Robert Bortuzzo

St. Louis Blues logo
Age 33 Mar 18, 1989
Thunder Bay CAN
Defense shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
216 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2016
Agent Robert Hooper
Draft Year 2007
Drafted Overall 78
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo

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Transaction History
May 10, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) will play in Tuesday's Game 5 against the Minnesota, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
May 9, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's Game 5 clash with the Wild, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
May 8, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) will not play Sunday against the the Wild, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
May 6, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) won't play in Friday's Game 3 against the Minnesota, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
May 4, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo was officially ruled out for the remainder of the game versus Minnesota on Wednesday due to an upper-body injury.
May 4, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo suffered an apparent facial injury after blocking a shot against the the Wild on Wednesday, Jessi Pierce of NHL.com reports.
Apr 29, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) will be in the lineup for Friday's clash with Vegas, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Apr 26, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) is considered probable to play Friday versus the Golden Knights, per head coach Craig Berube.
Apr 26, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) won't play Tuesday against the Colorado, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Apr 24, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) is "fine" and considered day-to-day, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo produced an assist and three blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the the Kraken.
Apr 1, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo posted an assist, six hits, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Oilers.
Mar 10, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo recorded an assist, three hits and two PIM in Thursday's 6-2 win over the the Rangers.
Feb 8, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo signed a two-year, $1.9 million extension with St. Louis on Tuesday, per Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Jan 13, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo had three hits and three shots in a 2-1 win over the the Kraken on Thursday.
Jan 6, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo was cleared to return to play Thursday, per Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Dec 26, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo was placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday.
Nov 26, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) is in the lineup for Friday's game versus Chicago, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Nov 26, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) won't play Friday versus Columbus, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 24, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (undisclosed) will not play Wednesday versus the Red Wings, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 22, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo will not play against the the Golden Knights on Monday due to an undisclosed injury, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 15, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Oilers.
Oct 18, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo recorded an assist and two PIM in Monday's 7-4 win over the the Coyotes.
Jul 22, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (orbital) is fully fit heading into the 2021-22 campaign according to general manager Doug Armstrong, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
May 24, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo suffered a broken orbital bone in Game 2 against the Colorado, Andy Strickland of Bally Sports Midwest reports.
May 23, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) won't play in Sunday's Game 4 against the the Avalanche, per coach Craig Berube, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
May 21, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) isn't expected to play in Friday's Game 3 versus Colorado, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
May 19, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) exited Wednesday's contest in the second period, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
May 3, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 3-1 win over the the Ducks.
Mar 6, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo notched an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Kings.
Feb 7, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Sunday.
Feb 2, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) isn't expected to play Tuesday against the Arizona, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Jan 31, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) will not suit up for Sunday's game against the the Ducks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 29, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) won't be available versus Anaheim on Saturday but he hasn't been ruled out of Sunday's matchup against the the Ducks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 27, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) resumed skating Wednesday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 17, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Robert Bortuzzo | Bortuzzo (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Dec 1, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Announced D Robert Bortuzzo has served his suspension.
Nov 24, 2019 St. Louis Blues | NHL suspended D Robert Bortuzzo for games for cross-checking an unsuspecting opponent.
Dec 15, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Signed D Robert Bortuzzo to a three-year, $4.125 million contract extension.
Oct 25, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Placed D Robert Bortuzzo on IR.
Sep 27, 2018 St. Louis Blues | NHL suspended D Robert Bortuzzo for the remainder of the preseason and for one regular season game for elbowing an unsuspecting opponent.
Mar 22, 2018 NHL fined D Robert Bortuzzo $3,091.40 for cross-checking an opponent.
Mar 3, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Activated D Robert Bortuzzo from injured reserve.
Oct 9, 2017 NHL fined D Robert Bortuzzo $3,091.40 for an illegal cross check.
Jan 12, 2017 St. Louis Blues | Activated D Robert Bortuzzo from injured reserve.
Dec 29, 2016 St. Louis Blues | Re-signed D Robert Bortuzzo to a two-year, $2.3 million contract extension.
Dec 4, 2016 St. Louis Blues | Placed D Robert Bortuzzo on IR.
Nov 17, 2016 St. Louis Blues | Activated D Robert Bortuzzo from injured reserve.
Jul 2, 2015 St. Louis Blues | Signed D Robert Bortuzzo to a two-year, $2.1 million contract.
Mar 2, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Penguins Acquired D Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues for D Robert Bortuzzo and a 2016 seventh-round draft pick (Filip Helt).
Dec 7, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | Announced D Robert Bortuzzo has served his suspension.
Dec 3, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | NHL suspended D Robert Bortuzzo two games for an illegal hit.
