Alexander Burmistrov

#6 C / Winnipeg Jets / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 180 lb Age: 24 College: None

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8%
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2%
C Rank
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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Jets' Alex Burmistrov: Will play Saturday

    Burmistrov (undisclosed) will return to action Saturday against the Devils, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports. Burmistrov missed Thursday's game against the Predators with an undisclosed injury, but is ready to slot back into Winnipeg's lineup as a bottom-six forward Saturday against New Jersey. The 24-year-old forward has tallied 10 points (four goals, six assists) in 46 games this season.

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    Jets' Alex Burmistrov: Won't play Thursday

    Burmistrov (undisclosed) won't dress for Thursday's game against the Predators, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports. Burmistrov exited Thursday's morning skate early due to an undisclosed issue, and will now skip the evening's contest as a result. In his absence, Andrew Copp elevates to center the third line alongside Chris Thorburn and Matt Halischuk, while Patrice Cormier will enter the lineup in his place and center the team's fourth line. Burmistrov's next chance to play comes Saturday against the Devils, but the team should clarify his status beforehand.

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    Jets' Alex Burmistrov: Game-time decision Thursday

    Burmistrov (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's matchup with Nashville. Burmistrov left Thursday's morning skate early, which was the first indication that he may not be available for Winnipeg's game against the Predators. If the former first-round pick is ultimately unable to go, Patrice Cormier will draw into the lineup in his absence.

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    Jets' Alex Burmistrov: Falls to fourth line

    Burmistrov skated with the fourth line during practice Wednesday, Paul Wiecek of the Winnipeg Free Press reports. The 24-year old Russian is playing his fourth NHL season, but his first since 2012-13 after spending the past two seasons playing for Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL. Burmistrov has only four points this year, and scored half of them in the first game if the season, along with being a plus-4 in the contest. In the 15 games since, Burmistrov is a minus-7 and has put only 20 shots on net. It isn't surprising that head coach Paul Maurice demoted Burmistrov to the fourth line, the surprise is that it took him this long to do so.

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    Winnipeg Jets' Alex Burmistrov Picks up two points in opener

    Burmistrov netted two points in the season opener against Boston on Thursday, picking up a secondary assist and an empty-net goal. He finished plus-4 with two PIM. Maybe they weren't the most impressive points Burmistrov will earn this year, but the young Russian skated 17:41 and stuffed the stat sheet, demonstrating the sort of fantasy potential that he brings in his return to the NHL. Burmistrov may have flown a bit under the radar in most fantasy drafts this year, but he makes for an appetizing waiver-wire add in the early going.

  • Former First-Rounder Burmistrov Returning To Jets

    News: Alex Burmistrov signed a two-year, $3.1 million contract with the Jets on Wednesday, Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reports.
    Analysis: Alex Burmistrov, the former No. 8 overall pick by the Jets in 2010 when the franchise was still located in Atlanta, will make his return to North America after spending the past two seasons with Kazan Ak-Bars of the KHL. The 23-year-old bolted for Russia in the summer of 2013 due in part to his lack of harmony with coach Claude Noel, but with Paul Maurice since taking over the helm for the Jets, it appears any discord has dissipated. Burmistrov never turned in outstanding production during his previous time in the minors or in the NHL, but now that's a little older, he could be a potential second- or third-line asset for the Jets.
  • Burmistrov Likely To Return To Jets In 2015-16

    News: Alex Burmistrov, who is playing in the KHL but remains under Jets' control, will "almost certainly return to (the) NHL," according to Igor Eronko of Sports.ru.
    Analysis: The young forward said "next summer will be defining" when he talked about returning to the NHL. He seemed to have issues with former Jets coach, Claude Noel, before he left for the KHL, but Noel is long gone, replaced by Paul Maurice. Alex Burmistrov had 10 goals and 37 points with Ak-Bars of the KHL in 2013-14.
  • Former Jet Burmistrov Lighting up KHL

    News: Alex Burmistrov has six points in his first seven games with AK-Bars Kazan of the KHL, Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
    Analysis: Though Alex Burmistrov's hot play means little to NHL fantasy pools, some think it will give the Jets added trade value that would make an impact on the team's roster in the future.
  • Jets' Burmistrov Headed To KHL

    News: Alex Burmistrov has signed a two-year deal with Ak-Bars Kazan of the KHL, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Alex Burmistrov notched 10 points in 44 games for the Jets this past season, so his departure won't cause much of a fantasy wave. Meanwhile, the Jets will retain his NHL rights.
  • Jets' Burmistrov Scoreless Again

    News: Alex Burmistrov failed to post any points in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Sabres.
    Analysis: Alex Burmistrov has taken a step back this year and has just three points since the end of February, including a paltry one assist during the entire month of March. Though he has points in two of the last three games, the Sabres blanked him again. That's an all too familiar story for fantasy owners who drafted him hoping he'd show some consistency scoring wise this year. Due to his performance and third-line role on the Jets' depth chart, Burmistrov is not worth an add for your fantasy playoff run.
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