Bertuzzi has proven that he deserves a long-term contract extension, according to Ansar Khan of MLive.com.
We completely agree with this assertion, as Bertuzzi was voted in as a first-time NHL All-Star this season, not to mention him establishing a new career in points with 21 goals and 27 assists through 71 games. Bertuzzi's biggest surge took place on the power play, with the hard-nosed winger accumulating three goals and 11 helpers in that key special teams situation. It'll be interesting to see the monetary value on Bert's next deal; he banked $1.4 million AAV on his first standard contract with the Wings.
Bertuzzi scored a goal on four shots and piled up 12 PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Carolina.
Bertuzzi deflected an Anthony Mantha point shot for his 21st goal of the season, pulling the Red Wings even at 1-1 in the latter stages of the first period. It was Bertuzzi's third consecutive contest with a goal, right on the heels of a 13-game dry spell, and it gave him a career-high 48 points in 71 games.
Bertuzzi scored a goal and added three assists, one on the power play, in Sunday's 5-4 shootout win over the Lightning.
The Wings' top line was the story of the afternoon -- Bertuzzi, Dylan Larkin and Anthony Mantha accounted for all but one of the team's points. Bertuzzi hadn't had a multi-point performance since Jan. 20, but Sunday's eruption pushed him up to 47 points (20 goals, 27 helpers) on the campaign, tying last season's career-best output in three fewer games.
Bertuzzi opened the scoring for the Red Wings in their 2-1 win over the Blackhawks on Friday.
Bertuzzi perfectly anticipated a pass from Dylan Larkin directly in front of the doorstep and managed to beat Corey Crawford early in the second frame. Detroit's All-Star representative from this season has 43 points (19 goals, 24 assists) through 69 games. It had been exactly a month since he last bulged twine.
Bertuzzi (undisclosed) is available for Saturday's game versus the Senators, Dana Wakiji of the Red Wings' official site reports.
Bertuzzi was considered questionable after missing Friday's practice, but coach Jeff Blashill said he's ready to go, although the lineup won't be revealed until warmups commence at 6:30 p.m. ET. The 24-year-old Bertuzzi has accrued 41 points -- 13 on the power play -- through 66 games, and he'll draw into the top six.
Bertuzzi (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Saturday's game against the Senators, Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News reports.
Bertuzzi wasn't able to practice Friday, which was the first sign that he might not be available against Ottawa. Another update on the 24-year-old winger's status should surface following Saturday's morning skate.
Bertuzzi contributed a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Devils.
The hard-nosed winger committed a game misconduct penalty for a late hit on phenom Jack Hughes and throwing his glove at defenseman P.K. Subban, but the game was all but over at that point. Bert, who participated in the NHL's All-Star Game, needs only six more points to match the career-high 47 that he produced with Detroit last season.
Bertuzzi recorded an assist, three shots and three hits across 16:35 in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Penguins.
Bertuzzi notched a primary helper on Valtteri Filppula's opening goal, but it was all downhill for the Red Wings after that, as the Pens scored five unanswered. The 24-year-old Bertuzzi has been in a major slump since the All-Star break, as he's recorded just three points and a minus-9 rating over 10 games, but he's still on track for new career highs across all major categories.
Bertuzzi potted a go-ahead goal during the All-Star Game on Saturday, but the Pacific Division stormed back for a 5-4 win.
Representing the Red Wings and the Atlantic Division in his first All-Star Game, Bert chipped the puck into the net on an odd-man rush with Senators standout Anthony Duclair setting the table for the score. The gritty fourth-year winger is tied with Dylan Larkin -- who infamously pleaded for fans to not vote him into the All-Star festivities -- among Detroit's leaders in points with 36, a total comprised of 17 goals and 19 assists.
Bertuzzi scored a goal and added an assist, three shots on goal and four PIM in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche.
Bertuzzi opened the scoring just 2:28 into the game, and his helper came on a Dylan Larkin goal in the third period. In 50 games this season, Bertuzzi has 36 points (17 markers, 19 assists), 94 shots and 16 PIM. If fantasy owners can stomach the winger's minus-14 rating, his offense can help in most formats.
Bertuzzi scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Senators.
Bertuzzi opened the scoring at 14:55 of the first period. He later earned the secondary assist on Dylan Larkin's tally in the second. The two-point effort brought Bertuzzi up to 34 points (16 markers, 18 helpers) in 45 games. The 24-year-old winger has added 87 shots on goal, 44 hits and 10 power-play points this season.
Bertuzzi leads all Red Wings in points with 15 goals and 16 assists through 41 games.
As noted by Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, Bertuzzi didn't expect to be invited to the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. "I'm probably a little bit surprised," he said. "Obviously excited, it's a big opportunity and it's an honor for me to represent the Red Wings. It's going to be cool to be a part of." Only a select few skaters donning the Winged Wheel have warranted fantasy consideration this season, but Bert has shown a lot of maturity in his fourth top-level campaign.
Bertuzzi scored a goal on two shots and had two PIM in Tuesday's 2-0 win over San Jose.
Bertuzzi broke a scoreless tie with his 15th goal of the season just over three minutes into the second period. The 24-year-old has lit the lamp in four of his last six games and is rapidly approaching the career-high 21 goals he scored all of last season.
Bertuzzi scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Arizona.
The 24-year-old rounded out the scoring with an unassisted goal in the final five minutes of the third period. Bertuzzi has found the net in each of the last three games and is up to 14 goals and 30 points in 38 games. He had a career-high 21 goals in 73 games in 2018-19 and could end up closer to 30 by the end of this season. On an offensively-challenged Red Wings squad, Bertuzzi has been a consistent source of production.
Bertuzzi (undisclosed) will play in Tuesday's road matchup against the Jets, he reports.
Bertuzzi didn't return to Sunday's loss to the Penguins after blocking a shot, but it won't force the 23-year-old to miss his first game of the season. The 2013 second-round pick leads the team with 25 points, and he'll continue working on the top line with power-play responsibilities.
Bertuzzi blocked a shot late in Saturday's game versus the Penguins, and coach Jeff Blashill had no update on his status after the contest, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Bertuzzi led all forwards with 22:49 in the game, adding an assist, two blocked shots and a minus-2 rating. Losing one of their top wingers would be a big blow for the offensively-challenged Red Wings. They next play Tuesday in Winnipeg, giving Bertuzzi two full days to potentially recover if the injury isn't too serious.
Bertuzzi notched an assist with the man advantage in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Islanders.
The winger set up Dylan Larkin for the goal in the second period. Bertuzzi added four shots on goal and two blocked shots. He's collected assists in consecutive games to reach 24 points in 30 contests this season. The point production is enough to overshadow a minus-9 rating.
Bertuzzi potted two goals in Thursday's 5-4 loss to Columbus.
Bertuzzi's second two-goal effort in four games gives him 10 goals on the season. He also has 12 assists through 24 games, putting Bertuzzi nearly halfway to last season's 47 points. The 24-year-old winger is one of the few bright spots on an underwhelming Red Wings squad.
Bertuzzi potted a pair of goals on four shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Kings.
Bertuzzi's two-fer turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead for the Red Wings, but the Kings would strike back late to get the win. The 24-year-old winger is up to eight goals and 20 points in 21 contests. He has multiple points in three of his last four outings.
Bertuzzi collected a pair of assists -- including a power-play helper -- in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Ducks.
Bertuzzi has a penchant for big games, hence how he's delivered box-score multipliers in four contests this early in the season. Detroit has produced a mere 46 goals through 26 games, though Bert's still managing a robust points-per-60-seconds value (2.8) to keep him highly relevant in fantasy circles.
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