The Detroit Red Wings today renewed a two-year contract with left-wing player Taylor Bertucci.
The 26-year-old Bertucci was limited to 9 games with the Red Wings in the 2020-21 season due to injury, but he scored 7 points (5-2-7) and 4 minutes of free throw time. Bertucci finished his career with the Red Wings in the 2019-20 season, creating career-high assists (27), scoring (48) and free throw minutes (40). At the same time, he scored 21 goals for the second time in a row, leading The team and completed the game as one of two players (together with Dylan Larkin) skating in all 71 games.
Since his NHL debut in the 2016-17 season, the 6-foot-1, 199-pound winger has played 208 games for the Red Wings, scoring a total of 126 points (54-72-126) and 119 free throw minutes. time. Bertuzzi was originally the second-round pick of the Red Wings in the 2013 NHL draft (58th overall). He also represented the Detroit team in the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.