Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/12/12
Vancouver’s UFA’s in 2013 – Part 3 In Part 1 I looked at Alex Edler. In Part 2 I looked at Manny Malhotra. This may be a no brainer, but today I take a look at Alex Burrows and his pending UFA status. What’s in store for him and the Canucks in 2013? Name: Alex Burrows Contract Expires: July 1st, 2013 Current Cap Hit: $2,000,000 Humble Beginnings Everyone knows the story of Alex Burrows. He played two years in the QMJHL, went undrafted, played in the ECHL, was signed by the Canucks then minor league affiliate the Manitoba Moose and then signed by the Vancouver Canucks. Oh, who can forget about being a World Champion ball hockey player? To say that Burrows is a self made man would be the understatement of the year. Starting his career as a feisty and lippy checker, Burrows has emerged as goal scorer, having scored 20 or more goals in the last four consecutive seasons. His work ethic and the ability to play in key offensive and defensive situations are what make Burrows so valuable ...
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