Burrows (personal) will be in Winnipeg for Wednesday's contest against the Jets, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. This confirms Burrows (who was away from the team due to the birth of his child) will not be playing in Vancouver's matchup on Monday night against Montreal and is expected to return for Wednesday evening's tilt with the Jets. The 34-year-old veteran has tallied four goals and five assists through 18 games so far this season.
Burrows (personal) will not play Monday against the Canadiens, Dan Murphy of Sportsnet reports. Burrows returned to Vancouver presumably to be their for the birth of a child, and he'll miss Monday's contest as a result. His next chance to return will come Wednesday against the Jets, but it's unclear how long he will be away from the team.
Burrows has returned to Vancouver for personal reasons. "It's a good thing," coach Willie Desjardins indicated Sunday. Burrows' absence likely relates to the birth of a child or something along those lines, but it's something that probably won't keep him away from the team too long. However, his status for Monday's game remains unclear at this point.
Burrows scored on a penalty shot in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Stars. Burrows slowly glided with the puck and beat Antti Niemi five-hole for his first goal on a penalty shot in five attempts. He has been skating on the third line, but received a nice chunk of minutes Thursday with 18:28.
Burrows dished out two assists in Saturday's overtime loss to the Red Wings. While he's only scored one goal, Burrows has had a decent start to the season, racking up six points in eight games. He's skating on the second line and seeing power-play time, so expect the points to continue flowing. One thing to note is Burrows has only fired 10 shots on goal thus far, so don't expect many more goals until he starts putting more pucks on net.
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