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Alex Burrows agrees to extension

Tuesday, 03.03.2009 / 10:07 PM / News
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Alex Burrows agrees to extension
Vancouver, B.C. –Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that forward Alex Burrows has agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2012-13 NHL season. Burrows is currently playing his fourth season as a Vancouver Canuck.

“Alex plays with intensity and determination at both ends of the rink,” said Mike Gillis. “He’s a fierce competitor and a versatile player. We look forward to further growth and development in his game.”

Burrows, 27, has set new career highs this season with 16 goals, 33 points (16-17-33) and 105 penalty minutes in 62 games played. Including the 2008-09 season, Burrows has 85 points (38-47-85) and 438 penalty minutes through 268 career NHL games with Vancouver.

The 6’1”, 197 lbs. native of Pincourt, Quebec originally signed with Vancouver as a free agent on November 8, 2005.

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2000-2001 Shawinigan Cataractes  QMJHL   63 16 14 30   105          
2001-2002 Shawinigan Cataractes  QMJHL   64 35 35 70   184          
2002-2003 Greenville Grrrowl  ECHL   53 9 17 26   201          
2002-2003 Baton Rouge Kingfish  ECHL   13 4 2 6   64          
2003-2004 Manitoba Moose  AHL   2 0 0 0   0          
2003-2004 Columbia Inferno  ECHL   64 29 44 73   194          
2004-2005 Manitoba Moose  AHL   72 9 17 26   107          
2004-2005 Columbia Inferno  ECHL   4 5 1 6   4          
2005-2006 Canucks   43 7 5 12 5 61 0 1 1 49 14.3
2005-2006 Manitoba Moose  AHL   33 12 18 30   57          
2006-2007 Canucks   81 3 6 9 -7 93 0 0 1 70 4.3
2007-2008 Canucks   82 12 19 31 11 179 1 3 3 126 9.5
2008-2009 Canucks   62 16 17 33 8 105 0 3 2 128 12.5
NHL Totals:   268 38 47 85 17 438 1 7 7 373 10.2
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2000-2001 Shawinigan Cataractes  QMJHL   10 2 1 3 0 8         0.0
2001-2002 Shawinigan Cataractes  QMJHL   10 9 10 19 0 20         0.0
2003-2004 Columbia Inferno  ECHL   4 2 0 2 0 28         0.0
2004-2005 Manitoba Moose  AHL   14 0 3 3 0 37       0 0.0
2005-2006 Manitoba Moose  AHL   13 6 7 13 0 27         0.0
2006-2007 Canucks   11 1 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 12 8.3
NHL Totals:   11 1 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 12 8.3