Mar 27, 2013 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned D Robert Bortuzzo to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Aug 30, 2012 Pittsburgh Penguins | Re-signed D Robert Bortuzzo to a one-year contract.
Nov 29, 2011 Pittsburgh Penguins | (Robert Bortuzzo) Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Nov 6, 2011 Pittsburgh Penguins | (Robert Bortuzzo) Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Nov 4, 2011 Pittsburgh Penguins | (Robert Bortuzzo) Recalled from Wilkes-Barre (AHL).
Oct 3, 2011 Pittsburgh Penguins | (Robert Bortuzzo) Placed on IR.
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2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Robert Bortuzzo
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues logo 73 1 5 6 -4 36 836 40.40 50.10 3.10 47.10 0.40 0.07 0.29
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2004-2005 Thunder Bay Kings U16 AAA U16 AAA 55 24 25 49 56
2004-2005 Thunder Bay Kings U16 AAA OHL Cup 3 0 0 0 4
2005-2006 Thunder Bay North Stars SIJHL 40 4 19 23 137 Playoffs 8 3 5 8 0
2005-2006 Thunder Bay North Stars RBC Cup 5 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 8 3 5 8 0
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Kitchener Rangers OHL 63 2 12 14 67 Playoffs 9 1 2 3 0
2007-2008 Kitchener Rangers OHL 52 3 15 18 61 Playoffs 18 0 8 8 0
2007-2008 Kitchener Rangers M-Cup 2 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 18 0 8 8 0
2008-2009 Kitchener Rangers OHL 23 1 16 17 24
2009-2010 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 75 2 10 12 109 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 79 4 22 26 111 Playoffs 12 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 51 3 9 12 61 Playoffs 12 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 0 0 0 2 60 57.14 48.84 -10.30 54.14 -4.14 0.00 0.00
2012-2013 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 31 1 3 4 34
2012-2013 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 2 2 4 27 185 58.82 43.63 -4.14 49.42 0.91 0.65 1.30
2013-2014 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 54 0 10 10 74 739 45.45 51.27 -1.43 46.10 -3.74 0.00 0.65 Playoffs 8 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 38 2 4 6 68 517 45.71 48.24 -6.32 51.81 -3.84 0.23 0.70
2014-2015 St. Louis Blues NHL 13 1 1 2 25 174 36.36 65.55 13.88 59.58 6.94 0.34 0.69
2015-2016 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 2 1 3 52 487 53.85 58.03 8.54 55.57 4.07 0.25 0.37 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 St. Louis Blues NHL 38 1 3 4 15 493 66.67 58.75 7.65 52.26 0.96 0.12 0.49 Playoffs 10 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 4 9 13 41 958 56.92 53.17 1.66 52.57 0.46 0.19 0.75
2018-2019 St. Louis Blues NHL 59 2 8 10 47 760 54.41 56.78 2.21 53.98 2.17 0.16 0.71 Playoffs 17 2 0 2 0
2019-2020 St. Louis Blues NHL 42 2 4 6 21 430 68.80 52.10 -0.90 51.40 -1.10 0.28 0.84 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 1 4 5 47 489 42.90 52.90 10.10 52.60 7.70 0.12 0.61 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 St. Louis Blues NHL 73 1 5 6 36 836 40.40 50.10 3.10 47.10 0.40 0.07 0.29 Playoffs 10 0 0 0 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date February 8, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Robert Hooper
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,900,000 1.15% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $950,000 $950,000
UFA
AAV $950,000 $950,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $800,000 $1,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $800,000 $1,100,000
Minors Salary $800,000 $1,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date December 15, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Robert Hooper
Standard Contract | 3 Years $4,125,000 1.69% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000
UFA
AAV $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000
Minors Salary $1,375,000 $1,375,000 $1,375,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date December 29, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Robert Hooper
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,300,000 1.53% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $1,150,000 $1,150,000
UFA
AAV $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Minors Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date July 2, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,100,000 1.47% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,050,000 $1,050,000
UFA
AAV $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Minors Salary $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date July 24, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,200,000 0.93% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $600,000 $600,000
RFA
AAV $600,000 $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $550,000 $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $550,000 $650,000
Minors Salary $550,000 $650,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date August 30, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $525,000 0.88% of cap space
2012-2013
Cap Hit $525,000
RFA
AAV $525,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $525,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $525,000
Minors Salary $85,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 23, 2009
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $1,605,000 0.94% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $535,000 $535,000 $535,000
RFA
AAV $535,000 $535,000 $535,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $500,000 $500,000 $525,000
Signing Bonuses $30,000 $25,000 $25,000
Total Salary $530,000 $525,000 $550,000
Minors Salary $55,000 $55,000 $55,000
Clauses
UFA Year