Alexandre Burrows RUMORS & NEWS

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    Ben Kuzma @benkuzma

    Burrows confirmed he never said he was willing to waive NTC, wants to remain with club. One year left on deal. #Canucks

  • Report: Canucks' Burrows would be willing to waive no-trade clause

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows will not stop management from making any deals. If the Canucks want to deal Burrows, he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported during the Saturday Headlines segment." February 14

  • Alex Burrows regrets taunting Patrick O'Sullivan about being abused

    CBS Sports "The hockey world is still reeling over the horrifying and often difficult to read piece penned by former NHL player Patrick O'Sullivan for the Players's Tribune entitled Black & Blue. In his piece, which went viral last week, O'Sullivan detailed his accounts of being physically abused by his..." December 18

  • Burrows leaves Canucks for personal matter, may not play Monday

    The Score "Alex Burrows returned to Vancouver on Sunday morning to attend to personal matters, and his status for the rest of the Canucks' road trip is uncertain. It's unclear what the issue is and how long it will keep Burrows from rejoining the club, but Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins assured..." November 16

  • Canucks’ Alex Burrows doesn’t think comments to Jordin Tootoo ‘crossed the line’

    National Post "Alex Burrows offered no apology to Jordin Tootoo, saying comments he made to the New Jersey Devils winger did not cross the line and definitely did not target Tootoo’s heritage or personal history. “Personally, I don’t really think I crossed the line,” Burrows said after the Vancouver Canucks’..." November 11

  • Jordin Tootoo alleges 'classless, personal' slurs from Alexandre Burrows

    Sporting News "Jordin Tootoo and Alexandre Burrows are two of the NHL's most impassioned agitators. But a seemingly harmless encounter between the two during Sunday's Devils-Canucks game left Tootoo feeling wronged enough that he vented to reporters afterward, calling Burrows "classless" for supposed personal..." November 09

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    Ben Kuzma @benkuzma

    Burrows just told me rib fractured and displaced, needs 6-8 weeks to recover. #Canucks

  • Canucks' Burrows out for rest of first round

    TSN "Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows will miss the remainder of the team's first-round series against the Calgary Flames. Burrows was assisted off the ice during practice on Tuesday afternoon in Calgary. It was later revealed that Burrows suffered a rib injury. EMTs attended to the..." April 23

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Desjardins said Burrows is still in Calgary and won't be available for the rest of the series. "It's nothing serious." #Canucks

  • Report: Burrows suffers broken rib at practice

    Sportsnet "Alex Burrows has a broken rib, according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, after a scary incident at the Scotiabank Saddledome earlier in the day. A concerned looking Burrows was wheeled out of the Canucks dressing room on a stretcher after the morning skate, and was loaded into an ambulance. The..." April 22

  • Alex Burrows leaves Canucks practice on stretcher; will miss Game 4

    Vancouver Sun "Vancouver Canucks Alex Burrows suffered an unknown injury during the team’s morning skate in Calgary and was carried out of the Saddledome on a stretcher. The Canucks have announced that the 34-year-old winger “sustained an upper body injury and was taken to hospital after practice this morning..." April 21

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Hearing Alex Burrows' Game 3 instigator is likely to be rescinded -- making him eligible for Game 4.

  • Report: No suspension for Burrows after Gaustad hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Vancouver’s Alex Burrows won’t face any supplemental discipline for his hit on Nashville’s Paul Gaustad on Tuesday night, per TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Burrows, who has been suspended once already this season, was given a game misconduct for this late in the third period of the Canucks’ 5-4 shootout..." April 01

  • Canucks forward Alex Burrows takes skate to face, returns to game

    Fox Sports "Alex Burrows is looking a little tougher after Sunday's game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. The Vancouver Canucks forward found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time when he took a skate to the face in the second period. Burrows fell down in front of Vancouver's net,..." December 01

  • Canucks F Alex Burrows suspended 3 games for hit to head

    CBS Sports "The NHL announced on Friday evening that Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows has been suspended for three games for an illegal hit to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin on Thursday night. The play occurred early in the second period after Emelin had attempted a pass that..." November 01

