|Born:||April 11, 1981||Draft:||Undrafted|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Team:||Montreal Canadiens (Asst. Coach)|
Alexandre Ménard-Burrows (born April 11, 1981) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks and the Ottawa Senators. He is currently an assistant coach for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He was known for playing in the style of an agitator before developing into a skilled, top line fixture. He is also regarded for his remarkable 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 Vancouver 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 four consecutive 25-plus-goal seasons from 2008–09 to 2011–12.
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 Hall of Fame.
Years as an NHL player: 2006-2018
Years as an NHL coach: 2021-present
Alex Burrows Statistics
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- Canadiens Find Chemistry on Power Play Under Burrows
- Top 5 Alex Burrows Moments With the Canucks
- Vancouver Canucks’ Successful History With Undrafted Players
- Burrows & Tanev Love the Number 11
- Vancouver Canucks’ Top 5 Agitators of All Time
- Canucks 7 Members of the Ring of Honour
- AHL Laval Rocket (Assistant Coach) 2018-2021
- NHL Montreal Canadiens (Assistant Coach) 2021-present
- Inducted into the Canucks Ring of Honour in 2019
- 3x Most Exciting Player Award (2008, 2009, 2010)
- Fred J. Hume Award (2008)
- ECHL All-Star Game (2004)
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