As well reported around the world by now, Mr. Todd Bertuzzi will be returning to Detroit for the next two seasons and I couldn't be happier. Per the Free Press:
Bertuzzi has made himself at home in the metro area since re-joining the Wings in the summer of 2009, and he will continue to do so for another two years. As the Free Press was the first to report Wednesday, Bertuzzi and the Wings have agreed to a two-year extension worth around $2.25 million a season.
"It was easy to do," Bertuzzi said. "I love being here, I love being part of the Wings. I'm really excited about our team this year. I feel we're very focused, especially on playing defense. We lacked that last year, and in training camp, everybody pretty much decided to up the ante."
Now it should be noted that this is a 35+ contract that will count against the cap if he retires, or gets hurt. However, that risk is pretty low considering that it is only a two year deal and that he’s shown no signs of slowing down t...