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Alexander Burmistrov | Winger | #91

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 180
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (8) / WPG

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Alexander Burmistrov's turnover led to Buffalo's Jack Eichel scoring the game-winning goal on Saturday afternoon.
The Jets jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but things fell apart as the game wore on. Burmistrov's turnover in the third period certainly didn't help. "I didn't see anybody around me," Burmistrov said. "So tried to chip it in to myself, between his stick... it's a turnover back and end up in the net. I feel bad of course." The loss means that the Jets are officially eliminated from playoff contention. Mar 27 - 10:07 AM

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Alexander Burmistrov scored a goal and an assist Winnipeg's 5-2 win versus the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.

Burmistrov now has seven goals and eleven assists (18 points) in sixty-eight games played this season. He has four points (1G, 3A) in his past five games.
Mar 15 - 2:22 AM

Alexander Burmistrov is going to play with Mathieu Perreault and Mark Scheifele on Tuesday night.

Coach Paul Maurice wants to keep his top line, consisting of Nikolaj Ehlers, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler, together and he likes the trio of Andrew Ladd, Adam Lowry and Joel Armia, so Burmistrov is getting a chance to play on the second unit because of Drew Stafford's suspension.
Feb 9 - 5:10 PM

Alexander Burmistrov has received a $2,000 fine for embellishment.

The way the embellishment punishment system works is that you only receive a fine for the second incident. The first time around, which occurred on Oct. 27, Burmistrov got away with a warning. However, there was a second incident on Jan. 26.
Feb 4 - 4:24 PM

Alexander Burmistrov returned to the Jets lineup on Saturday night.

The 24-year-old missed one game because of an undisclosed injury. He finished the game with four shots on goal and one hit in 18:17 of ice time. Burmistrov has four goals and 10 points in 47 games this season.
Jan 24 - 9:40 AM

Confirming an earlier report, Alexander Burmistrov will indeed play Saturday against the Devils.

With just 10 points and 72 hits in 44 games this season, Burmistrov is still probably best left to your waiver wire however.
Jan 23 - 7:14 PM

Alexander Burmistrov is likely to return to action Saturday night against New Jersey.

He couldn't finish Thursday's practice due to an undisclosed injury but seems OK now. If you need Burmistrov, keep him active for Saturday's tilt against the Devils.
Jan 23 - 1:51 PM

Alexander Burmistrov didn't complete Thursday's practice due to an undisclosed injury.

Burmistrov will be a game-time decision as a result. If he can't play then Patrice Cormier will likely be inserted into the lineup.
Jan 21 - 1:04 PM

Alexander Burmistrov picked up an assist Thursday in a 4-2 loss to Arizona.

He has a goal and a helper in his last two outings to give him nine points on the year. It shouldn't come as much of a surprise with a total like that, but Burmistrov didn't have a point in his previous 10 outings.
Jan 1 - 9:46 AM

Alexander Burmistrov scored the game-winning goal against Toronto with just 2:05 left in the third period.

He scored shortly after the leaving the penalty box when he got a return pass from Blake Wheeler on a two-on-one. Burmistrov's holding penalty back in the first period led to a power-play goal by Leafs winger P.A. Parenteau. He has two goals and two assists in 13 games this year.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 07:16:00 AM

Alexander Burmistrov has been fined $4,166.67 for elbowing Minnesota defenseman Jared Spurgeon.

The incident occurred on Sunday and Burmistrov received a two-minute penalty for the infraction. The fine is the maximum allowable under the CBA.
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 04:57:00 PM

Alexander Burmistrov wants to be more of a factor offensively.

"I look at what our line is doing defensively right now and I think we can be better but we've got to be way better offensively," he said Wednesday. Burmistrov has been seeing most of his playing time on a two-way combination with Adam Lowry and Drew Stafford. He has one goal and one assist in six games this season.
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 07:55:00 AM

Alexander Burmistrov was apologetic for his hit to the head of Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron on Thursday.

"That was my bad, that’s for sure," Burmistrov said. "I’m really not that kind of player, being dirty like that. I hit him in the head, and it’s a good thing nothing happened with him. I was going to hit him in the shoulder, and it looked like he tried to (turn) away and that’s what happened. Sorry." The NHL's department of player safety gave Burmistrov a warning, but he won't be fined or suspended this time.
Sat, Oct 10, 2015 07:01:00 AM

Alexander Burmistrov picked up a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-2 win against Boston.

He scored into an empty net and finished with a game-high plus-4 rating. Burmistrov was also given a two-minute penalty for an illegal check to the head of Bruins center Patrice Bergeron. Bergeron was upset with the collision, but he was able to stay in the game. A source indicated to that no supplemental discipline was expected on the play.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 07:26:00 AM

Alexander Burmistrov said he doesn't mind playing on the wing if that's where the coaches envision him playing.

Burmistrov has been skating on a line with Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd and he feels as though the line has built some nice chemistry. "I'm looking forward to playing with (Ladd) and (Little) when we have the chance. It's big for me, I better step up and play my best game with them," said Burmistrov. "It doesn't matter where you're playing. If coach wants me on the wing, I'll try to get more comfortable on the wing." The 23-year-old is back in the NHL after spending the last two seasons playing overseas in the KHL. He has loads of talent and if he comes to work with the right attitude, he could be in for a big season.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 12:04:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Marko Dano
4Adam Lowry
5Nic Petan
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Shawn Matthias
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Quinton Howden
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Drew Stafford
4Joel Armia
5Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Toby Enstrom
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Brian Strait
8Paul Postma
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson
3Connor Hellebuyck