Ducks RW Bertuzzi put on injured list with concussion

Updated: October 15, 2007, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim Ducks right winger Todd Bertuzzi was placed on the injured list Monday because of a concussion sustained a night earlier against Minnesota.

Todd Bertuzzi

Bertuzzi

He is expected to be out at least a week, the team said.

Bertuzzi signed a two-year, $8 million contract with the Ducks during the offseason, leaving the Detroit Red Wings.

He is coming off an injury-plagued season, having played in only 15 games last season with Florida and Detroit because of a back injury.

Bertuzzi was suspended in March 2004 for sucker-punching Steve Moore of the Colorado Avalanche during a game. He missed the rest of that season and the playoffs. He was reinstated after the lockout that wiped out the 2004-05 season.


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