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Andre Burakovsky | Winger | #65

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/9/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (23) / WAS
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Andre Burakovsky was a huge factor in the Capitals 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Saturday.
The winger played for the first time in over a month as he returned from a broken hand. Burakovsky had an assist and a whopping seven shots on goal and was flying all over the ice. "It’s been a long time since my legs has been this good," Burakovsky said. "I think I was flying. I was creating chances. Everything felt good." Burakovsky has 11 goals and 30 points in 53 games this season. Put him back in your lineup if you normally would. Mar 19 - 6:37 AM

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Andre Burakovsky (hand) will make his return on Saturday.

Burakovsky has missed a little over a month. He has 11 goals and 29 points in 52 games this season.
Mar 17 - 12:50 PM

Andre Burakovsky (hand) hopes to be back in the lineup next week.

He was on the ice for Tuesday's practice and did some extra work after the session with the Capitals' assistant coaches. Burakovsky said afterward that he still feels uncomfortable shooting hard and stickhandling, but he is making good progress.
Mar 14 - 1:15 PM

Andre Burakovsky (hand) won't go on the road with the team to California this week.

"We feel he'd get more out of it staying here," coach Barry Trotz said. "We only have one practice and just one morning skate in five days, so I think it's more beneficial for him to be here with [strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish] skating and all that." Trotz added that he is encouraged by Burakovsky's progress and the forward remains on target in his recovery from a hand injury.
Mar 7 - 2:28 PM

Andre Burakovsky (hand) may travel with the Capitals on the team's upcoming road trip.

"If he does come out, it'll be non-contact for a little bit here," coach Barry Trotz said. "But he's progressing really well." He will miss his 10th straight game Monday night with a hand injury.
Mar 6 - 5:35 PM

Andre Burakovsky (hand) took to the ice in full equipment after Friday's practice.

He wore a "functional" cast during his skate and is making good progress, but he is not expected back for a couple more weeks, according to coach Barry Trotz. Burakovsky can't be activated from long-term injured reserve until March 9.
Mar 4 - 10:07 AM

Andre Burakovsky has been moved to long-term injured reserve.

He won't be eligible to return until March 9, but it's unclear if he will be ready at that time. He was give a six-to-eight week timetable earlier this month to get back from a hand injury.
Feb 28 - 6:21 PM

Andre Burakovskky on I/R retroactively to Feb. 9th due to a hand injury.

The talented winger is still on track to return just before the end of the regular season. This opens up a bit of cap room for the team as they look to fiddle around the edges en route to a Cup run.
Feb 24 - 2:47 PM

A bit of an update on Andre Burakovksy's recovery timeline from a hand injury.

He's expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, which puts him on track to return closer to the end of March and early April. Fortunately that also means he'll be available to the Capitals for the playoffs.
Source: Katie Brown
Feb 11 - 3:21 PM

Andre Burakovsky will be sidelined until mid-to-late March with a hand injury suffered in Thursday's match with Detroit.

Coach Barry Trotz noted that the youngster won't need surgery, which is a big plus. Through 52 games this season the 21-year-old has posted 11 goals and 29 points, with seven goals and 15 points over his last 20 games.
Feb 10 - 12:50 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored once again during Saturday's 3-2 win over Montreal.

The youngster now has 11 goals and 28 points through 49 games thus far. For perspective, he had 17 goals and 38 points in 79 games last season.
Feb 4 - 5:40 PM

Andre Burakovsky has four goals and seven points in his last five games.

He has been playing with Brent Connolly and Lars Eller and the trio have been playing well together. "That line is really coming," coach Barry Trotz said. "They’re producing. They make it really convenient for me at times when they’re going the way they are right now, that I can get away from matchups even on the road with the [Jay] Beagle line, the Eller line. What it does also is drive the other guys. They’re used to getting X amount of minutes, and it gives me the opportunity to go, ‘No, you’re not getting them unless you pick up the pace a little bit.’ They deserve to get more ice time. They’ve produced chances and they’re working hard and they’re getting results." Burakovsky has nine goals and 22 points in 43 games and is a plus-eight to boot. He has some value in deeper pools thanks to his recent hot streak.
Jan 23 - 10:08 AM

Andre Burakovsky got the Capitals rolling as they beat the Flyers 5-0 on Sunday.

Burakovsky opened the scoring midway through the game after he intercepted an errant Michael Del Zotto pass in the home plate area, and roofed it past Steve Mason. The 21-year-old forward now has six goals and 17 points in 40 games this season, including a mini two-game point streak.
Jan 15 - 3:42 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

This was his first game back in the lineup since being a healthy scratch in three consecutive games and he responded in a big way. He opened the scoring late in the first period and he helped set up Lars Eller's go-ahead goal in the second. The 21-year-old has three goals and nine assists in 28 games. Last season, he got off to a similarly slow start, but managed to get hot in the second half of the year. He's someone to keep an eye on in deeper fantasy leagues.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 11:03:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky will get back into the lineup Wednesday night.

He has watched the last three games from the press box as a healthy scratch. Burakovsky is slated to play with Jakub Vrana and Lars Eller on the third line. He has scored just two goals and 10 points in 27 games this season.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 06:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Matt Niskanen
4Karl Alzner
5Brooks Orpik
6Dmitry Orlov
7Nate Schmidt
8Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer