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Alex Burrows | Winger

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (33) / 4/11/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
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Alex Burrows finished the 2013-14 season with only 15 points.
It was a poor season for Burrows as he had four seasons of over 25 goals before the shortened 2012-13 season. He found the back of the net only five times this season. Burrows turned 33 on Friday and his best seasons could be behind him. Apr 14 - 10:19 AM

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After his hit on top Ranger defenseman Ryan McDonagh earned him a major penalty and game misconduct for elbowing this week, Canucks winger Alex Burrows said he had heard nothing regarding a possible suspension from the National Hockey League.

But he's heard plenty on Twitter. "There must have been 500 messages for me from Ranger fans," Burrows said. "'I'll kill your family, I want you to die.' Bad things. A lot of people were upset with me." So why read them? "I thought it was a little bit entertaining, too," Burrows said. "It's a way for people to communicate nowadays, but it is scary. I'm a little worried about my kids." Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, overhearing the conversation, said: "Twitter sucks, man."
Apr 5 - 11:12 AM

Alex Burrows feels that former Canucks coach Alain Vigneault was more rationale while their current bench boss, John Tortorella, relies on gut feelings.

"For the most part, Alain let us decide how we wanted to play as a team," Burrows said. "He manages his bench well and they (Rangers) seem to be rolling four lines, and they'll be a dangerous team in the playoffs." Burrows still thinks very highly of Vigneault. Burrows enjoyed four straight campaigns of at least 25 goals, but he has just 14 points in 43 contests in 2013-14.
Apr 1 - 10:37 AM

Alex Burrows (hand) will return to the Canucks' lineup on Wednesday.

It had previously sounded like Burrows wasn't even going to make the trip to Minnesota for this match. He ended up missing just one game due to the ailment.
Mar 26 - 12:04 PM

Alex Burrows (hand) will not travel with the Vancouver Canucks.

In other words, Burrows will miss Wednesday's game in Minnesota and Thursday's contest in Colorado. He has just five goals and 14 points in 40 games this season.
Mar 25 - 4:02 PM

Alex Burrows will not play in Sunday evening's game against Buffalo.

He did not practice Saturday and will not suit up Sunday due to a left hand injury he sustained against the Predators Wednesday night. Is this guy snake bitten or what? He has missed 32 games this season with a laundry list of injuries including: a broken foot, a broken jaw, a sprained hand and now this hand injury. Maybe Burrows should just sit out the last 10 games as it is obviously not his year.
Mar 23 - 1:38 PM

Alex Burrows didn't skate on Friday due to a hand injury.

Burrows was slashed by Shea Weber during Wednesday's game versus the Nashville Predators. Burrows stayed in the contest, but it sounds like he'll end up missing some playing time. "We don't have a final medical report yet but it doesn't look good," Canucks GM Mike Gillis said. "The preliminary analysis is not positive."
Mar 21 - 6:32 PM

Vancouver forward Alex Burrows netted two goals and added an assist for the Canucks Monday night, but it wasn't enough to prevent a 4-3 defeat against the Lightning.

We're not sure what has gotten into the gritty forward who went 35 games without a goal, as he has now recorded five goals and three assists in his last four contests. He has shown a propensity to contribute offensively in the past so he's worth a claim in fantasy leagues while he's hot. Jannik Hansen was the other goal scorer for Vancouver in the loss.
Mar 17 - 10:38 PM

Alexandre Burrows has been a huge disappointment this season, but he might be heating up when the Vancouver Canucks need him the most.

Burrows scored a goal and collected two assists as he might be showing some rekindled chemistry with Henrik Sedin (two assists). Burrows now has six of his 11 points from this season in the last four games. He's only owned in nine percent of Yahoo leagues so at least add him to your watch list.
Mar 16 - 7:06 PM

Alex Burrows escaped from his season-long, goalless slump with two tallies in the Vancouver Canucks' 3-2 shootout win over Winnipeg Wednesday night, but the veteran right winger thinks he could have scored four.

"It was one of those nights where the puck was finding me around the net," said a relieved Burrows. "I had a lot of chances. Honestly, I think I could have had four. The reaction from the guys after the first one was funny. I know they’ve been pulling for me for a long time and they want the best for me and it was nice to see them react that way. It’s always tough when you don’t score, especially for that long. I never experienced something like that. It’s tough to put into words. You feel like you’re letting the guys down and letting the team down. I need to step up my game to help them out. We know these points are important for us."
Mar 13 - 10:48 AM

Alex Burrows shattered his goal-scoring slump in a big way Wednesday night, sniping a pair of goals in the Canucks’ 3-2 shootout victory over Winnipeg.

These were the struggling winger’s first goals in 41 games, and just his seventh and eighth points through 36 games this season. Burrows even came close to completing the hat trick in overtime, nonetheless the Canucks eventually won the game on a Chris Higgins shootout goal.
Mar 12 - 10:47 PM

Alex Burrows has now gone 34 games without scoring a goal this season.

The Canucks top line has been horrible since the beginning of January as each of Burrows, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin have been injured for rather long periods of time. The Sedin twins have not scored in each of their last 22 games, so it's no wonder that the Canucks are reeling.
Mar 9 - 10:37 AM

Alex Burrows still doesn't have a goal in 32 games this season.

He has five assists and a minus-13 rating on the year, but he hasn't picked up a point in his last five outings.
Mar 6 - 6:39 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have had no scoring from their top line since the start of 2014.

Daniel Sedin has yet to score, Henrik Sedin has yet to score and Alex Burrows has not scored at all this season and yet coach John Tortorella continues to march them out as a unit. That's pretty sad production from the trio and they better get moving shortly or the Canucks will find themselves on the outside looking in as far as the playoffs are concerned.
Mar 2 - 10:12 AM

Alex Burrows (hand) returned to action on Wednesday February 26.

Burrows sprained his hand in the Canucks' last game before the Olympics. Under normal circumstances, he probably would have missed some contests as a result, but the timing of it allowed him to heal up without being sidelined for a game. He was on the ice for 18:36 minutes on Wednesday and had three shots on goal.
Feb 27 - 2:07 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Ryan Kesler
3Shawn Matthias
4Brad Richardson
5Mike Santorelli
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Christopher Higgins
3David Booth
4Tom Sestito
5Darren Archibald
RW1Alex Burrows
2Jannik Hansen
3Nicklas Jensen
4Zack Kassian
5Zac Dalpe
D1Alexander Edler
2Kevin Bieksa
3Dan Hamhuis
4Jason Garrison
5Chris Tanev
6Ryan Stanton
7Yannick Weber
8Andrew Alberts
9Frank Corrado
10Jeremie Blain
11Mike Zalewski
G1Eddie Lack
2Jacob Markstrom
3Joacim Eriksson