will take a wait-and-see approach. “The other guys I’m not sure,” Holland said. “I basically told the other agents..." June 19

  • Todd Bertuzzi among free agents likely not returning to Detroit Red Wings next season

    Detroit Free Press "General manager Ken Holland is working his way through exit meetings with free agents, most of whom won’t be back with the Detroit Red Wings. Holland said Monday that he has met with pending unrestricted free agents Todd Bertuzzi, David Legwand, Kyle Quincey and Jonas Gustavsson. Holland..." May 06

  • Bertuzzi to make series debut for Wings in Game 4

    Pro Hockey Talk "Todd Bertuzzi is in and Tomas Jurco is out tonight at the Joe. That’s what Detroit head coach Mike Babcock confirmed on Thursday morning, saying that Bertuzzi would draw in and make his series debut against Boston at the expense of Jurco, who comes out after going pointless in the first three..." April 24

  • Trial for Todd Bertuzzi attack on former Avalanche Steve Moore set for 2014

    Denver Post "Last week, each time Detroit's Todd Bertuzzi touched the puck in the Red Wings' victory over the Avalanche at the Pepsi Center, the boos were noticeable. Although the Avalanche roster has had a nearly complete turnover since March 8, 2004, many of the Colorado fans still remember Bertuzzi's attack..." October 26

  • Todd Bertuzzi, Steve Moore trial has new start date

    CBC Sports "It will be more than 10 years since Todd Bertuzzi attacked Steve Moore but a new court date for Moore's civil suit against Bertuzzi has been set. The trial will begin on Sept 8 2014 and is scheduled to last three months before a jury. On March 8 2004 Bertuzzi then playing for the Vancouver..." October 23

  • Red Wings prospect Bertuzzi understands, embraces role as agitator

    Michigan Live "Tyler Bertuzzi wasn't a popular pick with many fans when the Detroit Red Wings took him in the second round of June's NHL entry draft. Bertuzzi was rated No. 207 in Central Scouting's final player rankings last season and the Red Wings selected him with the 58th overall pick which they received..." August 04

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    No changes Chicago. Detroit inserts Miller for Bertuzzi.

  • Don't expect Todd Bertuzzi in Red Wings' Game 1 lineup

    Detroit Free Press "Red Wings coach Mike Babcock will not tinker with his lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. “The guys that got us here are getting in Game 1,” Babcock said at Metro Airport before the team flew Sunday evening to California. But Babcock said he told the players who sat out Saturday..." April 29

  • Todd Bertuzzi's return for Wings delayed until Thursday

    Detroit News "Todd Bertuzzi will wait at least another day before re-entering the Red Wings' lineup. Bertuzzi, who hasn't played since injuring his back Feb. 7, said he expects to play Thursday against Nashville. There was hope Bertuzzi could be ready Wednesday night against Los Angeles, but Bertuzzi..." April 25

  • Todd Bertuzzi could return to lineup Wednesday

    Michigan Live "After being sidelined for more than two months with back problems, veteran forward Todd Bertuzzi might be returning in time to try and help the Detroit Red Wings make the NHL playoffs. Bertuzzi, who hasn't played since Feb. 7, will be evaluated after Wednesday morning's pregame skate and could..." April 24

  • Wings' Todd Bertuzzi feels better, hopes to return before season's end

    Detroit News "There are seven games left in the regular season for the Red Wings. And Todd Bertuzzi is holding out hope he can return to play in at least one of those games. "The way I felt today was probably the most positive sign I've had in a long time," Bertuzzi said after Friday's morning skate at..." April 13

  • Wings' Todd Bertuzzi getting closer to return, will go on trip

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi cracked jokes and laughed at practice -- can a comeback be far away? For the first time in two months, he appears to be on the horizon. Bertuzzi hasn't played for the Detroit Red Wings since limping out of St. Louis Feb. 7, hampered by nerve pain that extended from his back..." April 04

  • Todd Bertuzzi's back better, but right leg 'not cooperating' in quest to return

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi is building up his ice time, but not so much his actual skating. While most of his Red Wings teammates took advantage of an optional morning skate Monday to relish the sunshine, Bertuzzi was among the handful who went through a light practice at Arena. It didn't leave..." March 26

  • Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi travels but 'can't afford any setbacks'

    Detroit Free Press "Forward Todd Bertuzzi has been hospitalized, has taken four needles' worth of treatment, and has been so frustrated that he has feared for his hair. Now he's hoping a little vitamin D can help his recovery. Bertuzzi is with his Detroit Red Wings teammates on a road trip for the first time since..." March 22

  • Back troubles keep Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi off ice

    Detroit News "The season is speeding right past forward Todd Bertuzzi. And there's no way he can stop it — or slow it down — with an aching back showing no signs of improving. Bertuzzi, 37, just hopes there's a chance he'll be able to play at some point. "Unfortunately, it takes time," Bertuzzi said as..." March 19

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    Ansar Khan @

    Wings on ice for practice. Franzen not skating. Bertuzzi and Helm also not on ice, neither due back anytime soon.

  • Todd Bertuzzi to miss two games due to back issue

    Detroit News "What would any day be this season without an injury. This time, it's Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi, who'll miss this weekend's back-to-back games with a back issue. Bertuzzi didn't practice Friday, although general manager Ken Holland said tests showed nothing out of the..." February 09

  • Todd Bertuzzi out with back pain; Red Wings call up Joakim Andersson

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings will be without forward Todd Bertuzzi indefinitely while he recovers from an ailing back. Bertuzzi could barely walk following Thursday's 5-1 win at St. Louis, and was excused from practice Friday to undergo an MRI. Bertuzzi, who just turned 38, has had numerous issues..." February 09

  • Wings' Todd Bertuzzi still shuns visor, even after close scrape

    Detroit News "Veteran forward Todd Bertuzzi would advise his son to wear a visor. Any young player coming up through the ranks of minor hockey, Bertuzzi would advise them to wear a visor. But Bertuzzi, 37, can't bring himself to wear one. Bertuzzi had a close call during Tuesday's 4-1 victory over Dallas...." February 01

  • Todd Bertuzzi's close call eye injury stirs talk of wearing visors

    Detroit Free Press "Everyone's mom is right: It really is fun only until you lose an eye. Or nearly do. Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi became the latest NHL player to have a scary ocular incident. The stick of the Stars' Jamie Benn caught Bertuzzi right below the left eye during the second period of Tuesday's 4-1..." January 31

  • Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi 'looking forward to getting down to Joe'

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi would find himself in various pubs and notice there usually were two things showing on TV screens: darts or "Cheers" reruns. How could hockey not be a better option? The Red Wings have the good fortune to be in a market that has shown nothing but loyalty, and the team's..." January 08

  • Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi looks beyond his past

    Detroit News "Todd Bertuzzi keeps coming back, metaphorically, physically, diligently. In key ways, he's Big Bert again, which is different than Big Bad Bert, a withered label he'd rather not carry. Bertuzzi has played in the glare long enough to fill several careers, and as time passes, we're discovering who..." February 23

  • Todd Bertuzzi weary but willing on Red Wings' four-game road trip

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi provided the latest demonstration of why the Red Wings love their veterans, scoring a pair of goals that very nearly secured a rally. Bertuzzi's output Saturday night at Edmonton enabled the Wings to reach five of a possible six points as they wrap up this four-game trip tonight..." February 06

  • Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzen, Todd Bertuzzi thrive on new line

    Detroit Free Press "Sometimes it takes awhile to get the mix right on a line -- it takes changing what has worked in the past and trying something different. Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk, for example, got off to a slow start this season, recording just two goals and nine assists after 17 games. This, despite..." January 21

  • Todd Bertuzzi's shootout spin-o-rama gives Red Wings victory

    Detroit News "A team that once inexplicably struggled in shootouts, the Red Wings are now unbeatable in them. Todd Bertuzzi scored on a spin move in the third round, the only goal in the shootout, giving the Wings a 3-2 victory Thursday over the Phoenix Coyotes. The Wings are 4-0 in shoot-outs this season..." January 20

  • Todd Bertuzzi's unique paths delight Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "One teammate compared Todd Bertuzzi to a slalom skier, another suggested he may be a bit antiquated. But any which way he gets the job done, the Red Wings are delighted. As he took to the ice for the third round of the shoot-out Friday in Boston, Bertuzzi started out wide, then cut in and..." November 26

  • Todd Bertuzzi's goal a beauty

    Detroit Free Press "Did you catch Todd Bertuzzi's between-the-legs, backhanded shootout goal from the Red Wings exhibition win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday? Blackhawks goalie Alexander Salak couldn't. "Just before last shootout he wanted to do that but I don't know, he chickened out last time so he did..." September 28

  • Younger Wings linemates will challenge Todd Bertuzzi

    Detroit News "Having Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm together keeps the average age of any Red Wings line down. But throw in Todd Bertuzzi … Bertuzzi is 36 years old and skating with Abdelkader and Helm, both 24. "I love both of the kids, they're in for a long career, and they play the game right,"..." September 23

  • Red Wing Todd Bertuzzi embraces new role on 'two kids and a goat' line

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi spent a good dozen minutes signing autographs Monday following the Red Wings' scrimmage, which is when the start of a little ponytail got noticed. Bertuzzi said he was growing one because he and 10-year-old son Tag "have the same haircut." As he fits in at home, so Bertuzzi is..." September 20

  • Danny Cleary, Todd Bertuzzi leave with injuries

    Detroit News "The Red Wings lost a pair of forwards to injuries in their Game 7 loss to the Sharks on Thursday. Todd Bertuzzi left in the first period with an undisclosed upper body injury. Danny Cleary, meanwhile, was knocked out in the second period when his head appeared to hit the ice hard after a..." May 13

