Burmistrov was claimed back on January 2nd, but his Coyotes debut has been delayed by a visa issue. He’ll finally get into the lineup tonight and will skate on the second line with Jamie McGinn and Radim Vrbata on his wings. Burmistrov had just two assists in 23 games with the Jets before being waived.
The Coyotes have claimed Alex Burmistrov off of waivers from Winnipeg.
Burmistrov has been sidelined since December 6th, but is ready to return from injury, but it will be in a different uniform. Burmistrov has just two assists in 23 games this season after picking up 21 points (7G / 14A) in 81 games last year.
Burmistrov (upper-body) will be back in the Jets’ lineup on Tuesday.
Burmistrov missed Sunday’s game vs. Los Angeles, but will return to the lineup tonight vs. the Blackhawks. Burmistrov has just two assists in 15 games this season, so he isn’t worth any fantasy attention.
Burmistrov is expected to draw into the lineup on Saturday.
Burmistrov was a healthy scratch in the Jets’ season opener on Thursday, but it looks like he will draw in on Saturday after it was announced that fellow centre, Bryan Little is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury. Burmistrov centred the third line with Shawn Matthias and Nikolaj Ehlers on his wing in Friday’s session. The 24-year-old had just 21 points (7G / 14A) in 81 games last year.
Burmistrov (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
Burmistrov is banged up and listed as a game-time decision for tonight’s game vs. Nashville. If Burmistrov cannot play, he will be replaced by Patrice Cormier. Monitor his status during the pregame warmups.
The extent of the injury is not known, but an IceCaps spokesman said Tuesday night that with a four-day break in the schedule before the club returns to the ice again Friday night in St. John's against Springfield, the team opted to have Burmistrov checked out by the Jets medical staff.
Not much to go on here but the budding Jets' star should be able to return soon.