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Robert Bortuzzo
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Robert Bortuzzo  #41

Pittsburgh Penguins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: PIT / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (78th overall)
The Penguins went 15-2 when he logged more than 17:30 of time on ice in 2013-14. Is currently on IR with an upper body injury. Ranked 11th in the NHL averaging 3.7 hits per game at the time of his injury. Scored his 2nd goal of the season Nov. 29 at CAR - tying a career high set in 2012-13. Had 3 PTS (1G-2A) in a span of 4 games from Nov. 6-14. Scored his 1st goal of the year and recorded a career-high 8 hits Nov. 8 at BUF. Picked up his first assist of the season Nov. 6 at WPG. Made his season debut Nov. 4 at MIN, where he logged 13:46 of TOI, blocked 2 shots and recorded 2 hits. T-4th among team blueliners w/9 BkS during the 2014 playoffs. Notched 1st career postseason point w/assist on Sidney Crosby's GWG @ NYR on May 5, 2014. Had a career-high 10 assists during the 2013-14 campaign. Ranked 2nd among team D-men w/137 hits. Had a career-high 3-game assist streak from Mar. 16-20, 2014. Career Info: Highs: G: 1 A: 2 P: 2 PPG: 0 SHG: 0
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I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic