Todd Bertuzzi
Todd Bertuzzi
Red Wings - Right Wing
NUMBER: 44
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 229
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 02/02/1975
AGE: 39
BIRTHPLACE: Sudbury, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: NYI: 1993-23 overall
Entering his 15th NHL season and his third with Detroit…Re-signed to a new two-year contract on June 17, 2010…Has represented Canada at the 1998 and 2000 IIHF World Championships and the 2006 Winter Olympics…Finished third in the NHL with 46 goals and led the NHL with 25 power-play goals in 2002-03…Has recorded 154 career multi-point games…Has recorded five career hat tricks…Has 1,301 career penalty minutes.
BY SEASON
2009-10:
Appeared in all 82 games for Detroit, the first time since 2005-06 he has played 82 games in a season…Finished fifth on Detroit with 44 points (18-26—44)...Finished fourth on Detroit with 18 goals…Played in the 900th game of his NHL career on Jan. 2 at Phoenix…Scored the 100th power-play goal of his career on Dec. 12 vs. Anaheim…Finished third on Detroit with four game-winning goals, including three in the month of December (12/11 vs. ANA, 12/12 at NSH, 12/26 vs. CBJ)…Finished second on Detroit with 216 shots on goal…Averaged 16:46 of ice time during the regular season…Registered 105 hits…Appeared in all 12 postseason games for Detroit…Registered a career high 11 points in the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs…Tied a Red Wings franchise record with four assists in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals vs. San Jose…Averaged 17:07 of ice time during the postseason.

2008-09:  Appeared in 66 games for Calgary…Finished sixth on team with 44 points (15-29—44)…Tallied six power-play goals and four game-winning goals…Averaged 18:36 of ice time in regular season…Registered a career high four assists on Feb. 14 at Phoenix…Missed 15 games due to injury (leg, hip flexor)…Recorded 7 multi-point games…Played in his 800th career game on Oct. 23 at Nashville…Registered his 600th career point on Dec. 10 at Detroit…Appeared in all six postseason games for Calgary…Registered two postseason points (1-1—2) and eight PIM…Averaged 17:24 of ice time during postseason.

2007-08: Appeared in 68 games for Anaheim…Finished season with 40 points (16-24—40) and 97 PIM…Notched four power-play goals and two game-winning goals…Played 19:47 in his Anaheim debut Sept. 29 at LA…Recorded his first goal and his multi-point game as a Duck on Oct. 3 at Detroit…Registered a five-game point streak from Dec. 22 – Jan. 2 (2-3—5 during streak)…Averaged 16:27 of ice time during regular season…Recorded three consecutive multi-point games from Jan. 9-15…Appeared in all six playoff games for Anaheim…Finished postseason with two assists and 14 PIM…Averaged 14:14 of ice time in postseason.

2006-07: Appeared in a total of 15 regular season games…Missed 67 games due to injury (back)…Appeared in 7 games for Florida collecting seven points (1-6—7) and 13 PIM…Traded to Detroit from Florida in exchange for Shawn Matthias on Feb. 27…Made his Red Wings debut on Mar. 22 vs. Columbus…Appeared in 8 games for Detroit tallying four points (2-2—4)…Appeared in16 postseason games for Detroit…Missed two games due to injury (concussion)…Registered seven points (3-4—7) and 15 PIM in the postseason…Advanced to the Conference Finals for the first time in his career…Averaged 14:24 on ice per postseason game.

2005-06: Appeared in all 82 regular season games for Vancouver…Finished the season with 71 points (25-46—71) and 120 PIM…Appeared in his 700th career game on Mar. 25 vs. Edmonton and picked up the 299th and 300th assists of his career…Registered a six-game point streak from Mar. 17-29 (1-8—9 during streak)…Participated in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games as a member of Team Canada…Notched two hat tricks (Nov. 13 vs. Detroit and Jan. 14 at New York Islanders)…Registered his 500th career point on 1/14 at New York Islanders…Finished with 200 shots on goal…Averaged 19:07 of ice time during regular season.

2004-05: Did not play.