  • Burrows keen to break with the past after nightmare season

    Vancouver Sun "One game into his resurrection, Alex Burrows has the blood out of his mouth. It actually tasted better than last season. “Seven stitches,” the winger said Friday, showing the sutures required inside his lower lip after the Vancouver Canucks’ season-opener two nights earlier. “I just rinsed my..." October 11

  • Burrows injured by knee-on-knee hit at worlds

    Sportsnet "Alex Burrows suffered an apparent right knee injury in the first period of Team Canada’s game against Italy at the world hockey championship and will not return. Italian forward Joachim Ramoser made knee-on-knee contact with Burrows in Canada’s offensive zone with 56 seconds left in the first..." May 16

  • Team Canada hopes leg injury to forward Alex Burrows is not too serious

    Vancouver Sun "The hope around Team Canada is that the right leg injury Alex Burrows suffered Friday in a victory over Italy is not too serious. Coach Dave Tippett and his players were somewhat optimistic about Burrows after a knee-on-knee hit from Italy's Joachim Ramoser knocked the Vancouver Canucks forward..." May 16

  • Daniel Sedin back in against Sabres but Burrows out; Kesler a game-time decision

    Vancouver Sun "Daniel Sedin is in, Alex Burrows is out and Ryan Kesler will be a game-time decision for the Vancouver Canucks as they return to the ice today against the NHL bottom-feeding Buffalo Sabres. Daniel's return from a hamstring injury suffered three weeks ago coincides with Burrows's departure from..." March 23

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    Jeff Paterson @patersonjeff

    Torts on radio says #Canucks Burrows has sprained hand from Kessel fight. Hopes to have him ready for practice on 19th

  • Canucks' Burrows has excuses, won't use them, as goal famine reaches 22 games

    Vancouver Sun "The biggest goal Alex Burrows has scored among his 171 in the National Hockey League, playoffs included, came in the playoffs of 2011. It was so big that it earned itself a nickname – 'The Slay-The-Dragon Goal' – and anyone who follows the Vancouver Canucks knows exactly why. Cue the harp..." January 29

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    Dan Murphy @sportsnetmurph

    The Moj got it right. Burrows busted his jaw in Carolina. #canucks hoping out "indefinitely" is closer to one month.

  • Alex Burrows out ‘at least four weeks’ with broken jaw

    Vancouver Sun "Alex Burrows has been missing for a month on the scoresheet. Now he'll be missing from the Vancouver Canucks' lineup, too, for at least the next four weeks. The veteran winger underwent surgery here Monday for a broken jaw, the day after Burrows was hit in the face by teammate Chris Tanev's..." December 03

  • Injury to Burrows puts damper on Canucks' home opener

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks will attempt to win their first game of the new National Hockey League season tonight without one of their most valuable players. Winger Alex Burrows who skates on the first line with the Sedin twins kills penalties and centres the second power-play unit is out with a foot..." October 05

  • Alex Burrows expected to miss 'couple of weeks' for Canucks

    CBS Sports "The Vancouver Canucks' forward depth looks like it has taken another hit after head coach John Tortorella declared Alex Burrows will be out for “a couple of weeks.” Burrows is believed to have been injured while blocking a shot in Thursday night's game against the San Jose Sharks. Tortorella..." October 05

  • Canucks’ Burrows, new bench boss Tortorella still in meet-and-greet stage

    Vancouver Sun "Veteran forward Alex Burrows and new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella are apparently going to learn about one another on the fly. Burrows a Canuck since 2006 did not have a single conversation with Tortorella over the summer and their first chat was at the team’s fishing trip up..." September 13

  • Milos Raonic ready to serve one up for Canucks’ Alex

    Vancouver Sun "It appears that Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic is ready for a serving showdown with Vancouver Canucks winger Alex Burrows. On Monday, Burrows told The Vancouver Sun he'd love to try and return one of Raonic's bullet serves after watching the big Canadian deliver the goods in Sunday's Davis..." April 10

