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Tyler Bertuzzi | Winger | #59

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/24/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 178
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (58) / DET
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AHL playoff MVP Tyler Bertuzzi appears to be ready to make the jump to the NHL next season.
Bertuzzi played with speed and skill in the postseason to help Grand Rapids capture the Calder Cup on Tuesday night. "We call him playoff Bert," goaltender Jared Coreau said. "I don't know if it's just his style of play or his will to win, or his eagerness to win, but he just performs. He performs when it counts. He could have five points throughout the year but then have the playoffs he did. I'd keep him around forever." Bertuzzi generated 19 points in 19 games after he had 37 points in 48 contests during the regular season. He will get a long look at training camp. Jun 14 - 10:58 AM

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The Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup Trophy on Tuesday night.

The Griffins got the job done by beating the Syracuse Crunch 4-3 in Game 6. Grand Rapids was led by Tyler Bertuzzi, who was named the playoff MVP after scoring nine goals during the postseason. Bertuzzi, 22, was Detroit's second-round pick in 2013. He'll be looking to make the leap to the NHL next season. With the Red Wings in rebuild mode, there's a chance he could stick on the roster. He had no points in seven games with the Wings in 2016-17.
Jun 13 - 11:48 PM

Speaking to the media, Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland said he is impressed with Tyler Bertuzzi's play during the AHL playoffs.

"We've had a lot of players who have played well," Holland said. "You look at Tyler Bertuzzi. He has had a great playoff - he's had three great playoffs in a row. Very impressive statistics for a young player." Bertuzzi failed to pick up any points in seven NHL contest this season, but did pick up 37 in 48 AHL games and another 12 in 12 playoff games so far. Holland will likely have a few holes to fill at the start of next season and Bertuzzi might make a full-time jump to the NHL. He is a name to keep an eye on during training camp.
Source: MLive.com
May 27 - 10:13 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi is enjoying another impressive run in the Calder Cup Playoffs.

He has recorded 11 points in 10 postseason matches for Grand Rapids after he had eight points in nine playoff contests last year. Bertuzzi has been on the scoresheet in all but two games this time around. He should be watched closely at training camp, as he appears to be due for an NHL promotion in 2017-18.
May 23 - 10:10 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi has three goals and eight points in six AHL playoff games this year.

This isn't his first strong run with the Grand Rapids Griffins in the postseason either. The 22-year-old is up to 17 goals and 28 points in 29 career AHL playoff contests. He's one of the Red Wings top prospects and his ability to step up in big games could be a big asset for Detroit in the years to come.
May 8 - 9:57 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi has been assigned to the minors.

He has been sidelined since Nov. 26 because of a high-ankle sprain. Bertuzzi will get back into game shape in the AHL with Grand Rapids and seek another NHL opportunity down the road.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 03:48:00 PM

Tyler Bertuzzi has begun skating on his own.

The winger has missed the last three weeks with a high ankle sprain and will travel with his Detroit teammates on their upcoming road trip. That said, there is no exact timetable for Bertuzzi's return to action. There is hope he will skate with his teammates over the next week, though.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 09:10:00 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi's injury is a high left ankle sprain, according to GM Ken Holland.

As previously reported, he is expected to be sidelined for three to five weeks. Nothing was broken, so he won't require surgery.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 10:35:00 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi (leg) is expected to miss the next three-to-five weeks.

Bertuzzi suffered the injury on Saturday and has already been placed on the injured reserve list. He has no points in seven games with Detroit in 2016-17.
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 02:07:00 PM

Tyler Bertuzzi (leg) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

Bertuzzi sustained the left leg injury during Saturday's game. This confirms that he'll miss Tuesday and Thursday's contests.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Although Tyler Bertuzzi is scheduled for more tests in the next day or so, it appears he will be out of action for a while.

He took a nasty spill into the boards Saturday night and injured his left foot. Bertuzzi was seen wearing a walking boot and using crutches after the game. It does not appear he will be playing for some time.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 08:37:00 AM

Updating an earlier item, The Red Wings have confirmed that Tyler Bertuzzi has suffered an injury to his left leg.

It was a nasty spill that sent Bertuzzi into the boards and forced his leg into a prone position. We don't know the extent of the injury yet, but we'll keep you posted. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 09:23:00 PM

Tyler Bertuzzi and Brendan Smith both left the Montreal Canadiens game Saturday night with apparent knee injuries.

Bertuzzi took a hard hit from Alexei Emelin and bent his knee at an awkward angle. Smith took knee on knee contact. More details will come as they are released. Per the broadcast, neither are expected to return.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 09:10:00 PM

Tyler Bertuzzi, Xavier Ouellet and Brendan Smith will watch from the press box on Sunday as the Red Wings take on the Flames.

Bertuzzi the younger is still looking for his first point in the NHL through four games, though he does have three goals and six points in 10 games for AHL Grand Rapids this season. The 21-year-old has adapted well to the pros, but he may need a bit more seasoning to become fantasy viable.
Source: Dave Hogg
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 03:44:00 PM

Tyler Bertuzzi has been summoned from the minors by Detroit.

He was just returned to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, but an injury to Darren Helm has presented him with another NHL opportunity. Bertuzzi didn't have a point in three games with Detroit during his last stint.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 11:12:00 AM

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