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BREAKING: New York Islanders Acquire Stanley Cup Champion Defenseman From The St Louis Blues

Published December 8, 2023 at 4:24 PM
BY SAMER

New York Islanders Acquire Veteran Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo From The St Louis Blues

Doug Armstrong, the President of Hockey Operations and General Manager for the St. Louis Blues, announced that the team has acquired a seventh-round draft pick from the New York Islanders in exchange for defenseman Robert Bortuzzo.

The #isles have acquired Robert Bortuzzo from the #stlblues for a seventh-round draft pick.




Bortuzzo, 34, originally joined the Blues through a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 2, 2015. The Thunder Bay, Ontario native has been a part of the team for the past decade, collecting 54 points (16 goals, 38 assists) and 320 penalty minutes in 424 regular-season games. In addition, he contributed three points (two goals, one assist) and 42 penalty minutes in 47 postseason games.


Bortuzzo holds a notable place in Blues history as one of the 16 players to spend at least 10 seasons with the team.

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