• Ex-NHLer Bertuzzi Undergoes Knee Procedure

    News: Todd Bertuzzi recently underwent a procedure on his knee, Dhiren Mahiban of The Canadian Press reports.
    Analysis: The 39-year-old Todd Bertuzzi had been pursuing a return to the NHL this season, only to see his plans thwarted when he developed the knee issue while skating with AHL Binghamton on a professional tryout offer. It's unclear how long of a recovery timetable Bertuzzi will face following the procedure, but regardless, it seems likely that the winger could just decide to call it a career.
  • AHL Binghamton Terminates Bertuzzi's PTO

    News: Todd Bertuzzi (knee) was released from his professional tryout offer with AHL Binghamton on Wednesday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
    Analysis: Todd Bertuzzi developed a knee issue shortly after he began playing with Binghamton, ending his quest to earn his way back to the NHL. He'll likely take some time off to recover from the injury, but it's not known if he plans to consider another comeback bid.
  • Bertuzzi Signs PTO With Sens' AHL Affilliate

    News: Todd Bertuzzi signed a professional tryout offer Friday with AHL Binghamton, the Senators' minor-league affiliate.
    Analysis: The 39-year-old looked like he would be headed for retirement after playing for the Red Wings last season, but he's not quite ready to close the book on his career. He'll presumably skate in several games for Binghamton in what amounts to a showcase for NHL teams.
  • Wings' Bertuzzi To Return To Lineup

    News: Todd Bertuzzi will replace Tomas Jurco in the lineup for Thursday's Game 4 against Boston, the Detroit Free Press reports.
    Analysis: Jurco was on a line with two other youngsters, and coach Mike Babcock would like to see a little more experience on that line for Game 4. Todd Bertuzzi has a mountain of playoff experience and should add a big body in front of the net.
  • Wings' Bertuzzi Good To Go

    News: Todd Bertuzzi (flu) is slated to play Tuesday against the Blue Jackets, MLive.com reports.
    Analysis: The report adds that Todd Bertuzzi, who missed Sunday's game due to the flu, is on track to skate on a line with Drew Miller and Luke Glendening on Tuesday.
  • Detroit's Bertuzzi To Return To Lineup

    News: After missing Sunday's game with the flu, Todd Bertuzzi should be back in the lineup Tuesday against Columbus, the Detroit Free Press reports.
    Analysis: Todd Bertuzzi has been a steady player for the Wings when healthy this season, contributing grittiness and an occasional point or two. But with 16 points in 53 games, he doesn't hold a whole lot of fantasy value.
  • Red Wings' Bertuzzi Out With Flu

    News: Todd Bertuzzi will miss Sunday's game against the Wild with a case of the flu.
    Analysis: With Todd Bertuzzi out, the Red Wings will welcome fellow forward Joakim Andersson back to their lineup Sunday.
  • Detroit's Bertuzzi Scores In Win

    News: Todd Bertuzzi scored his first goal in seven games Thursday in a 5-4 overtime win against Pittsburgh.
    Analysis: The old guys came through for Detroit on Thursday, with Todd Bertuzzi and Daniel Alfredsson combining for three goals. Bertuzzi's ability isn't what it once was, mainly due to recurring back issues, but he still has 16 points in 53 games.
  • Red Wings' Bertuzzi Back In Lineup Tuesday

    News: Todd Bertuzzi (lower body) will play Tuesday vs. the Maple Leafs, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: A true game-time decision heading into the game, Todd Bertuzzi experienced no setbacks during warmups and will reenter the lineup after missing Sunday's tilt with the Blackhawks. He'll skate on the third line with Drew Miller and Luke Glendening.
  • Wings' Bertuzzi Iffy For Tuesday

    News: Todd Bertuzzi (lower-body injury) is a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
    Analysis: If Todd Bertuzzi is unable to go, the recently recalled Landon Ferraro would enter the Wings' forward mix for Tuesday's game.