ALEXANDRE BURROWS NEWS

Etem scores shootout winner as Canucks beat Oilers 4-3 in season finale

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — If this was Alexandre Burrows' last game for the Vancouver Canucks, he went out on his own terms.The veteran forward scored one of Vancouver's three goals in the shootout Saturday night as the Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 to wrap up disappointing seasons for both clubs.Burrows, who turns 35 on Monday and has spent the last 10 years in Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks end Predators' point streak at 14 games with 4-2 win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks beat Nashville 4-2 Saturday night to snap the Predators' franchise-record 14-game point streak. Sven Baertschi, Derek Dorsett and Daniel Sedin also scored for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller made 35 saves. Alexandre Burrows and Radim Vrbata chipped in with two assists each. Mike Fisher and...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Trade deadline outlook: Vancouver Canucks

Buyers or Sellers? Sellers. This Canucks team needs to be rebuilt and there are plenty of players on the Canucks roster whom Vancouver would be better off trading. Then again, the team just inexplicably got rid of one of its best prospects in Hunter Shinkaruk, so maybe the market is not as interested in some of the more obvious trade pieces out of Vancouver than fans might think...
Via Fox Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Burrows denies reports on waiving no-trade clause

Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows has gone on record to say he doesn’t want to waive his no-trade clause and wants to remain with the Canucks. Reports of Burrows possibly approaching the Canucks surfaced when Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reported during his headlines segment that Burrows may be willing to waive his no-trade clause should Canucks management approach...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins-Canucks Rivalry Remains Fierce Five Years After Epic Stanley Cup Final

TD Garden will play host Thursday night to the latest installment in one of the more unlikely rivalries in professional sports. The Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks had little history with one another heading into the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. The teams had never met in playoff series, and under the NHL’s old scheduling format, they’d play each other just once per season,...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Alexandre Burrows on temporary leave from Canucks for personal reasons

Could 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. "He went back, and it's a good thing, so he's just back with his family," Vancouver coach Willie Desjardins confirmed to reporters Sunday when asked about Burrows.Vancouver is in the midst of a seven-game...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tootoo says Burrows mocked 'personal life and family'

NEWARK, N.J. -- 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 reach the NHL, said Burrows made the comments while they were serving penalties in the second period.Tootoo, who entered the NHL/NHLPA substance abuse...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 2015  |  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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL COLUMBIA, Mo. - Long-simmering protests at the University of Missouri over matters of race and discrimination got a boost over the weekend when at least 30 black football players announced they will not participate in team activities until the university system's president is removed. For months, black student groups have complained of racial slurs and other slights...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks jump on Coyotes with 3 quick goals in 4-3 win

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Rookie Jared McCann scored the first of two quick goals in the opening period and the Vancouver Canucks held on for a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night. The Canucks were sharp after blowing a two-goal lead in a loss to Dallas the night before, taking a 3-0 lead in the first. Alexandre Burrows scored shortly after McCann's fifth goal of the season...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Benn's OT goal gives Stars victory over Canucks

DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn scored midway through overtime and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night. Patrick Sharp twice tied the game with goals for Dallas. The Stars have won two in a row by overcoming multiple-goal deficits. Sharp's second score tied it with 4:35 left in the third period, erasing what had been a 3-1 Canucks lead. Jason Demers...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Benn's OT goal gives Stars 4-3 victory over Canucks

DALLAS (AP) Jamie Benn scored midway through overtime and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night. Patrick Sharp twice tied the game with goals for Dallas. The Stars have won two in a row by overcoming multiple-goal deficits. Sharp's second score tied it with 4:35 left in the third period, erasing what had been a 3-1 Canucks lead. Jason Demers...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Benn's OT goal gives Stars victory over Canucks

DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn scored midway through overtime and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night. Patrick Sharp twice tied the game with goals for Dallas. The Stars have won two in a row by overcoming multiple-goal deficits. Sharp's second score tied it with 4:35 left in the third period, erasing what had been a 3-1 Canucks lead. Jason Demers...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 29, 2015  |  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)
Via Frozen Notes
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Burrows believes in Canucks' controversial moves

The Vancouver Canucks upset their fanbase this offseason with a number of controversial moves. First, they traded goaltender Eddie Lack to Carolina for a pair of draft picks, a move Canucks fans see as getting next to nothing for a valuable net-minder. Then they sent Nick Bonino and prospect Adam Clendening to Pittsburgh for Brandon Sutter and subsequently signed Sutter to a five...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows out for Game 4 with upper-body injury

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) 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....
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Mike Cole 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 a broken rib. 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 was injured during...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets edge Canucks for 5-4 victory

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Lee Stempniak scored twice and Mathieu Perrealt had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Saturday. Jim Slater, Michael Frolik and Mark Scheifele also scored for Winnipeg, which ended a four-game homestand going 2-2. Alexandre Burrows had a pair of goals for Vancouver, Daniel Sedin added a goal and two assists and Henrik...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks win 2nd straight, beat Predators 5-4 in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks need shootout to top beat Predators, win 2nd straight

  Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by Nashville. The Canucks padded their lead to four points over Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division with their second win in two nights. They did it by killing off a five-minute major penalty that carried into overtime. Eddie Lack...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets try to end woes vs. Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping a healthy and rested Alexandre Burrows can make a difference in the tight Western Conference playoff race. Keeping him on their top line could be the key. Burrows will look to build on one of his best performances of the season Thursday night when the Canucks try to continue their dominance of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Vancouver (40-25-4) is second...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping a healthy and rested Alexandre Burrows can make a difference in the tight Western Conference playoff race. Keeping him on their top line could be the key. Burrows will look to build on one of his best performances of the season Thursday night when the Canucks try to continue their dominance of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Vancouver (40-25-4) is second...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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