Alex Burrows LW VAN 22 minutes ago

Burrows was diagnosed with a broken rib after departing Tuesday's morning skate, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

Burrows' removal from practice and subsequent hospitalization seemed to something highly serious was in play, but it appears the Canucks sent the ambulance just for precautionary reasons. Nonetheless, the rib injury will still prevent Burrows from suiting up Tuesday's Game 4, and quite possibly, the remainder of the series and beyond. With the winger unavailable, Sven Baertschi was recalled from AHL Utica on Tuesday and will enter the lineup for his postseason debut.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 2 hours ago

The Canucks announced that Burrows, who sustained an upper-body injury at practice Tuesday, was subsequently taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

While the nature of Burrows' injury has yet to be clarified, the team's statement indicating that he was taken to the hospital as a precaution offers hope that the forward avoided a serious injury. The report confirms that Burrows will not play Tuesday night against the Flames.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 3 hours ago

Burrows (undisclosed) left Tuesday's morning skate in an ambulance, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.

It was initially reported that Burrows merely suffered a minor injury, but the need for a stretcher and ambulance hints strongly at something more serious. The Canucks are expected to make a statement shortly.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 3 hours ago

Burrows, who suffered an undisclosed injury during morning skate, is expected to be fine for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Flames, TSN 1040 AM's Matthew Sekeres reports.

The Canucks recalled Scen Baertschi from AHL Utica, hinting at some kind of injury concern. While Burrows is apparently the banged-up player, he's still on track to play in Tuesday's game. Baertschi is expected to be a healthy scratch.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 23 hours ago

Burrows' instigator penalty from Sunday's Game 3 was rescinded and he will not be suspended for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Flames.

Burrows was charged with the penalty with less than two minutes remaining in the game, but the Department of Player Safety determined there wasn't any "retaliatory" nature in the incident. Expect him to see his usual minutes on the top line with the Sedin twins going forward.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 2 days ago

Burrows collected 21 PIM in Sunday's Game 3 loss to the Flames.

This Flames and Canucks series has gotten vicious and Burrows was right in the middle of it Sunday. Burrows did receive an instigator in the last five minutes, which means a one-game suspension, but that can be rescinded -- which has already happened once in this series. While the 34-year-old was mixing it up physically in the loss, he was also a dangerous offensive threat, firing six shots on goal. It's possible he gets suspended, which would be a significant loss for the Canucks, who are now trailing Calgary 2-1 in their first round-series.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 3 days ago

Burrows collected two assists in Friday's Game 2 win over the Flames.

Burrows had been held off the score sheet since his two-goal effort back on April 4, spanning four games. Both of his assists came on the game's first two goals, with the latter of the two helpers coming on the power play.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 2 weeks ago

Burrows potted a pair of goals in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Jets.

Burrows now has four goals in his last four games but still just has 33 points in 67 games this season. He's been finding the back of the net at just the right time for Vancouver, who continues to chug along comfortably in the West's playoff race.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 3 weeks ago

Burrows racked up a shorthanded goal, a power-play assist and 15 PIM in Tuesday's shootout win over Nashville.

The veteran's five-minute major for interference (and game misconduct) at the end of the third period set the Predators up with a great chance to win it, but fortunately for Burrows, Nashville whiffed on the extended man-advantage opportunity. The gritty winger certainly isn't the offensive force he once was, but he's got a decent skill-and-grit combo, with 31 points and 64 PIM in 65 games. He's also scored goals in consecutive games.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 1 month ago

Burrows scored a pair of third-period goals just 17 seconds apart Tuesday in a 4-1 win over Philadelphia.

An impressive effort from the veteran winger, who snapped a five-game scoreless skid. Nonetheless, at this stage of his career, Burrows is a modest contributor in terms of both points and PIM, restricting his fantasy value to deep leagues.