Red Wings face Bruins, Avalanche this weekend -- and, yes, we all love Bertuzzi

Tyler Bertuzzi of the Detroit Red Wings looks on during the third period against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on November 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)

Tyler Bertuzzi stole the show on his own bobblehead night Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena. 

The forward scored two goals, including the game winner, as the Red Wings held off the St. Louis Blues for a 4-3 win. After the game, coach Jeff Blashill told reporters in the dressing room that he "loves" Bertuzzi.

Well, I think a lot of Red Wings fans feel the same way. Bertuzzi is that guy you can easily pinpoint as not only a fan favorite but a coach's favorite. He brings intensity and hard work every shift, wearing his emotions on his sleeve at times. The missing tooth and long hair ...


This hockey newsletter is authored by Dave Bartkowiak Jr. He can be contacted at or on Twitter @DaveBartko

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