BREAKING: Tyler Bertuzzi Throws Shade at the Boston Bruins Following Signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs

Published July 5, 2023 at 11:41 PM
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Tyler Bertuzzi Makes Surprising Move, Chooses Toronto Maple Leafs over Boston Bruins

In a stunning twist, tenacious forward Tyler Bertuzzi has decided to join the Toronto Maple Leafs, leaving behind his former team, the Boston Bruins.

Despite the Bruins' expressed interest in retaining him, Bertuzzi opted for a one-year contract with the Maple Leafs valued at $5.5 million, deviating from his reported preference for a longer-term deal.

This choice follows Bertuzzi's departure from the Detroit Red Wings during the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline, where he sought a lengthier contract that the Red Wings were unwilling to offer.


So, why did Bertuzzi opt for Toronto? He cited both the team's potential for success and the opportunity to be closer to his family as key factors.

"If I was going to commit to a one-year deal, I wanted to join a team that I believed had an excellent chance of winning, and Toronto is at the top of my list,"
Bertuzzi explained.


He also expressed his eagerness to experience playoff hockey once more, having gained a taste of it during his tenure in Boston.

Despite battling injuries throughout the season, Bertuzzi made an immediate impact upon joining the Bruins. He provided a much-needed boost to the team's already impressive campaign, tallying five goals and five assists in the playoffs, although their journey ultimately ended in disappointment against the Florida Panthers.

By joining the Maple Leafs, Bertuzzi aims to continue his pursuit of victory while remaining closer to his loved ones.
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