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ALEXANDRE BURROWS RUMORS

Canucks’ Alex Burrows gets cut by skate

            Among all the other dangers of playing hockey – getting crunched by the opposition at every turn, the threat of flying stick or puck to the face – it can be kind of easy to forget that everyone is moving around on sharp, steel blades. After all, guys getting cut by skates doesn’t happen often enough that it feels like...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows suspended 3 games by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Radim Vrbata to sign with Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks and free-agent forward Radim Vrbata reached a verbal agreement on a contract Wednesday. #Canucks and Vrbata reach verbal agreement. Details to follow after formal agreement is reached. — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 3, 2014 TSN’s Darren Dreger reports the contract will be worth $10 million for two years. 2 yrs, $5 mil per for Vrbata to Canucks...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Ryan Kesler from Canucks

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired center Ryan Kesler from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the No. 24 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. The Ducks also traded their third-round pick in 2014 (No. 85) and receive the Canucks’ third-round pick in 2015. “This trade reinforces our goal to add youth, support our core players and develop draft picks...
Via Sports-Glory
June 27, 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

(Video) Alex Burrows Hit on Ryan McDonagh

This is why people don't like the Vancouver Canucks and Alex Burrows. The game is over, there's 40 seconds to go in the game. There's no way that the Canucks are going to get two goals past all-world goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Burrows decides that its a good time to take a run at  Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh almost starting a brawl. Now, if watch the video you will see that...
Via Goon's World
April 02, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Nino Niederreiter hit on Alex Burrows (Video/GIF)

Minnesota forward Nino Niederreiter was given a two-minute minor for interference. As you can see Nino hit Alexandre Burrows with a legal shoulder-to-shoulder check. There was no interference either. This is a blown call. The line - Nino Niederreiter Interference - 2 min against Alexandre Burrows
Via Goon's World
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Alexander Burrows out a month

Vancouver Canucks left winger Alexander Burrows took a puck to the face during Sunday’s win over the Carolina Hurricanes. On Monday, Burrows underwent surgery to repair a fractured jaw, and will miss about a month. “It’s been a tough for year for him. He’s a big part of our [team], a little bit of our soul of our team,” Canucks coach John Tortorella said Tuesday morning...
Via Sports-Glory
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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