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Alexander Burmistrov | Winger

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 180

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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. Nov 5 - 7:16 AM

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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.
Oct 26 - 4:57 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.
Oct 22 - 7:55 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.
Oct 10 - 7:01 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.
Oct 9 - 7:26 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.
Sep 27 - 12:04 PM

Jets' coach Paul Maurice is going to try Alexander Burmistrov on a line with Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd on Saturday.

Needless to say, If Burmistrov can land a role on this unit his fantasy value will increase considerably. Keep an eye on this situation.
Sep 26 - 1:52 PM

Alex Burmistrov is still adjusting to the NHL.

Burmistrov has spent the last two seasons in the KHL, but the Jets have welcomed him back this year. "There are things that he needs to adapt to in terms of our game and the NHL game but he seems to be real smart and he’s picking things up real fast," added head coach Paul Maurice. "I have a real high expectation of him." The 23-year-old has been playing on a line with Mathieu Perreault and Nikolaj Ehlers in camp.
Sep 20 - 11:23 AM

Alexander Burmistrov has signed a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets.

Burmistrov, who will make $1.5 million next season and $1.6 million the year after, left the Jets two seasons ago to play in the KHL. The 23-year-old forward had 10 goals and 26 points in 53 games in 2014-15. No financial terms have been announced.
Jul 1 - 1:40 PM

Winnipeg GM Kevin Cheveldayoff would welcome Alexander Burmistrov back into the fold, but he isn't making any promises.

"We'll see how the talks progress," said Cheveldayoff, who will speak to Burmistrov's agent at the NHL Draft. "I don't think anything is out of the realm of possibility... a year ago now Paul Maurice and Burmi did meet and had some very good conversations. But Alex had a two-year contract that he was committed he was fulfilling to term. There's been some conversations that have happened over the course in time and it's led to where we're at right now." If the two sides can reach a deal then Burmistrov could be back in the NHL next season.
Jun 24 - 10:21 AM

Alexander Burmistrov's agent, Mike Liut, is slated to meet with Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff this week.

They are expected to talk about Burmistrov's potential return to the NHL and a new contract. The 23-year-old forward has played the last two seasons in the KHL, where he had 10 goals and 26 points in 53 games in 2014-15.
Jun 22 - 4:10 PM

Alexander Burmistrov wants to make his return to the NHL.

The former eighth overall pick in 2010 of the then-Atlanta Thrashers, now Winnipeg Jets, has spent the last two seasons with Kazan Ak-Bars of the KHL. He's posted just 20 goals and 63 points in 107 combined games during that span. Burmistrov will be entering his age-24 season in October, he collected 23 goals and 58 points in 194 games with the Atlanta/Winnipeg franchise over four seasons before signing with Kazan Ak-Bars.
Source: Igor Eronko
May 21 - 10:50 PM

An interview with indicates that Alexander Burmistrov will almost certainly return to NHL.

He's already committed to playing in the KHL for the 2014-15 campaign, but he could return the season after. His NHL rights would still be owned by the Winnipeg Jets, but he could be moved to another team if a deal cannot be reached.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 03:23:00 PM

Winnipeg GM Kevin Cheveldayoff didn't have much to say about Alexander Burmistrov's decision to stay in the KHL for another season.

"You know what, honestly, it's kind of a fluid situation from our standpoint," he said. "It's out of our control. If he chooses to stay there, that's obviously his prerogative." Burmistrov notched 10 goals and 37 points in 54 games with Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL last season. He has one year left on his current contract.
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 07:22:00 AM

Alexander Burmistrov plans to stay in the KHL for the 2014-15 campaign.

Burmistrov had 10 goals and 37 points in 54 KHL contests with Kazan Ak-Bars. The then Atlanta Thrashers took him with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He ended up playing in 194 NHL games before returning to Russia.
Fri, May 30, 2014 06:56:00 PM

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C1Bryan Little
2Mark Scheifele
3Adam Lowry
4Andrew Copp
5Nic Petan
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Mathieu Perreault
3Nikolaj Ehlers
4Chris Thorburn
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Drew Stafford
3Alexander Burmistrov
4Anthony Peluso
5Joel Armia
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Jacob Trouba
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Adam Pardy
8Grant Clitsome
9Paul Postma
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson
3Connor Hellebuyck