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Alex Burrows | Winger

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/11/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
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Alex Burrows picked up two assists, including one on the power play, in Friday's 4-1 win over Calgary. The series is now tied at one.
Burrows now shares the team lead in points with two, along with Chris Tanev and Bo Horvat. Perhaps the surprising part of Burrows' game on Friday night, is that he played 13:38 with over three minutes on special teams. Apr 18 - 3:32 AM

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Alex Burrows has four goals in his last four games.

He has also chipped in with an assist as well as 17 penalty minutes to give him 18 goals and 33 points with 66 penalty minutes in 67 games this season. While his output of late has been nice, his fantasy relevance this season is average at best in deep leagues.
Apr 6 - 9:13 AM

Alex Burrows of the Canucks rewarded his fantasy owners by stuffing the stat sheet in a 5-4 shootout win over Nashville Tuesday night.

The power forward not only registered a shorthanded goal and an assist in the Vancouver victory, but he was also assessed 15 penalty minutes late in the contest resulting from a collision with Nashville's Paul Gaustad. Linden Vey, Jannik Hansen and Chris Higgins all scored in the victory.
Apr 1 - 12:08 AM

Alex Burrows will indeed play against the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night.

After taking a crushing hit by the Kings' Tyler Toffoli on Saturday night, Burrows is expected to take his place with the Sedin twins Henrik and Daniel on the Canucks' first line. Burrows has 14 goals, 28 points, 49 PIMs and 61 hits through 59 games this season.
Mar 22 - 7:43 PM

Alex Burrows scored two goals in 17 seconds to help the Canucks get past Philadelphia 4-1 on Tuesday.

It looks like the "maintenance day off" Burrows had on Saturday helped the Canucks forward as he was money on a line with the Sedins again. It is a familiar spot for Burrows and as long as he gets the run of ice-time with the talented Swedes, he is a must start in all fantasy formats. Alex Edler scored and added an assist while Daniel Sedin picked up two assists. Radim Vrbata iced the game for the Canucks with an empty net goal late in the game.
Mar 18 - 1:09 AM

Alex Burrows (groin) is expected to return on Tuesday.

Burrows missed Saturday's game due to the ailment. He has 12 goals and 25 points in 56 games in 2014-15.
Mar 17 - 4:00 PM

Alex Burrows did sit out Saturday's game against Toronto after he aggravated a groin strain.

It's unclear where he'll play if he's available for Tuesday's match against Philadelphia. Burrows missed six games with a groin injury from Feb. 20-Mar. 3.
Mar 16 - 6:26 PM

Alex Burrows will be scratched versus the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

There appears to be growing speculation and fear that Burrows may have re-aggravated the lower body injury that forced him to miss six games earlier in the season. However, it's important to note that nothing is confirmed yet. Burrows has had a nice season with 12 goals, 25 points, 49 PIMs, and 60 hits through 56 games this season.
Mar 14 - 6:35 PM

Alex Burrows will get back into the fold after missing six contests with a lower-body injury.

Vancouver will scratch Linden Vey to get Burrows back into the lineup. Burrows has 12 goals and 25 points in 52 games this season.
Mar 5 - 6:59 PM

Updating a previous item, coach Willie Desjardins said that Alex Burrows (lower body) will not play on Sunday.

That means that Zack Kassian will play alongside the Sedin twins. Burrows was not at practice this morning so consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 22 - 11:03 AM

Alex Burrows (lower body) will be a game time decision on Sunday.

Burrows was a late scratch on Friday after he tried to go in the pre-game skate. The Canucks are hoping the missed game and a day off on Saturday will allow him to play Sunday. He had been on a line with the Sedin twins but Zack Kassian took full advantage of Burrows' injury and potted the only two Vancouver goals Friday, so Burrows could find himself on another line to start the contest if he plays.
Feb 22 - 10:13 AM

Alex Burrows missed Friday's tilt with the Devils because he was sidelined with a lower body injury.

Burrows is having a nice season with a dozen goals, 25 points, 47 PIMs, and 57 hits through 52 games this season. He is not expected to miss much time.
Feb 20 - 10:48 PM

Alex Burrows records an assist in a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild Monday night.

Burrows has 12 goals and 25 points in 51 games this season. He's bounced back somewhat from his rough 2013-14 campaign, but his days of consistently surpassing the 25-goal mark seem to be over.
Feb 17 - 11:34 AM

Alex Burrows scored and assisted in the Canucks’ 5-0 win over the Penguins on Saturday night.

Life is good when you play with the Sedins. Burrows scored a power-play goal in the first period, then assisted on Daniel’s late in the third. Burrows has 12 goals and 23 points this year, and is worth a look while he plays on this line. Zack Kassian, Bo Horvat Shawn Matthias picked up the other goals. Radim Vrbata recorded two assists. Kassian also had five penalty minutes.

Alex Burrows found the back of the net in a 3-2 overtime victory against Winnipeg.

Burrows has 11 goals and 21 points in 44 contests this season. That's not a great pace and he's been slowing down lately. He has just five points in 13 contests since the start of January.
Feb 4 - 6:29 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Nick Bonino
3Shawn Matthias
4Bo Horvat
5Brad Richardson
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Brandon McMillan
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Linden Vey
5Zack Kassian
6Ronalds Kenins
D1Alexander Edler
2Kevin Bieksa
3Dan Hamhuis
4Luca Sbisa
5Chris Tanev
6Yannick Weber
7Ryan Stanton
G1Eddie Lack
2Ryan Miller