2003-04: Appeared in 69 games for Vancouver…Finished the season with 60 points (17-43—60) and 122 PIM…Names as a starter in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game…Missed the final 13 games of the regular season due to suspension following an incident on Mar. 8 vs. Colorado…Had a five game point streak from Nov. 18-25 (2-8—10 during streak).

2002-03: Appeared in all 82 games for Vancouver…Established career highs in goals (46) and points (97)…Finished season third in NHL in goals and first in power-play goals (25)…Named to first NHL All-Star Team for the season…Registered a 12-game point streak Jan.17-Feb.13 (6-8—14 during streak)…Recorded his third career hat trick on Mar. 17 at Dallas…Scored two goals just 61 seconds apart on Jan. 21 at Nashville…Named to Western Conference All-Star Team on Jan. 16…Recorded a seven game point streak Dec. 26-Jan. 10 (7-5—12 during streak)…Averaged 20:34 of ice time during regular season…Appeared in 14 games during the 2003 postseason…Logged a career postseason high 31:35 of ice time in Game Four of the CSF on May 2 at Minnesota…Recorded a three-game point streak Apr. 16-20 (1-2—3)…Finished the postseason with six points (2-4—6) and 60 PIM…Averaged 21:04 of ice time during postseason.

2001-02: Appeared in 72 games for Vancouver…Finished third in NHL in points (85)…set new career highs in goals (36), assists (49) and points (85)…Registered a 15-game point streak Jan. 3-Feb. 4 (7-13—20) tying a Canucks franchise record and longest in NHL for 2001-02 season…Scored his second career hat trick on Mar. 19 at New York Rangers…Scored his 100th NHL goal on Oct. 9 at Colorado…Appeared in six postseason games for Vancouver…Finished with four points (2-2—4) and 14 PIM…Recorded points in consecutive games Apr. 19 and 21 (2-1—3).

2000-01: Appeared in 79 games for Vancouver…Set new career highs in assists (30) and points (55)…Appeared in his 400th NHL game on Mar. 28 vs. Dallas…Notched his first career hat trick on Dec. 30 at San Jose…Registered his first career four-point game on Nov. 21 at St. Louis (2-2—4)…Appeared in all four postseason games for Vancouver…Scored his first playoff goal on Apr. 12 at Colorado…Registered a three-game point streak Apr. 12-18 (2-2—4).

1999-00: Appeared in 80 games for Vancouver…Set new career highs for goals (25), assists (25) and points (50)…Finished fourth in team scoring…Notched two goals just 15 seconds apart on Jan. 17 vs. Toronto…Registered a six-game point streak Dec. 29-Jan. 12 (4-3—7)…Played in his 250th career game on Oct. 13 vs. Calgary.

1998-99: Scored his 100th career point (assist) on Oct. 25 at Tampa Bay…Missed 31 games due to a fractured tibia suffered on Nov. 1…Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee on Mar. 5 vs. Calgary and missed the remainder of the season.

1997-98: Collected two points (1-1—2) in his first game with Vancouver on Feb. 7 vs. San Jose…Played in his 200th career game on Mar. 9 vs. St. Louis…Represented Canada at the 1998 World Hockey Championships in Switzerland.

1996-97: Recorded 10-13—23 in his sophomore season in the NHL…had a career high four-game goal streak Mar. 4-11 (4-0—4)…Had a career five-game point streak Mar. 19-29…Assigned to Utah (IHL) on Dec. 12.

1995-96: Made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders at Boston collecting two points (1-1—2) on Oct. 7…Became the first Islanders rookie to score in his debut since Greg Parks in 1990…Fourth on team in scoring…Had a pair of four-game point streaks (Nov. 28-Dec. 5, Apr. 8-13)…Recorded the first two goal and three point game of his career (2-1—3) on Apr. 10 at Pittsburgh.

PERSONAL
Todd and his wife, Julie, have two children: daughter, Jaden and son, Tag.  The family resides in Metro Detroit during the season and spends the off-season in Kitchener, Ontario.  Enjoys mountain biking and playing golf.  Todd’s hockey hero growing up: Wayne Gretzky…Favorite musical artist: James Taylor…Favorite food: steak…Favorite sport besides hockey: golf.