Canucks re-sign Alex Burrows to four-year deal

Friday, 14.09.2012 / 2:31 PM / News

Burrows
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-signed left wing Alex Burrows.

Burrows, 31, collected 52 points (28-24-52) and 90 penalty minutes in 80 games played in 2011.12. He also set a career high for most game-winning goals in a season with seven, ranking 11th in the League in this category. Following the conclusion of the season, Burrows represented Team Canada at the World Championships.

Burrows has played in seven seasons over his NHL career, all with the Canucks. He has recorded 270 points (139-131-270) in 522 games. The 6’1”, 195-pound left winger ranks second in franchise history for most shorthanded goals (16) and 10th for most game-winning goals (22). Burrows has been the recipient of multiple club awards, including the Vancouver Canucks Most Exciting Player (2008, 2009, 2010) and the Fred J. Hume Award as the Canucks Unsung Hero (2008).

The Pincourt, Quebec native has also appeared in 58 career playoff games, recording 28 points (16-12-28) and 90 penalty minutes in four post-season appearances. Burrows holds the club record for most career overtime playoff goals (3) and is tied for most series-winning goals (2). Burrows originally signed as a free agent with Vancouver on November 8, 2005.

Career Regular Season Statistics
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 82 28 23 51 23 150 0 4 3 175 16.0
2009-2010 Canucks 82 35 32 67 34 121 4 5 3 209 16.7
2010-2011 Canucks 72 26 22 48 26 77 1 1 4 152 17.1
2011-2012 Canucks 80 28 24 52 24 90 3 2 7 198 14.1
2011-2012 Canada-WC-A 5 3 0 3 5 2 0 1 0
NHL Totals 522 139 131 270 116 771 9 16 22 979 14.2
Career Playoff Statistics
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
2008-2009 Canucks 10 3 1 4 3 20 0 0 1 22 13.6
2009-2010 Canucks 12 3 3 6 4 22 0 0 0 27 11.1
2010-2011 Canucks 25 9 8 17 0 34 1 1 2 62 14.5
2011-2012 Canucks 5 1 0 1 -1 7 0 0 0 17 5.9
NHL Totals 63 17 12 29 6 97 1 1 3 140 12.1