Last Sunday, we revealed the rules for the Pens Initiative/Total Sports Enterprises Easter Egg Hunt. Simply put, all you had to do was look for all-capitalized words while reading Pens Initiative articles throughout the week. Today is the day that you can tell us what those Easter Eggs were and enter yourself to win an autographed Robert Bortuzzo jersey, courtesy of the folks at...
How would you like to own an autographed Robert Bortuzzo jersey?As part of our month-long birthday celebration - and thanks to the generous folks at TSE (@totalsportsent on twitter) - Pens Initiative is giving our faithful readers the chance to win exactly that.Go ahead, read the rest »
By: Melissa Esing (@Off_thePost)
Photo Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images
Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Robert Bortuzzo.
Every year within the NHL, a player can either progress and improve themselves or regress. Pittsburgh Penguins’ defenseman, Robert Bortuzzo, in a sense...
A first-period brawl between Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and Nashville center Colin Wilson Tuesday night left both skaters a bloody mess.Both Bortuzzo and Wilson were hit with five-minute majors for fighting in the final minute of the first period.The bare-knuckled bout was a draw, but the Penguins skated away with a 3-1victory.
Penguins Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo delivers a headshot on Maple Leafs forward Jerry D'Amigo. Bortuzzo was given a two-minute minor for an illegal check to the head. I think there's a chance that Bortuzzo could get a call from the NHL's department of Player Safety.I also agree with the fans that say that the Pittsburgh Penguins don't have the moral high ground, either...
Why has Deryk Engelland been playing instead of Robert Bortuzzo?
Robert Bortuzzo is one of the Pittsburgh Penguins top defensive prospects, and has shown that he has the skill set and maturity level of many of his counterparts such as Olli Maata and, to a lesser extent, Simon Despres.
Why then, has he been a healthy scratch the last two games, in addition to a handful of games at...
Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Pittsburgh Penguins avoided arbitration with defenseman Robert Bortuzzo by agreeing to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $600,000.
Bortuzzo recorded four points (2G, 2A) in his first full NHL season with the Penguins last season. He also recorded four points (1G, 3A) with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American...
Not content to sit around idle until his projected August 1st arbitration date, the Penguins and defender Robert Bortuzzo have reached a deal that seems to make everyone happy.
Bortuzzo and Dupuis Celebrate(Peter Diana/Post Gazette)
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Via Pens.com yesterday. Bort has some ups
This video may have been the whitest thing ever.
It’s been a pretty good year for rookie Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo. He scored his first NHL goal back in February, and then there’s this little gem of a video clip. He and some teammates are getting some shoot-around time at an empty Wells-Fargo Arena (home of rival Philadelphia Flyers, and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers), and then the 6’4″ Bortuzzo throws...