Robert Bortuzzo

Pittsburgh Penguins #41 - Defenseman

  • Born: 03/18/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 215
2013-14 Penguins 54 0 10 10 -3 74 0 0 0 50

Club Get Hit

As we've seen with injuries, hockey can be a brutal sport. Let's take a look at the Pittsburgh Penguin defensemen and the hits they've given and received.

Are the Pens interested in Andrew MacDonald?

With Paul Martin and Kris Letang injured, the Pittsburgh Penguins may seek a defensive option so that they don't have to rely on Robert Bortuzzo or Simon Despres.

Simon Despres Is Good at Hockey, so Play Him

Despres can play. Duh. Now it's time the Penguins take an Olli Maatta approach to his contract and keep him in Pittsburgh regardless of what it takes.

Canucks At Penguins Preview: Slaughtered

10:00 AM start. WHAT?

Robert Bortuzzo re-signs, 2 years, $600k per

The Pens avoid arbitration with their young defenseman and sign him to a two-year, $600,000 per year contract.

Devils Put Penguins, CONSOL to Sleep in 3-1 Win

An opening-faceoff battle between Robert Bortuzzo and Ryan Carter startedthe action in an electrified CONSOL Energy Center Sunday evening, and, like your dad's terrible old cell phone, the Devils sucked the energy out of the place in no time.

Pens bring Mark Eaton back, on AHL tryout

The Penguins bring back an old face...Sort of, when they signed defenseman Mark Eaton to a minor league PTO contract.

Brian Strait claimed by New York Islanders

A division rival plucks the Penguins depth when the NY Islanders put a claim in on Penguins defenseman Brian Strait.

Pens sign 5 hereto locked out players to AHL deals

The NHL locked out players...But they still want some to play in the minors. The Baby Pens add 5 players to "AHL" contracts, giving some young players a place to play.

Eric Tangradi, 3 Others Sign Contracts With Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins have reached a deal with left wing prospect Eric Tangradi, as well as three minor league defensemen.

Pens Re-Sign Eric Tangradi, Robert Bortuzzo and Alex Grant...UPDATE: Brian Strait too

The Pens bring back 3 of their restricted free agents, including forward Eric Tangradi who may have a chance to play on Sidney Crosby's line this season.

Pens recall Robert Bortuzzo and Alex Picard

The Pens recall two defensemen. Does this mean Kris Letang could be out for a while? Seems that way.

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