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Andre Burakovsky | Winger | #65

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (21) / 2/9/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (23) / WAS
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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

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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

It'll be three games in a row in the press box for Andre Burakovsky on Saturday against Montreal.

Per coach Barry Trotz, there is no timetable for his return. "He's got to work on his game. He's going to get a chance to reset and watch from [the press box]." Until the 21-year-old puts the work in practice, we may not see him for a bit.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 12:39:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky and Taylor Chorney will be scratched against the Hurricanes on Friday night.

This will be the 21-year-old's second straight game on the pine. Burakovsky has regressed a bit, posting just two goals and 10 points in 27 total games thus far. Which includes a seven-game point drought and no goals in 26. Per coach Barry Trotz, there is no timetable for his return. "He's got to work on his game. He's going to get a chance to reset and watch from [the press box]."
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 06:24:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky will be a healthy scratch Tuesday night against the Islanders.

He hasn't picked up a point in the last seven matches and has gone 26 straight games without a goal.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 05:21:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky will indeed play in Sunday's matinee against Columbus.

The youngster has two goals and seven points in 17 games this season, and could be in line to see a jolt to his 14:47 average ice time.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 12:11:00 PM

There's some good news for Washington after all, as Andre Burakovsky practiced on Saturday morning after not playing in the final two periods against Detroit.

Washington lost TJ Oshie (week-to-week) and Lars Eller (day-to-day) to upper body injuries in the same game, so Burakovsky's presence on the ice is an uplifting sight. The youngster has two goals and seven points in 17 games this season, and could be in line to see a jolt in his 14:47 average ice time.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 02:53:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky had an assist in the Capitals' 4-1 loss to Edmonton on Wednesday.

Unfortunately, Burakovsky also had a minus-two rating against Edmonton, which is where his season plus/minus now sits as he was neutral going into the contest. Burakovsky has two goals and three points in six games this season.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Andre Burakovsky is expected to play with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov on Wednesday night.

T.J. Oshie has been shifted to Burakovsky's former line with Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson. "I just want to get a few guys going," coach Barry Trotz said. "I think I can balance them out a little bit, just moving them around. We need to get more from all our lines, so you move one piece at a time and see what the common denominator is. It's not an indictment on anybody. I just think we can get more out of our lines, so we can keep doing the same thing, or we can try to make adjustments, so let's find out now."
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 04:16:00 PM

Andre Burakovsky scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Burakovsky opened the scoring just 59 seconds into the game, when he beat Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury five-hole. With the Caps trailing 2-1 in the third period, Burakovsky came through again. Surprisingly, the 21-year-old wasn't selected to take one of Washington's three shootout attempts in the game. Burakovsky scored 17 goals and 38 points last season and it wouldn't be shocking to see him surpass those numbers this season.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 12:39:00 AM

Andre Burakovsky scored his third goal of the pre-season in Sunday's finale.

The 21-year-old made great strides in his sophomore season, posting 17 goals and 38 points in 79 games. While pre-season totals don't tend to mean much, it's exciting to see him already off to a hot start.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 07:52:00 PM

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.
Wed, Jun 15, 2016 09:34:00 AM

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.
Fri, May 13, 2016 06:27:00 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.
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 11:16:00 AM

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
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer