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Alex Burrows | Winger | #14

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/11/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 197
Contract: view contract details

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Alex Burrows has been a huge help to Bo Horvat.
Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province writes that when both Horvat and Burrows are on the ice, the Canucks score at a 61.5 percent clip but when it's only Horvat, it drops to 40 percent. Burrows only had nine goals and 22 points in 79 games last season but already has seven goals and 16 points in 39 games this season. Jan 9 - 9:42 AM

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There is still a slight chance that Alex Burrows (eye) will not return on Wednesday.

We previously reported that Burrows will return on Wednesday and that's almost certainly going to be true. However, Canucks coach Willie Desjardins put Burrows' chances of playing at 95%, so for the sake of being thorough we're passing along that he's not guaranteed to play. If he does return then Anton Rodin will be a healthy scratch.
Jan 4 - 3:30 PM

Alex Burrows will return to action Wednesday after missing one game with an eye injury.

The move should put Anton Rodin back in the press box. Burrows has seven goals and 15 points in 34 games and really isn't much of a fantasy asset in most pools.
Jan 4 - 10:17 AM

Alex Burrows isn't available on Monday due to a scratch in his eye.

Burrows has seven goals and 15 points in 34 contests in 2016-17. Anton Rodin will draw into the lineup as a result of Burrows' absence.
Jan 2 - 4:45 PM

Alex Burrows picked up a pair of helpers during Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over Dallas.

His two assists gives him four points on the season, all in the last three games. Burrows' high watermark in points is 33 over the last five seasons, indicating that perhaps we shouldn't expect too many more outbursts.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 07:55:00 PM

Alex Burrows scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the New York Rangers.

Burrows scored the go-ahead goal at the 9:21 mark of the of the third period to give Vancouver a 3-2 lead. He extended the Canucks lead to 5-2 just over 7:30 later. These were Burrow's first two goals and points of the 2016-17 season. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating and five shots on goal in 15:51 of ice time. It was a solid night for the veteran, but don't expect him to produce much this season. He isn't worth an add in standard fantasy leagues.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 09:50:00 PM

Alex Burrows will be back in the lineup from a neck injury on Wednesday.

It was expected that he would return earlier this week and that will be the case. Burrows doesn't have a point in five games this year.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 03:07:00 PM

Alex Burrows (neck) expects to play against Montreal on Wednesday.

He said he hasn't been experiencing any concussion symptoms since suffering a neck injury. Coach Willie Desjardins also feels that Burrows is good to go, so look for the Canucks to take him off injured reserve before Wednesday's game.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 01:45:00 PM

Alex Burrows (neck) is expected to miss seven-to-10 days.

He was recently moved to injured reserve because of tightness in his neck. Burrows has zero points in five games this season.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 02:42:00 PM

Alex Burrows has been put on the injured reserve list due to a neck injury.

Burrows sustained the ailment during Saturday's contest. He managed to finish that contest, but now he's experiencing tightness in his neck.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 09:39:00 AM

Alex Burrows will not play in Sunday's match with the Ducks.

It appears that this is just a healthy scratch, which is just as well. The veteran winger is pointless in five games thus far.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 06:12:00 PM

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.
Source: Ben Kuzma
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 06:14:00 PM

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.
Sun, Jun 26, 2016 04:00:00 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.
Sat, Mar 26, 2016 10:50:00 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.
Fri, Mar 25, 2016 11:24:00 AM

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C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
5Michael Chaput
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Reid Boucher
4Brendan Gaunce
5Anton Rodin
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Alex Burrows
3Jannik Hansen
4Jayson Megna
5Jack Skille
6Derek Dorsett
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2Ben Hutton
3Chris Tanev
4Luca Sbisa
5Troy Stecher
6Alex Biega
7Nikita Tryamkin
8Erik Gudbranson
9Philip Larsen
10Jordan Subban
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2Jacob Markstrom