  • Alex Burrows gets bell rung vs. Slovakia at Worlds

    Vancouver Province "Canucks winger Alex Burrows left Canada's opening game with Slovakia at the World Hockey Championships in Helsinki, Finland on Friday with an apparent head injury. There is obvious concern he suffered a concussion when he fell awkwardly in the second period of the game — which Canada won 3-2 —..." May 05

  • Alex Burrows, Jannik Hansen the only Vancouver Canucks playing at world hockey championships

    Vancouver Sun "Barring some last-minute additions, the Presidents' Trophy-winning Vancouver Canucks will only have two players participating in the upcoming world hockey championships. Winger Alex Burrows joined Team Canada on Monday and skated in practice on a line with Corey Perry and Jamie Benn. Fellow..." May 01

  • The Canucks next goalie is ... Alex Burrows?

    Vancouver Province "Alex Burrows is always at the end of the victory celebration line to give his teammates the high-five. But imagine the Vancouver Canucks winger as the last line of defence should Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider succumb to injury in the same game. "I hope to God that never happens," chuckled..." March 06

  • Burrows, lucky bounce send Canucks past Blues

    Vancouver Sun "It was fantastic competition, but not great hockey. Still, this seems to be the future of the National Hockey League – Thursday's showdown for first-place overall that was won 2-0 by the Vancouver Canucks over the St. Louis Blues on a lucky bounce and an empty-netter. It was fiercely..." March 02

  • Burrows No. 4 even-strength goal scorer in the NHL

    Vancouver Province "After some interesting number-crunching by Scott Cullen of TSN, Alex Burrows turns out to be the fourth-best even-strength goal scorer in the NHL, at least last season. Sidney Crosby led the pack, which isn't surprising, with 1.92 goals for every 60 minutes of even-strength play. Former..." July 20

  • Burrows gets taste of fans' displeasure

    Boston Globe "Every series this playoff season has spawned a villain. In the Stanley Cup Final, the Canucks' player the Bruins' fans most love to hate is forward Alex Burrows. First there was Bitegate, when Burrows was accused by Bruins center Patrice Bergeron of biting his finger in Game 1. The league took..." June 07

  • Burrows: a man on an impossible mission

    Vancouver Sun "With all that has happened, it is easy to forget how outrageous it is that Alex Burrows made it this far and how hard he had to work for his opportunity. Until you watch him play. His desperation is evident every game, every shift, almost every stride and puck battle. Burrows was never supposed..." June 06

  • Burrows, Kesler, Luongo are true standouts on deep Canucks squad

    Toronto Star "Each has had moments, each has laboured, each has surged, each has made the difference. The Vancouver Canucks, to be sure, are a team of depth, a team that can lose a good defenceman like Dan Hamhuis to injury in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final and see Andrew Alberts enter the fray and..." June 06

  • Father knows best, and Burrows buries Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "So, have you read enough about Alex Burrows lately? His parents have. They've been reading, and hearing, about their son the biter, the sneaky-dirty player, the villain of the Vancouver Canucks' Game 1 victory in the Stanley Cup final. Saturday, his dad Rodney called, with the best advice he..." June 05

  • Alex Burrows overtime hero in 3-2 win over Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "This time, Alex Burrows really took a bite out of the Boston Bruins. The Vancouver winger scored two goals, including the winner 11 seconds into overtime, and set up another as the Canucks beat the Bruins 3-2 Saturday night to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup..." June 05

  • Burrows' pathological problem and why he scored

    Toronto Star "Why did Alex Burrows score the overtime winner in last night's 3-2 Canucks win? Because his dad told him to. Turns out Mr. Burrows was tired of listening to how his kid has a pathological biting problem. Which he does. He also has a pathological 'skinning Zdeno Chara alive' problem...." June 05

