Alex Burrows LW VAN 26 Days

Burrows (groin) was briefly on the ice prior to Monday's practice, Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province reports.

Coach Willie Desjardins indicated Monday that Burrows is getting closer to playing, but until the forward resumes practicing in full with the team, his exact date return date will remain clouded.

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Burrows (lower body) is expected to miss Thursday's game against the Sabres, Jeff Paterson of TSN Radio 1040 reports.

Burrows hasn't been spotted on the ice since apparently suffering the injury during last Thursday's game against the Rangers. He'll sit out a fourth straight game with the ailment, which could eventually force him to injured reserve.

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Burrows (lower body) won't play Sunday against the Islanders.Burrows was scratched late before Friday's contest due to the lower-body injury, and it will cost him Sunday's game as well. The winger has tallied just 25 points in 52 games with season, and his absence will likely draw Zack Kassian into the lineup again Sunday.

Alex Burrows LW VAN 1 Month

Burrows (lower body) won't play Friday against the Devils.At this point in time it isn't clear when Burrows sustained the lower body injury, but it's safe to assume it happened at some point in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Rangers. The severity of the injury is currently unknown. The team should release more information regarding Burrows' status in the coming days, but for now, he should be considered day-to-day.

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Burrows will be scratched Friday against the Devils.Zack Kassian will enter the Canucks' lineup in Burrows' place. It seems likely Burrows, who has been thriving on Vancouvers' top line with the Sedin twins, is being scratched due to injury, and The team should release more information regarding Burrows' status in the near future.

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Burrows is thriving on the top line with the Sedin twins, contributing two goals, four points and 12 shots on goal in his last five games.Radim Vrbata, who is on a seven-game point streak, has been dropped to the second line, meaning Burrows has been reunited with his old linemates on the top line. Burrows is also playing on the top power-play unit, so he's worth checking out in some deeper leagues. Knowing the way he's clicked with the twins in the past, if Burrows stays on the top line, he could be an underrated waiver wire add down the stretch.

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Burrows had arguably his best game of the season Saturday, netting a game-winning power-play goal and adding an assist in a win over Pittsburgh.

Burrows is thriving back on the top line with the Sedin twins, scoring twice in his last three games. The 33-year-old has recorded 12 goals in 46 games this season, including two game-winners. As the Canucks embark on their hunt for a playoff spot, Burrows could be worth looking at, as he's playing on the top line and is only three years removed from a 28-goal season.

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Burrows found twine on one of his two shot attempts in Tuesday's win over the Jets.

Burrows was appointed to the top line in the game and it immediately paid dividends, as the Sedin brothers were both credited with assists on his first-period goal. It doesn't seem likely that the Canucks will permanently deploy Burrows on the top trio, but if he's able to build any sort of scoring streak, coach Willie Desjardins could reconsider those plans.

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Burrows chipped in a power-play assist and doled out six hits in Thursday's win over the Flyers.

Burrows recently enjoyed a stint on the top line with the Sedin brothers, but no points came of the opportunity. He's since returned to the second line, where he'll function as a quality depth contributor for the Canucks. However, with 18 points in 37 games to go along with only moderate PIM and hit totals, Burrows doesn't offer much to get excited about from a fantasy perspective.

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Burrows extended his point streak to three games Sunday, collecting an assist in a loss to Anaheim.

Burrows now has four points (two goals) in his past three games, putting him at 16 points (eight goals) in 29 games on the season. While he's been inconsistent throughout the year, the 33-year-old winger should still end up with 20 goals this season, making him valuable in deeper formats.