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Andre Burakovsky | Winger | #65

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (21) / 2/9/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 202
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (23) / WAS
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Andre Burakovsky is hoping that the 2015-16 season was a good learning experience.
"Sometimes, it's good to have those ups and downs," Burakovsky said. "It's good to have, so you learn how to get out of them real quick because everyone's going to have downs. It's just reality. It's just how it is. But the thing you want to learn and thing you want to do is get rid of them quick. I think my down was maybe 10, 15 games, and that's something you have to get rid of quick. That's something I've been working on this year, and I think it helped to have a little bit of a down." After a sluggish start, Burakovsky exploded for 29 of his 38 points in the last 45 games of the regular season. Jun 15 - 9:34 AM

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Andre Burakovsky will play for Team Sweden in the 2016 World Championship.

Burakovsky had 17 goals and 38 points in 79 games in 2015-16. This will be his first time playing in the World Championship, although he previously played for Sweden in junior tournaments.
May 13 - 6:27 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal in Washington's 4-3 overtime victory over Pittsburgh Thursday night.

Burakovsky had been scoreless in the Capitals' previous six playoff contests. He has three goals and four points in 18 career postseason games.
Apr 29 - 11:16 AM

Andre Burakovsky had seven shots on net in the Capitals’ 3-0 loss to the Coyotes on Saturday night.

That comprised over 22% of the Capitals’ (31) shots. Burakovsky also finished with a minus-two rating. Alex Ovechkin had a relatively quiet night with three shots on goal and two penalty minutes.
Apr 3 - 12:52 AM

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal in a 6-2 loss to the Penguins on Sunday.

Burakovsky has managed 26 points in his last 30 games playing a limited amount of minutes. The 21-year-old forward has a tremendous amount of potential and hasn't even begun scratching the surface. The Caps will be looking to bounce back on Tuesday against the Sens. Jason Chimera was the other goal scorer for the Capitals.
Mar 20 - 9:09 PM

Andre Burakovsky continued his post All-Star game scoring ways Friday night against Nashville.

Burakovsky helped lead the Capitals to a convincing 4-1 win by scoring his 15th goal of the season. He's now up to eight goals and 16 points in 23 games since we all fell in love with John Scott.
Mar 18 - 11:30 PM

Capitals center Andre Burakovsky scored early in the third period to tie the game 1-1 versus the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.

Burakovsky goal was his fourteenth of the season. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Justin Williams assisted on the goal. Burakovsky now has thirty-three points in sixty-three games played this campaign. He has a goal and an assist in his past five games played.
Mar 8 - 1:36 AM

Andre Burakovsky scored his 13th of the season in a 4-3 Washington loss to Montreal.

Burakovsky has 13 goals and 29 points in 56 games but has five goals and 10 points in his last 11 contests. He has really come on of late and should be targeted in most keeper leagues as he is ready to take his game to the next level next season. Dmitry Orlov with his career high sixth goal, and Jason Chimera also scored for the Capitals.
Feb 24 - 10:31 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

Burakovsky tipped home a pass from Dmitry Orlov in the second period to tie the game one, and he also helped set up Evgeny Kuznetsov's game-winner in the third period. The 21-year-old is really starting to look comfortable at the NHL level. He has 12 goals and 27 points in 52 games this season, but 17 of those points have come in his last 14 games. Pick him up he's still available in your fantasy league.
Feb 16 - 9:57 PM

Andre Burakovsky has scored six goals in his last five contests.

The 20-year-old has had a hard time producing at the NHL level, but he's really found his game during the last stretch. He also has 13 points in his last 10 contests. Staying consistent may be an issue, but it may be time for fantasy GMs to pick him up in standard leagues.
Feb 8 - 10:17 AM

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal in a 3-2 shootout win over the Devils on Saturday.

Burakovsky is red hot with 12 points in his last nine games with goals in five straight games. If he is available in your league, pick up the talented forward before it is too late. His second period goal was assisted by Justin Williams and Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Feb 6 - 4:40 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored twice as he and the Washington Capitals were dealt a 4-3 overtime loss by the visiting Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday night.

Burakovsky now has seven goals on the season. Nicklas Backstrom had the other Washington goal, his 16th of the season. The Capitals went 9:42 without a shot on goal in the first period. They are 3-3 in overtime this season.
Jan 27 - 11:15 PM

Andre Burakovsky recorded two assists in a 4-1 victory against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.

That's despite the fact that Burakovsky was banged up during Sunday's contest. Burakovsky has four points in his last two games, bringing him up to four goals and 14 points in 40 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 15 - 11:42 AM

Andre Burakovsky should be fine to play Thursday against Vancouver.

He was banged up after he crashed into the boards awkwardly against Ottawa on Sunday. Burakovsky took part fully in Tuesday's practice, but did say he felt a little sore.
Jan 12 - 3:34 PM

Andre Burakovsky had an assist in a 2-1 victory over Carolina on Monday.

Burakovsky snapped a six-game point drought. He has two goals and six assists in 30 contests in 2015-16.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 09:36:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Brad Malone
5Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
5Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer