Burrows (upper-body) has been taken to hospital; will not play in Game 4.
Burrows was injured in practice on Tuesday and had to leave the ice. After being evaluated by the Canucks medical staff he was loaded onto a stretcher and brought to the hospital for precautionary reasons. His hospital visit suggests that he might have something serious going on. He is expected to be replaced by Sven Baertschi, who was recalled from Utica (AHL) this afternoon.
Burrows missed Saturday’s game against the Maple Leafs, but will be back tomorrow vs. the Flyers. Burrows was skating with Brad Richardson and Chris Higgins this morning, so expect him to be on that third line tomorrow. He has 25 points (12G / 13A) in 56 games this season.
Burrows (groin) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
Burrows has missed the last six games, but it looks like he will return tonight in warmups. He took part in line rushes in the Canucks top-6 and Willie Desjardins said a couple players will return tonight, but didn’t sat whom. Presumably that will but Burrows, who has 25 points (12G / 13A) in 52 games this season.
Burrows was skating with Daniel and Henrik Sedin at Canucks’ practice this afternoon. It looks more like a move to have Radim Vrbata jump-start the second line, but either way, Burrows gets a chance to play with the Sedin’s again. Burrows has three goals and three assists in his last eight games.
Burrows (upper-body) will return to the Canucks lineup on Tuesday.
Burrows has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury, but will be back in the lineup on Tuesday. He will likely re-join the second line with Nick Bonino and Chris Higgins. Linden Vey is expected to come out of the lineup.
Burrows practiced with the team on Monday afternoon, but head coach Willie Desjardins did not have much of an update on Burrows after the skate. He said that Burrows will take part in the morning skate tomorrow and they will make a decision after that.
Burrows (upper-body) did not practice on Saturday.
Head coach Willie Desjardins did not have an update on Burrows upper-body injury after practice, but his absence this afternoon puts his status for Sunday’s game in doubt. With Burrows out, Linden Vey skated in the top-6 again.
Burrows has served his three game suspension and will play Thursday.
Burrows was suspended for his hit on Alexei Emelin on October 30th, he had to sit the last three games but will be back in the lineup tonight in San Jose. He has two goals and four assists in 10 games. Along with Nick Bonino and Chris Higgins, the Canucks second line has been providing a lot of secondary scoring to start the year.
The NHL has suspended Alex Burrows for three games for his hit on Alexei Emelin on Thursday.
Burrows caught Emelin with a nasty elbow last night and it will cost him three games. He will miss the Canucks back-to-back on Saturday and Sunday as well as next Tuesday's game vs. Colorado. He is eligible to return on Thursday in San Jose. With Burrows out, Jannik Hansen moved up to the second line.