Robert Bortuzzo

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Robert Bortuzzo
Robert Bortuzzo 2014-03-23.JPG
Born March 18, 1989 (1989-03-18) (age 25)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 78th overall, 2007
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2009–present

Robert Bortuzzo (born 18 March 1989) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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.[1]

Bortuzzo won the Hamilton Spectator Trophy in his second year as a member of the 2007–08 Kitchener Rangers.[2]

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Kitchener Rangers OHL 63 2 12 14 67 9 1 2 3 8
2007–08 Kitchener Rangers OHL 52 3 15 18 61 18 0 8 8 14
2008–09 Kitchener Rangers OHL 23 1 16 17 24
2009–10 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 75 2 10 12 109 4 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 75 2 10 12 109 4 0 0 0 0

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