NHL: Vancouver 4, Detroit 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Christopher Higgins and Cody Hodgson scored 21 seconds apart in the first period Wednesday, igniting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 win over Detroit.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Minnesota 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo notched his first shutout of the season Monday, stopping 33 shots in leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-0 whitewash of Minnesota.

NHL: Carolina 4, Vancouver 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Drayson Bowman delivered two of Carolina's four unanswered goals Thursday that brought the Hurricanes from behind to a 4-3 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Nashville 6, Vancouver 5

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher finished off a Nashville comeback by scoring with 1:16 to play Thursday, boosting the Predators to a 6-5 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 5, Phoenix 0

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Cory Schneider had to make just 21 saves for his second consecutive shutout Friday, boosting the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-0 drubbing of Phoenix.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Colorado 0

DENVER, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Cory Schneider made 24 saves in recording the second shutout of his 45-game NHL career Wednesday, giving the Vancouver Canucks a 3-0 win over Colorado.

NHL: St. Louis 3, Vancouver 2

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- David Backes scored the tiebreaking goal 5:59 into the third period Friday, helping the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Edmonton 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Sami Salo scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period Saturday to bring Vancouver a 4-3 decision over Edmonton.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Vancouver 3 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Tyler Kennedy and Evgeni Malkin scored shootout goals Thursday to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Boston 2 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 4 (UPI) -- Alex Burrows scored twice, including 11 seconds into overtime Saturday, handing Vancouver a 3-2 victory and a 2-0 Stanley Cup Finals lead over Boston.

NHL: Vancouver 5, San Jose 4 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Alex Burrows scored the only goal in the shootout Thursday to help the Vancouver Canucks beat San Jose 5-4.

NHL: Vancouver 7, Columbus 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Raffi Torres scored twice Thursday, one of the goals coming during a run of six straight tallies that sent the Vancouver Canucks cruising past Columbus 7-3.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Colorado 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Sedin scored a goal Wednesday and teamed with his twin brother to pile up four points in helping Vancouver defeat Colorado 4-2.

NHL: Vancouver, 6, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Ryan Kesler had two of Vancouver's five consecutive goals Thursday and the Canucks poured it on in the third period to defeat Ottawa 6-2.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Dallas 3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Christian Ehrhoff scored the go-ahead goal 5:05 into the third period Thursday and the Vancouver Canucks went on to defeat Dallas 4-3.
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Alex Burrows
Vancouver Canucks Brad Isbister (C) and Alex Burrows gang up on Colorado Avalanche center Peter Forsberg during the third period at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 4, 2008. Burrows earned a roughing penalty. Forsberg made his comeback in the NHL after signing with the Avalanche. Colorado beat Vancouver 2-1. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Alexandre Ménard-Burrows (born April 11, 1981) is a French-Canadian professional ice hockey winger with the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is known for playing in the style of an agitator and for his ascension to the NHL from being an undrafted player in the ECHL. After a two-year career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), he played in the minor leagues for three seasons. He was signed by the Canucks in 2005 from their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manitoba Moose. Burrows established himself as a checking forward with the Canucks in his first three NHL seasons before emerging as a scorer with two consecutive seasons of at least 20 goals and 50 points, beginning in 2008–09.

Before making it to the NHL, Burrows also enjoyed a prolific ball hockey career, competing in national and international tournaments in the summers. In 2005, he was named the International Ball Hockey Player of the Year. He has also been inducted into the Canadian and International Ball Hockey Halls of Fame.

Burrows played two seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with the Shawinigan Cataractes, beginning in 2000–01. He recorded 16 goals and 30 points over 63 regular season games, then added three points over 10 post-season games. The following season, he improved to 35 goals and 70 points over 64 games, third in team-scoring, behind Jonathan Bellemare and Jason Pominville. He went on to lead his team in post-season scoring with nine goals and 20 points in 12 games as the Cataractes advanced to the Conference Finals, where they were eliminated in seven games by the Victoriaville Tigres.

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