Burrows has been assessed a $5,000 fine for roughing Sharks defenseman Dylan DeMelo in Friday night's game. The gritty winger was tossed from the contest after picking up a game misconduct penalty as part of a scrum with Demelo, who sustained a scratched cornea when Burrows hit him with his stick. Burrows' 19 PIM may have helped out select fantasy owners, but that category is used less often these days given that owners are filling rosters with speedy scorers rather than enforcer types. Burrows isn't necessarily a goon, but long gone are his days of notching 50-plus points per season. He's only recorded three goals and three assists through 28 games this year.
Burrows picked up 19 PIM in Saturday's loss to the Sharks. Burrows picked up a slew of penalties towards the end of the game and was ejected late in the third period. The feisty forward appeared to use his stick to butt-end and injure Sharks blueliner Dylan DeMelo, but it's unlikely he'll receive supplementary discipline. The Senators suffered another loss Saturday and Burrows let out some frustration in the process. His 7:45 of ice time against San Jose and eight straight contests without a point tells you everything you need to know about his fantasy value right now.
Burrows recorded an assist and a shot on goal in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Washington. The assist snapped a five game point-less streak for Burrows, who is now up to six points on the season. If the numbers don't speak for themselves, the veteran winger isn't providing enough offense to be sustainable in the majority of fantasy formats.
Burrows (undisclosed) will play Friday against the Devils, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports. Burrows will occupy his usual role Friday, skating on the Senators' third line and top power-play unit against New Jersey. The veteran forward has tallied one goal and two assists in 10 games this campaign.
Burrows (undisclosed) is dealing with a "nagging" issue and will be a game-time decision for Friday's matchup with New Jersey, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Burrows' status for Friday evening's contest likely won't be determined until the Senators take the ice for pregame warmups, but if he's unavailable, the recently recalled Jack Rodewald will likely slot into the lineup and make his NHL debut against the Devils.
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