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Robert Bortuzzo | Defenseman | #41

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/18/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 3 (78) / PIT
Contract: view contract details

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Robert Bortuzzo posted a goal with a plus-2 rating and a blocked shot over 18:16 of ice time in Monday's 4-2 win in Anaheim.
Bortuzzo is starting to heat up, picking up goals in back-to-back games with a plus-4 rating. After spending a few weeks on injured reserve due to a knee ailment from mid-February to early March, he looks to be better than ever. He entered Saturday's game with just one goal over his first 57 contests. Despite the hot streak he warrants fantasy consideration only in the deepest of pools. Mar 13 - 1:22 AM

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The St. Louis Blues have activated Robert Bortuzzo (knee) off injured reserve.

The injury forced Bortuzzo to miss each of his team's last five games. He's expected to suit up in Saturday's game against the Dallas Stars. The 28-year-old has one goal and eight points in 55 games this season. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar.
Mar 3 - 10:31 AM

Robert Bortuzzo (lower body) skated on Tuesday morning.

Bortuzzo is still on injured reserve and he missed his fourth straight game with what is believed to be a knee injury. However, it seems like he is making some progress.
Feb 28 - 11:25 AM

Robert Bortuzzo (lower body) is not expected to be in the lineup for Sunday's game against Nashville.

Bortuzzo was placed on injured reserve earlier this week, but his injury isn't believed to be too serious. Still, it doesn't sound like he'll play this weekend. "I don’t see him playing Sunday (in Nashville), and really all the (IR designation) meant was that he was going to be out for today’s game. So we’ll keep playing it by ear," head coach Mike Yeo said. Chris Butler will continue to play until Bortuzzo is ready to return from injury.
Feb 24 - 10:22 AM

Robert Bortuzzo (lower body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is presumably retroactive to when Bortuzzo was injured on Feb. 16. He has a goal and eight points in 55 contests this season.
Feb 22 - 4:19 PM

Robert Bortuzzo won't be available for Tuesday's game because of a lower-body injury.

Bortuzzo has logged just over nine minutes of action in each of the last two games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 20 - 12:22 PM

Robert Bortuzzo will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Colorado.

Bortuzzo has a goal and six assists in 51 games this season. This will be the second time in three games that he'll watch from the press box. Chris Thorburn will also be scratched against the Avalanche.
Feb 8 - 7:44 PM

Robert Bortuzzo has skated in 47 games with the Blues this season.

The most games Bortuzzo has played in during an NHL season is 54, which came in 2013-14 with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He collected 10 points that year, which is also a personal best for him. Bortuzzo has one goal and six helpers this campaign.
Jan 25 - 10:50 AM

Robert Bortuzzo will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Dallas Stars.

It's the second time in four games that he'll serve as a healthy scratch. Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Stewart (amateur goalie signed because of the injury to backup goalie Carter Hutton) will also be scratched on Thursday.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 08:01:00 PM

Robert Bortuzzo had an eventful performance in Thursday's 4-3 win over Colorado.

Bortuzzo took out Blues goalie Carter Hutton on a goal by Avalanche forward Blake Comeau, but he made up for it by scoring a goal of his own and adding an assist in the contest. The St. Louis defender has contributed three points in eight games this season.
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 11:27:00 AM

Robert Bortuzzo will return to action for Game 2 on Friday against the Wild.

He's expected to pair with Carl Gunnarsson. Bortuzzo missed the last six games with an upper body injury. Through 38 games this season the physical defender posted four points with 50 blocks and 77 hits.
Fri, Apr 14, 2017 07:15:00 PM

Robert Bortuzzo (upper body) is projected to miss the next two games.

He will not travel with the team, so he isn't expected to play on Thursday and Saturday. Bortuzzo sustained an upper-body injury last Friday.
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 01:46:00 PM

Robert Bortuzzo suffered an upper-body injury in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to Colorado.

He was hurt in the second period after taking a hit from Anton Lindholm. Bortuzzo did not return to the game. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 11:07:00 AM

Robert Bortuzzo and Ivan Barbashev will be scratched from Sunday's match with Chicago.

The veteran defender has picked up three points along with 38 hits and 50 blocks over 23 games this season. The rookie Barbashev meanwhile has three points himself with eight shots and 19 hits in 12 games thus far with the Blues.
Sun, Feb 26, 2017 02:56:00 PM

Robert Bortuzzo will play instead of Carl Gunnarsson against the Canucks on Thursday.

Bortuzzo has posted three points along with 38 blocks and 49 hits in 21 games thus far. Gunnarsson meanwhile has picked up four points along with 30 hits and 42 blocks in 37 games.
Thu, Feb 16, 2017 07:04:00 PM

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2Oskar Sundqvist
3Kyle Brodziak
4Ivan Barbashev
5Patrik Berglund
LW1Jaden Schwartz
2Vladimir Sobotka
3Robby Fabbri
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Alexander Steen
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Tage Thompson
5Chris Thorburn
6Nikita Soshnikov
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Robert Bortuzzo
6Vince Dunn
7Jay Bouwmeester
8Jordan Schmaltz
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton
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