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Position
RW
 
Jersey
44
Name  Todd Bertuzzi
Born  2/2/1975
Height  6-3
Weight  229
Shoots  L
3/25/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi will play Tuesday after sitting out Sunday with the flu, according to Ansar Khan of mlive.com.
Insight: The 39-year-old Bertuzzi has just nine goals and seven assists in 54 games this season.
 
3/18/2014 5:31:00 PM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday, according to Ansar Khan of mlive.com.
Insight: Bertuzzi (8 G, 7 A) missed Sunday's game and isn't worth owning in most fantasy leagues.
 
1/10/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (facial laceration) is questionable for Saturday's game against Los Angeles.
Insight: Bertuzzi hasn't scored since Dec. 10, and is a defensive liability (-12). This is not the same guy who almost scored 100 points in 2002 and hit triple-digit PIM six times in his career. Look elsewhere for winger help.
 
12/5/2013 5:05:00 PM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (shoulder) says he's ready to return, according to the Detroit News.
Insight: Bertuzzi has missed the last five games. With centers Pavel Datysuk and Henrik Zetterberg both out, the 38-year-old Bertuzzi could struggle to produce upon returning to the lineup Friday at New Jersey.
 
12/3/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi is questionable for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia with an upper body injury (shoulder).
Insight: He's missed the last five games and was scoreless in his six games before that, so it's probably a good idea to let him sit on your bench for a while.
 
11/29/2013 10:23:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi is questionable Friday's game against the NY Islanders with an upper body injury (back).
Insight: He's missed the last three games and was scoreless in his six games before that, so it's probably a good idea to let him sit on your bench for a while.
 
11/24/2013 10:11:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi is questionable for Sunday's game against Buffalo with an upper body injury (back).
Insight: Considering he's scorless in his last six games, it's probably a good ides to let him sit on your bench for a while.
 
4/30/2013 10:35:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (back) has been sidelined with leg and back issues since Feb. 7, but is listed as questionable for Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals Tuesday against Anaheim.
Insight: He's skating hard in practice, but still has pain. Considering he hasn't played in months he isn't likely to be sharp even if he gets on the ice.
 
4/17/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (injured reserve) is still dealing with a back injury that has kept him out for more than two month, but the latest from the Detroit News is that he might return before the end of the regular season.
Insight: He's skating hard in practice, but still has pain. At this point you should have already given his spot away to a more useful option.
 
3/15/2013 11:12:00 AM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (injured reserve) is still dealing with a back injury that has kept him out for more than a month and the latest report from the Detroit Free Press says things are still the same.
Insight: It doesn't sound like he's coming back anytime soon. At this point his spot on your roster could be more useful with someone else.
 
2/22/2013 10:04:00 AM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi (injured reserve) is receiving injections and confined to bed rest, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Insight: It doesn't sound like he's coming back anytime soon. If you have room to stash him on your bench, ok, but it may been time to cut him loose as his 38-year-old body is slow to recover from the back injury.
 
2/15/2013 1:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi has been placed on injured reserve, according to MLive.com
Insight: Bertuzzi missed the first three games of the season with an illness and third more games due to the back problem. At 38-years-old the body just doesn't recover quickly.
 
2/13/2013 11:06:00 AM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi missed both games over the weekend due to a strained back and coach Mike Babcock was not excited about his chances to return for Wednesday's game, according to a Detroit Free Press report.
Insight: Bertuzzi missed the first three games of the season with an illness and now likely his third game due to the back problem. At 38-years-old the body just doesn't recover quickly.
 
2/11/2013 2:34:00 PM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi missed both games over the weekend due to a strained back. There will reportedly be an update either Monday or Tuesday.
Insight: Bertuzzi missed the first three games of the season with an illness and now has missed two games due to the back problem. He has two goals and an assist in seven games this season.
 
2/10/2013 11:19:00 AM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi is expected to miss Sunday's game against Los Angeles due to a strained back.
Insight: Bertuzzi missed the first three games of the season with an illness and missed Saturday's game due to the back problem. He has two goals and an assist in seven games this season.
 
1/25/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi found the net twice in his season debut Friday against Minnesota.
Insight: Bertuzzi missed the first three games of the season with an illness. He led the team with five shots on goal Friday night.
 
1/25/2013 10:41:00 AM
Description: Red Wings winger Todd Bertuzzi could make his season debut Friday against the Wild. Bertuzzi has been out with an illness.
Insight: Bertuzzi was believed to have mononucleosis but his tests came back negative, which has to be a huge relief for the Red Wings. Bertuzzi's return couldn't come soon enough for Detroit (1-2) who has scored just five goals in three games.
 
1/21/2013 8:00:00 PM
Description: According to Mlive.com, Red Wings winger Todd Bertuzzi could make his season debut Friday against the Wild. Bertuzzi has been out with an illness.
Insight: Bertuzzi was believed to have mononucleosis but his tests came back negative on Monday, which has to be a huge relief for the Red Wings. Bertuzzi's return couldn't come soon enough for Detroit after losing 6-0 to the Blues in the season opener on Saturday.
 
1/19/2013 9:32:00 PM
Description: Detroit right wing Todd Bertuzzi has been diagnosed with mononucleosis. He's out indefinitely.
Insight: The Red Wings are saying he'll be out "a while." Bertuzzi tallied 14 goals and 24 assists in 71 games last season.
 
1/18/2013 6:49:00 PM
Description: Detroit winger Todd Bertuzzi (groin) is now doubtful for the season opener.
Insight: Bertuzzi is dealing with a tender groin and an illness. The forward's production has been steady at 38-45 points over his last five seasons but he's expected to play a lesser role this season.
 

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