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Alexandre Burrows on temporary leave from Canucks for personal reasons

Alexander Burrows will miss Monday night's game against the Canadiens for personal reasons. Jayne Kamin-Oncea Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY SportsCould it be another NHL baby? Alexandre Burrows left the Canucks for what the team called personal reasons, although rumor on Twitter has it that Burrows' wife just had a baby.  #Canucks F Alex Burrows will miss tonight's game due to the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordin Tootoo upset with Alex Burrows’ 'personal remarks'

Hockey can be a heated game. Players don’t always talk nice. If you’d put a microphone on them, you’d hear tons of expletives and plenty of things you wouldn’t want your kids to hear. Sometimes, the words players say trying to get opposing players rattled up can go too far. New Jersey Devils enforcer Jordin Tootoo said Vancouver Canucks Alexandre Burrows’ remarks during...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tootoo claims Burrows disparaged 'personal life and family'

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey winger Jordin Tootoo said Vancouver's Alexandre Burrows made disparaging comments about his ''personal life and family'' during the Devils' 4-3 overtime victory Sunday night. Tootoo, the first Inuit player to make it to the NHL, said Burrows made the comments while they were serving penalties in the second period. Tootoo said the remarks were ''classless...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alexandre Burrows jumps into the Blues bench

Alexandre Burrows was trying to avoid the puck as his team looked to dump it into the St. Louis zone, but he got a little bit carried away with his jump. Burrows hopped over the boards and landed inside the Blues’ bench. Jay Bouwmeester’s complete look of indifference is amazing. (Via Reddit Hockey)
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexandre Burrows believes the Canucks can be as good as any other NHL team

The Vancouver Canucks have been widely ridiculed for the roster moves they’ve made over the last few months. Long story short, the Canucks made some questionable decisions and we’ve already listed them as one of three teams who failed to improve this summer. Despite all of the vocal criticism, Alexandre Burrows believes that the Canucks have the ability to be as good as anybody...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows out for Game 4 after injury during morning skate

CALGARY, Alberta -- Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows is out for Game 4 of the playoffs against Calgary after injuring his upper body during the morning skate. The team said on Twitter on Tuesday that he was taken to the hospital as a precaution but did not elaborate on the injury. The 34-year-old player was in obvious pain when he was hurt and left the ice quickly. Burrows...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Alex Burrows taken to hospital, will miss Game 4

  Alex Burrows was at the center of a scary scene Tuesday in Calgary.   The Vancouver Canucks forward was taken to a local hospital after suffering some sort of upper-body injury. The Canucks announced shortly after that Burrows was taken to the hospital that the forward will miss Game 4 of the Canucks’ Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series with the Flames. Burrows...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows suspended 3 games for hit on Habs' Emelin

  Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for three games without pay by the NHL for his late, illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin. Burrows slammed into Emelin at 8:23 of the second period of the Canucks' 3-2 overtime victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night. Emelin left after the hit, but returned later in the game...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexandre Burrows gets death threats for McDonagh hit

Alexandre Burrows has received plenty of criticism – among other things – for his hit on Ryan McDonagh. The hit came late in the third period as the Canucks were trailing the Rangers by a score of 3-1. Borrows got his hands up high and pushed a defenseless McDonagh awkwardly into the boards. Burrows received a five-minute major penalty as well as a game misconduct, but he avoided...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Alexandre Burrows chips tooth on a granola bar?

You would think Alexandre Burrows would have his biting technique down by now. The Vancouver Canucks forward — most famous around Boston for chomping down on Patrice Bergeron’s finger during the 2011 Stanley Cup Final — apparently still has some work to do in that department. The Canucks’ official Twitter account posted a photo early Thursday morning of Burrows with a chipped...
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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