Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Robert Bortuzzo
Robert Bortuzzo was born on March 18, 1989 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. A product of the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League, Bortuzzo was selected in the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He would make his professional debut for the Penguins' AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre for the 2009-10 season.

Early into the 2011-12 season, after better than two years in the American League, Bortuzzo would get his first taste of NHL action. He would suit up for six games for the Penguins, registering a +1 rating.

On February 2, 2013, Bortuzzo scored his first NHL goal against legendary goaltender Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils. The Penguins would go on to defeat the Devils by a score of 5-1.

At the trade deadline on March 2, 2015, Bortuzzo was traded to the St. Louis BLues for Ian Cole.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2005-06 Fort William North Stars ON-Jr.A 40 4 18 22
2006-07 Kitchener Rangers OHL 63 2 12 14 67 +15 9 1 2 3 8
2007-08 Kitchener Rangers OHL 52 3 15 18 61 +23 18 0 8 8 14
2007-08 Kitchener Rangers M-Cup 2 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Kitchener Rangers OHL 23 1 16 17 24 -6
2009-10 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 75 2 10 12 109 +13 4 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 79 4 22 26 111 +28 12 0 1 1 6
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 0 0 0 2 +1
2011-12 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 51 3 9 12 61 +9 12 0 1 1 13
2012-13 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 31 1 3 4 34 +4
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 2 2 4 27 +3
2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 54 0 10 10 74 -3 8 0 1 1 4
2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 38 2 4 6 68 -6
2014-15 St. Louis Blues NHL 13 1 1 2 25 -3
2015-16 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 2 1 3 52 +2 5 0 1 1 2
2016-17 St. Louis Blues NHL 38 1 3 4 15 +11 10 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 204 8 21 29 263 23 0 2 2 10


Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 7th round pick (Filip Helt) in 2016 NHL Draft for Ian Cole, March 2, 2015. Missed majority of 2015-16 and 2016-17 as a healthy reserve.
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