  • Especially after bite, it's tough to swallow

    Boston Globe "If you own one of the 2 million to 3 million busted TVs in New England this morning — one of those HD wide-screen numbers with your work boot stuck smack dab in the middle of the screen — chances are the last two words you screamed at the end of last night's Stanley Cup Final broadcast on NBC..." June 05

  • Alex Burrows Canucks' fearless foil to Sedins, for opponents

    Vancouver Sun "Love him (Vancouver does) or hate him (most everyone else outside of Pincourt, Que.), Alex Burrows has made himself into one of the National Hockey League's most interesting stories. Not irresistible, mind you. Just interesting. The 30-year-old winger's list of transgressions amounts to a..." June 04

  • Burrows facing possible suspension for biting

    The Globe and Mail "One game into the Stanley Cup finals, and we've got a controversy. Vancouver Canucks winger/pest Alex Burrows is expected to have a hearing with the NHL before Saturday's Game 2 after biting the finger of Boston Bruins centre Patrice at the end of the first period. Burrows received an extra..." June 02

  • Burrows Bruins overbite "classless"

    Vancouver Province "They won the opener of the Stanley Cup final, but the Canucks may have lost two key players for Game 2 against the Boston Bruins. Clearly, shut-down defenceman Dan Hamhuis didn't look good leaving the game after injuring himself while hip checking big Bruins winger Milan Lucic four minutes into..." June 02

  • Henrik's Sedinery a marvel for Alex Burrows

    Vancouver Sun "After nearly bursting the net with a pair of pucks perfectly teed up for him by Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks defenceman Sami Salo humbly asserted Sunday it doesn't matter who plays the point on the power play as long as Sedin is on the ice to feather passes. Like all the great passers in any..." May 23

  • Daddy duties have transformed Burrows

    Vancouver Province "Through the first five games of the Vancouver Canucks' playoff run, Alex Burrows recorded one puny assist, went minus-three and was starting to hear the damning whispers that he isn't a playoff player Then it all changed. Beginning with Game 6 in the opening round series against Chicago,..." May 18

  • Canucks shake up lineup for Game 3

    Vancouver Province "Alex Burrows looked like he had a burr under his saddle. Mikael Samuelsson looked steamed. And Alain Vigneault was trying to play that line juggling art-of-deception card again. All this after one double-overtime playoff loss? You could call it panic, or simply label it planning. "I wouldn't..." May 03

  • Kesler-Burrows-Raymond line mighty formidable

    Vancouver Province "Sometimes the most obvious solutions are hidden in plain sight. That could be said of Canucks coach Alain Vigneault's decision to take winger Alex Burrows off the Sedins line early in Game 6 of the first-round series with Chicago on Sunday and reunite him with Ryan Kesler. He also moved winger..." April 28

  • Canuck finds Burr-fect time to play the legend card

    Vancouver Sun "Alex Burrows felt the puck in his glove, dropped it, saw that it was rolling and saw something else. Ice. Free ice. A path to the net. After all that had happened for seven full games, and a little bit more — a goal, earlier, but a plethora of missed chances already this night, then a..." April 27

  • Burrows, Kesler, Raymond line a change that worked despite overtime loss

    Vancouver Province "After mostly standing pat for much of this playoff series, the Canucks really made some changes in Game 6. The good ones are something to carry over to Game 7 – where a loss after leading the series 3-0 will go down as the biggest choke job in franchise history. The most glaring one, of..." April 25

  • Key Canucks Kesler, Burrows stuck on penalty-killing duties

    Vancouver Sun "Reformed Vancouver Canuck agitators Ryan Kesler and Alex Burrows have been angels in this playoffs series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Kesler has yet to take a penalty while Burrows has one roughing minor, taken in garbage time Tuesday when the 7-2 outcome was beyond all doubt. That's the..." April 21

  • Give Burrows the credit he deserves

    Vancouver Province "The misconception that a fire hydrant could score 30-plus goals playing alongside the Sedins is a myth that continues to be perpetuated around the NHL, despite all the glaring proof against it. The latest slight to Alex Burrows as some kind of spare tire who isn't really part of the Sedins line..." April 05