Burakovsky had a goal and an assist with two shots in Wednesday's 4-0 round-robin win over Dallas.
Burakovsky closed the book on the scoring in this one when he sent a long wrister through traffic early in the third period. He also picked up the secondary assist on a Joonas Donskoi goal late in the opening frame. The 25-year-old enjoyed his first 20-goal campaign as an NHLer in 2019-20 despite appearing in only 58 games.
Burakovsky (undisclosed) is expected to suit up for Sunday's round-robin game against the Blues.
Burakovsky missed Friday's practice, but head coach Jared Bednar indicated that it wasn't anything serious. The 25-year-old winger posted his first 20-goal campaign and scored a career-best 45 points in just 58 games during the regular season.
Burakovsky (undisclosed) was not in attendance for Friday's practice session, though head coach Jared Bednar told reporters he expects the winger to join the group Saturday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
It sounds like nothing serious for Burakovsky, so fantasy players shouldn't be concerned about his availability for Sunday's round-robin clash with St. Louis. The Austria native is slated to fill a top-line role with Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen, which is one of the better assignments in the league.
Per Ryan Clark of The Athletic, Burakovsky (lower body) was nearing a return when the NHL put its season on hold in mid-March, so it's safe to assume he's now fully recovered.
Burakovsky was already skating in a non-contact jersey shortly before the NHL went on hiatus, so he was always expected to be ready if and when the league resumed its season. The 25-year-old winger has enjoyed a breakout campaign in his first year with the Avalanche, setting career highs in goals (20) and assists (25) in just 58 contests.
Burakovsky (upper body) was spotted in a non-contact jersey prior to Wednesday's practice, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Burakovsky is scheduled for his seventh straight absence Wednesday and can be ruled out until he at least graduates to full participation in practice. Martin Kaut was recalled Wednesday and will presumably draw into the forward group against the Rangers.
Burakovsky (lower body) is not expected to suit up for Monday's contest in Los Angeles.
Burakovsky will miss his sixth straight game and eighth in Colorado's last nine games. There's still not a clear timetable for the 25-year-old's return. His next chance to play will be Wednesday against the Rangers.
Burakovsky (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game against San Jose, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Burakovsky will miss his fifth straight game while tending to the lower-body injury, meaning his next chance to suit up is in Monday's game against Los Angeles. The 25-year-old has enjoyed a career-best year with the Avalanche, racking up 45 points across 58 appearances this season.
Head coach Jared Bednar said Burakovsky (lower body) will miss a couple more games, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Burakovsky will be ruled out Wednesday against the Ducks and Friday against the Canucks, so his next opportunity to play will be Sunday versus the Sharks. The 25-year-old winger has found new life in Colorado, posting career highs in goals (20) and points (45), and he should return to a top-six role once he's cleared.
Burakovsky (lower body) will not be in the lineup against the Red Wings on Monday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Burakovsky has played in just one of the club's previous four contests due to various issues The winger has been racking up points prior to his recent stints on the shelf, as he notched seven goals and 10 helpers in his previous 14 outings. With the Austrian unavailable, Valeri Nichushkin figures to get a look on the top line.
Head coach Jared Bednar said Burakovsky missed Saturday's contest versus the Predators with a lower-body injury, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
It was initially believed that Burakovsky was out with an illness, but Bednar clarified things in his post-game interview. Burakovsky can be considered day-to-day for now. The Avalanche are back in action Monday in Detroit.
Burakovsky (illness) won't play in Saturday's game versus Nashville, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Burakovsky will sit, which comes as a bit of a surprise considering he played Friday. That said, with it being an illness, the winger shouldn't miss too much time and will hope to return to game action Monday, when Colorado visits the Red Wings.
Burakovsky (illness) will rejoin the lineup Friday versus the Hurricanes, Avs play-by-play announcer Conor McGahey reports.
Burakovsky was considered a true game-time call for the tilt but he'll rejoin the lineup after a pair of nights off due to illness. He'll skate on the top line alongside Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon and should retake a spot on the top power-play unit as well.
Burakovsky (illness) will be a game-time decision for Friday's contest versus the Hurricanes, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Burakovsky traveled with the team after missing the two previous games due to illness, which put him in contention to return to action. His availability should be determined when the team takes the ice for warmups around 6:30 PM ET.
Burakovsky (illness) will accompany the Avalanche on their upcoming three-game road trip, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Burakovsky has missed two games already, but the fact that he will travel with the team indicates he is somewhat close a return. The 25-year-old's next opportunity to rejoin the lineup is Friday against the Hurricanes.
Burakovsky (illness) won't play Wednesday against the Sabres, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Burakovsky was on the ice for practice in a non-contact jersey Tuesday, so he should be ready to return sooner rather than later, but he'll have to wait for Friday's clash with Carolina for his next opportunity to do so. The 25-year-old has enjoyed a breakout season with the Avalanche following five years with the Capitals, having already set new career highs in goals (20) and assists (25) through just 57 games.
Burakovsky (illness) is considered doubtful to play against the Sabres on Wednesday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Burakovsky fell ill before Saturday's win over the Kings and didn't participate in the game. The 25-year-old winger practiced with a no-contact sweater Tuesday, but the coaching staff isn't optimistic about his chances of playing Wednesday. Sheldon Dries, who was recalled from the AHL on Tuesday, is expected to bump into the lineup.
Burakovsky will miss Saturday's game versus the Kings due to illness, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Burakovsky is feeling under the weather, further weakening the Avalanche's already thin wing depth. Logan O'Connor will enter the lineup Saturday, while Joonas Donskoi could fill in on the top line.
Burakovsky scored a goal on two shots, added two PIM and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Islanders.
Burakovsky netted his 20th goal of the year in the first minute of the second period. His career-best season is now at 45 points, 99 shots and a plus-12 rating. Burakovsky should have a bump in fantasy value for awhile with Mikko Rantanen (upper body) out for multiple weeks.
Burakovsky scored a power-play goal on two shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Lightning.
Burakovsky put the Avalanche ahead 1-0 at 4:49 of the first period. The winger now has 19 goals, 44 points (11 with a man advantage), 97 shots and a plus-10 rating in 55 games. With Mikko Rantanen suffering an upper-body injury Monday, Burakovsky could be relied upon even more down the stretch this season.
Burakovsky registered a goal and an assist with two shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Capitals.
Burakovsky picked up his 18th goal of the season less than three minutes into the game, converting a 2-on-1 rush with Vladislav Kamenev. He also set up Mikko Rantanen's power-play goal in the final stages of the frame. The multi-point effort gave Burakovsky 43 on the season, extending his career high. He's been on an especially productive run since early January, racking up 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) over his last 13 games.
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