|Born||March 18, 1989
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|NHL team||Pittsburgh Penguins|
|NHL Draft||78th overall, 2007
Playing career[change | change source]
Bortuzzo was picked up by the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League in 2006 after leading the Fort William North Stars of the Superior International Junior Hockey League to a league championship, a Dudley Hewitt Cup, and an overtime away from playing in the 2006 Royal Bank Cup final.
Bortuzzo was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd Round (78th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League for the Kitchener Rangers. In his three years with the Rangers he recorded 49 points and 152 penalty minutes in 138 games.
Career statistics[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Penguins sign Robert Bortuzzo and Nathan Moon". oursportscentral.com. 2009-03-23. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3794006. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
- "Prospect Robert Bortuzzo". HockeysFuture.com. 2009-03-23. http://www.hockeysfuture.com/prospects/robert_bortuzzo. Retrieved 2009-03-23.