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Daniella Bruce tweets,

Tyler Bertuzzi said he’s really happy with his start to the season after missing almost a full year. Said it’s a great feeling.

Bertuzzi confirms he can’t go to Montreal but will be in Chicago.

Below find a video of Jeff Blashill and I will add Tyler Bertuzzi if available.  added 1:43pm, Bertuzzi now below too.






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So looks like speculation that Bert wouldn’t be able to play in Chicago or NY games too, was obviously wrong.  yay.

Posted by Matt_in_MI on 10/20/21 at 01:33 PM ET

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So looks like speculation that Bert wouldn’t be able to play in Chicago or NY games too, was obviously wrong.  yay.

Not to mention that his teammates were angry at him, and the team wanted to trade him asap. 

Offseason speculation finished hard and heavy this October.

Posted by TreKronor on 10/20/21 at 02:00 PM ET

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Posted by TreKronor on 10/20/21 at 03:00 PM ET

Reminds me of Larkin, AA, and Mantha all sitting laughing at Blashill over a steak dinner.

Posted by ilovehomers on 10/20/21 at 02:08 PM ET


Yes, it looks like NYC has an exception for visiting athletes.
Don’t know the details re: Chicago, but must be similar.

It’s easy to see why Bert’s teammates love him.
I don’t understand his decision and don’t like how it
impacts the team, but it’s worse to compound that by scapegoating
him and making it even more of an issue - that’s self-defeating. As long
as he’s following the protocols in good faith, I imagine the team is simply making the best of this.

We live in a society in which there are more and more received
litmus tests that are supposed to decide whether you even talk to
somebody or extend them basic humanity. I bet if we went up and down a list of major controversial ethical issues, it’d be pretty unlikely we’d find more than a couple people at most who agree on every one. We share a country and a society and need to talk to each other as people and work from what we have in common.
Doesn’t mean our ethical stands aren’t heartfelt and serious. But not only can we get little done if we only talk to the few who agree, we also make it less likely those who disagree might hear our opinions with an open mind and maybe consider the strengths of them.

Anyway, I’m glad Bert is healthy. I’m glad Larkin is ok.
I’m just not going to start cheering for one any less because
he and I don’t see eye to eye on vaccines. If hockey isn’t something in
common that allows us to transcend what we don’t agree on re: other issues, I don’t know what is. Now, if a player disrespects someone like the young man from Detroit who was playing in Ukraine, based on how he was born, there’s no room for “to each his own”. That’s as close to a consensus issue as you can get as well as a moral one.

Posted by lefty.30 on 10/20/21 at 05:55 PM ET

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