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Alex Burrows | Winger | #14

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/11/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
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The Vancouver Canucks have confirmed that they won't buy out Alex Burrows.
Burrows had nine goals and 22 points in 79 contests in 2015-16. He hasn't exactly lived up to his four-year, $18 million contract, but he only has one season left on it. Jul 1 - 6:14 PM
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Alex Burrows isn't expected to be bought out by the Vancouver Canucks.

Burrows' offensive production has dried up considerably in the last few seasons. The 35-year-old's point totals have decreased in three of the last four seasons. He had nine goals and 22 points in 79 games. Burrows has one year remaining on his contract at $4.5 million.
Jun 26 - 4:00 PM

Alex Burrows played in his 1,000th professional game on Friday.

Burrows played in 231 minor league games including stints in the EHL and AHL before making it to the show. Burrows has only 20 points in 71 games this season and will likely be bought out of his contract at the end of the season. He had 25 or more goals for four straight seasons starting in 2008-09 but those days are long gone.
Mar 26 - 10:50 AM

Alex Burrows had an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to Nashville Thursday night.

It was Burrows 20th point in 70 contests this season. That represents a decline from 2014-15 when he finished with 33 points in 70 games and of course that season was a far cry from his height when Burrows scored at least 25 goals in four consecutive seasons from 2008-09 to 2011-12.
Mar 25 - 11:24 AM

Alex Burrows is projected to play with the Sedin twins on Tuesday night against Winnipeg.

It's been a forgettable season for Burrows, who has eight goals and 19 points in 68 games.
Mar 22 - 6:17 PM

Alex Burrows (foot bruise) is ready to play again.

He will be back in the lineup on Wednesday after missing Monday's contest. Burrows was injured on a shot block.
Mar 15 - 4:05 PM

Alex Burrows will not play on Monday night.

Coach Willie Desjardins that said Burrows "took a shot the other day," so consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Mar 14 - 2:52 PM

Alex Burrows could be a buy-out candidate after the season.

Burrows will make $4.5 million next season on the last year of his contract but he is now a fourth liner with no power play time and that is just way too expensive. Burrows has eight goals and 17 points with a minus-12 rating in 62 games this season. That's not good.
Mar 6 - 11:43 AM

Alex Burrows isn't necessarily willing to waive his No-Trade Clause.

The 34-year-old winger has spent his entire career with Vancouver, and has one season left at a $4.5M cap hit remaining on his deal. Burrows hasn't quite been the same power forward since his age-30 season in 2011-12, with 16 points in 53 games this season it's difficult to say how much he would even fetch on the market.
Feb 14 - 4:10 PM

Alex Burrows scored a goal in Vancouver's 4-2 victory over Boston Thursday night.

Burrows has found the back of the net in back-to-back contests for the first time since October. He has seven goals and 14 points in 46 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 22 - 11:17 AM

Alex Burrows scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Tuesday.

Burrows could once flirt with or surpass the 30-goal mark on a consistent basis, but that hasn't been true for a while now. This season he has just six goals in 45 games and his marker on Tuesday was his first since Nov. 21.
Jan 20 - 11:35 AM

Alex Burrows scored Friday's only shootout goal, cinching the 2-1 win over Anaheim.

Burrows also assisted on Chris Tanev's marker while contributing a shot, a hit, and a takeaway in over 14 minutes of work. That's a full night. The point was Burrows' first since November 21st, a span of 17 games and now has seven assists and 12 points in 37 games this season.
Jan 2 - 12:51 AM

After sitting out Saturday's match with a stiff neck, Alex Burrows will return Monday against the Kings.

A stick neck is an odd ailment to suffer, but it's not entirely out of the ordinary either. Be that as it may you still may not wish to pick up the agitating winger. He's posted just five goals, 11 points, 26 PIMs and 34 hits in 35 games thus far.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 08:02:00 PM

After missing Saturday's game with an upper body injury, Alex Burrows practiced on Sunday afternoon.

Well that's a good sign for Burrows and the Canucks, but it hardly amounts to hope he'll return to the lineup immediately. The rugged forward is listed as day-to-day, which also means Vancouver will take their precious time. Burrows has five goals, 11 points, 26 PIMs and 34 hits in 35 games thus far.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 03:20:00 PM

Alex Burrows will be scratched with an upper body injury from Saturday's match with Edmonton.

Through 35 games this season Burrows has five goals, 11 points, 26 PIMs and 34 hits. Expect Ronalds Kenins to see his fourth game of the season.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 09:43:00 PM

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C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
5Brendan Gaunce
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Alex Burrows
4Emerson Etem
5Anton Rodin
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Jannik Hansen
3Jake Virtanen
4Derek Dorsett
D1Alexander Edler
2Ben Hutton
3Chris Tanev
4Erik Gudbranson
5Philip Larsen
6Luca Sbisa
7Nikita Tryamkin
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom