The Detroit Red Wings announced Monday that Tyler Bertuzzi will get a one-year, $3.5 million after the ruling of an independent arbitrator.
According to the team, the arbitrator heard the case on Sunday and issued the decision today.
The 25-year-old had a career year last season with career highs in assists with 27 and points with 48. He had 21 goals and played in all 71 games.
Bertuzzi had asked for $4.25 million and the Red Wings came in at $3.15 million, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. The arbitrator's decision
Forward Tyler Bertuzzi is asking for quite a raise, and has the stats to back up his demand.