  • Octopus Garden: Todd Bertuzzi's little scuffle gets Red Wings, crowd back in game

    Detroit Free Press "They were still talking Thursday about Todd Bertuzzi's Game 1 scrap with Phoenix defenseman Rostislav Klesla putting a charge in the Joe. Red Wings fans gave him a standing ovation and chanted "Todd Bertuzzi." "It's a good lift, a good boost for the team," Jimmy Howard said. "The crowd..." April 15

  • Todd Bertuzzi appreciative of fans' support after fight in Game 1

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi is accustomed to being booed in most rinks. On Wednesday, he heard something he hasn't experienced, he estimated, in 7-8 years when the festive crowd at Joe Louis Arena began chanting "Todd Bertuzzi!" after his fight with Rostislav Klesla in the second..." April 14

  • Todd Bertuzzi's fists earn love from Red Wings fans

    Detroit Free Press "Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi had a good laugh Wednesday night when a reporter asked when was the last time he had heard his name chanted by fans at a game. "Not in a bad way?" he replied, smiling. "Gotta be at least seven, eight years ago." Bertuzzi received a standing ovation from fans..." April 14

  • When Todd Bertuzzi gets tough, Red Wings get going

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi dropped his gloves once against Predators defenseman Shane O'Brien, and then did it again, much to the delight of Red Wings teammates. Bertuzzi's two fighting majors were among the highlights of the Wings' 4-3 overtime victory Saturday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena, which saw..." April 03

  • Todd Bertuzzi 'tried to ease up' before hit on Johnson

    Detroit News "Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi said he turned at the last moment to not severely hurt Chicago's Ryan Johnson on Monday. Bertuzzi was ejected from the game but did not draw further action from the NHL. "I went in there to finish a hit and I thought he was in a really bad spot, so I tried to..." March 31

  • Blackhawks' Johnson: Bertuzzi's hit not 'malicious'

    Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks' Ryan Johnson doesn't believe the hit the Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi laid on him during Monday night's game at Joe Louis Arena was an attempt to injure the center. Bertuzzi hit Johnson in the head with an elbow during the first period of the Hawks' 3-2 overtime victory and was..." March 29

  • Todd Bertuzzi could return Saturday; others definitely out

    Detroit News "Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has ruled out Pavel Datysuk and Johan Franzen for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs, but won't rule out Todd Bertuzzi. Datsyuk has a lower-body injury, Franzen a groin injury and Bertuzzi a back injury. Bertuzzi, though, is feeling better. "It's better..." March 25

  • In 1,000th game, Todd Bertuzzi seals Red Wings victory

    Detroit Free Press "Todd Bertuzzi sealed the Red Wings' fifth straight victory with one of his patented shoot-out moves, weaving slowly up the ice before lifting a backhand into the net. His goal secured Sunday's 2-1 victory over the Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, and though Pavel Datsyuk technically got the..." February 21

  • Todd Bertuzzi, catalyst during Red Wings' hot run, set to play in 1,000th NHL game

    Michigan Live "Todd Bertuzzi's path to his 1,000th NHL game was detoured by controversy and injuries, making him wonder at times whether he would ever make it this far. A smooth ride during his second stint with the Detroit Red Wings made it possible. "(Age) 30 to 34 kind of sucked, but I was lucky to get..." February 20

  • As Red Wing Todd Bertuzzi reaches 1,000 games, his career is in revival

    Detroit Free Press "There was a time not long ago that Todd Bertuzzi didn't think he'd get to where he is today. His career was in disarray. His body was battered. Then he landed in Detroit and found out how much fun hockey still is. That has led him to this afternoon, when he's poised to play in his 1,000th career..." February 20

  • Todd Bertuzzi's second goal of the game snaps tie, lifts Red Wings past Panthers

    Michigan Live "Todd Bertuzzi is finding open space on the ice, his teammates are feeding him the puck, and good things are happening for the Detroit Red Wings. Goals have been coming in pairs lately for Bertuzzi. His second goal of the game Friday snapped a third-period tie, sending the Red Wings to a 4-3..." February 19

  • Bertuzzi, Red Wings tame Panthers

    Detroit Free Press "A night after seeing their fans outnumber the home team's in Tampa, the Red Wings began their next game with an appearance by one of their former greats. Gordie Howe performed a ceremonial puckFriday at BankAtlantic Center, and the Wings went on to punish the Panthers 4-3 to build a four-game..." February 19

  • Todd Bertuzzi's two goals leads Wings past Bruins

    Detroit News "No booing from the Red Wings fans after this game. Nothing but loud cheers Sunday, as the Red Wings defeated Boston 4-2, sweeping the back-to-back series. It was quite the change for the Wings, who were booed off the Joe Louis Arena ice after recent losses to Nashville and Columbus. But..." February 14