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Top Andre Burakovsky News

  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Listed for first practice

    Burakovsky (groin) is listed to practice Thursday as the Kraken open training camp, Kate Shefte of The Seattle Times reports.

    Burakovsky suffered a tear in his groin that sidelined him from Feb. 9 onward. Prior to the injury, the 28-year-old winger was one of the Kraken's best forwards with 13 goals and 26 assists in 49 contests, including 14 power-play points to match his career high. He should have a spot in the Kraken's top six to begin this season, so he may have some appeal as a late-round option in fantasy.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Expected to be fine for 2023-24

    Burakovsky's lower-body injury is a tear in his groin, Kraken GM Ron Francis told Alison Lukan of Root Sports on Thursday.

    Burakovsky didn't play past Feb. 7 because of the injury, but Francis expects him to completely recover in time for the start of next season. The 28-year-old forward had 13 goals and 39 points in 49 outings in 2022-23. Burakovsky still has four seasons left on his five-year, $27.5 million contract.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Will miss start of playoffs

    Burakovsky (lower body) recently underwent a procedure to address a recurring lower-body injury and will miss the start of the playoffs.

    Burakovsky's already been out for 32 games, but the Kraken will miss his veteran presence as they embark on their first postseason. The team didn't provide a clear timeline for when he might return to the ice.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Placed on injured reserve

    Burakovsky (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.

    Burakovsky suffered the injury on his opening shift Tuesday and did not return. The 28-year-old was having a very good season prior to the injury with 13 goals and 39 points in 49 games, including four goals and 14 points on the power play.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Exits early Tuesday

    Burakovsky (lower body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Islanders.

    Burakovsky was injured on his first shift of the game, but it took until the second intermission for him to be ruled out. The 27-year-old's status should be updated prior to Thursday's game in New Jersey. If he can't play, Daniel Sprong will likely rejoin the lineup.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Picks up helper in return

    Burakovsky earned a power-play assist in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Canucks.

    Burakovsky was eased back into action after a one-game absence, logging 12:41 of ice time in a game the Kraken dominated. He made a cross-ice pass that was tipped by Jordan Eberle straight to Jared McCann on the Kraken's third goal. Burakovsky has two goals and two helpers over his last five outings. The 27-year-old winger is up to 39 points (14 on the power play), 100 shots on net and a minus-6 rating through 46 appearances this season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Appears good to go

    Burakovsky (undisclosed) is expected to play Wednesday versus the Canucks, per Sound of Hockey.

    Burakovsky was deemed a game-time decision Wednesday after missing Saturday's contest versus the Avalanche. The 27-year-old winger should displace John Hayden from the lineup. Burakovsky is expected to retake his usual spot alongside Matty Beniers and Jordan Eberle.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Game-time call

    Burakovsky (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision Wednesday against Vancouver, Seattle coach Dave Hakstol informed Andy Eide of the Kraken's official site.

    Burakovsky was already suspected to be a game-time call after he missed Saturday's contest against Colorado and then didn't skate with the main group Tuesday, but Hakstol's statement Wednesday further enforced Burakovsky's status. The 27-year-old has 13 goals and 38 points in 45 contests in 2022-23. John Hayden, who made his NHL season debut Saturday, might draw into the lineup if Burakovsky is unavailable.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Game-time decision Wednesday

    Burakovsky (undisclosed) is slated to be a game-time decision Wednesday against the Canucks, Andy Eide of the Kraken's official site reports.

    Burakovsky didn't skate with the main group Tuesday after sitting out Saturday's contest versus Colorado. If he can't play, Daniel Sprong could be in line to skate alongside Matty Beniers and Jordan Eberle again. Burakovsky has 13 goals and 38 points in 45 games this season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Won't play Saturday

    Burakovsky (undisclosed) isn't expected to play Saturday versus Colorado, per the NHL media site.

    Burakovsky has 13 goals and 38 points in 45 games this season. John Hayden, who was called up from the minors Monday, is set to make his NHL season debut.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Could be GTD

    Burakovsky (undisclosed) could boil down to a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with Colorado, Alison Lukan of Root Sports reports.

    Confirmation on Burakovsky's status against the Avalanche should surface once the Kraken take the ice for pregame warmups. The 27-year-old winger has racked up 13 goals and 38 points through 45 games this campaign.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Secures win in overtime

    Burakovsky scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Devils.

    Burakovsky circled the zone and snapped a shot by Mackenzie Blackwood for the game-winning tally 1:10 into overtime. Over his last nine games, Burakovsky has been excellent with three goals and seven assists. The 27-year-old winger is up to 13 tallies, 38 points, 100 shots on net, a minus-6 rating and 13 power-play points through 45 contests. He's shooting 13 percent, which would be the third-lowest mark of his nine-year career, so his production should be considered sustainable.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Picks up power-play assist

    Burakovsky logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Oilers.

    Burakovsky has picked up two goals and seven helpers, including three power-play assists, over his last eight games. The 27-year-old winger is up to 37 points (13 on the power play), 97 shots on net and a minus-6 rating through 44 contests overall. He continues to log top-six minutes, and he's on pace to top his career high of 61 points from last season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Scores 12th goal of season

    Burakovsky recorded a goal in Seattle's 8-5 win against Chicago on Saturday.

    Burakovsky's marker came at 12:08 of the first period to extend Seattle's lead to 4-1. The 27-year-old has been held off the scoresheet only once in his last six contests. He's up to 12 goals and 36 points in 42 games this season, which puts him ahead of his scoring pace from 2021-22, when he finished with 22 markers and 61 points in 80 contests.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Two helpers against Buffalo

    Burakovsky notched two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Sabres.

    Seattle's top line of Burakovsky and Jordan Eberle flanking burgeoning superstar Matty Beniers has been dominant lately, with the trio racking up two goals and six points between them Tuesday. For his part, Burakovsky is up to 11 goals and 35 points through 40 games on the season, putting him on pace to blow past the career-high 61 points he scored for the Avs last season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Supplies power-play helper

    Burakovsky logged a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 4-0 win over the Canadiens.

    Burakovsky has points in three straight games (one goal, four helpers) since he snapped a six-game dry spell. He set up Daniel Sprong's power-play marker in the first period of Monday's victory. Burakovsky continues to be among the Kraken's leaders on offense with 33 points (11 on the power play), 91 shots on net and a minus-6 rating through 39 appearances this season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Snaps 10-game goal drought

    Burakovsky had a goal and two assists in an 8-4 win over the Senators on Saturday.

    He tapped in his own rebound at the left post at the mid-point of the third to push the score to 8-4. It snapped a 10-game goal drought. Burakovsky has 11 goals and 21 assists in 38 games this season and he remains on pace to exceed his career-high 61 points, set in 80 games last season.

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  • Kraken's Andre Burakovsky: Snaps slump with assist

    Burakovsky posted an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Maple Leafs.

    Burakovsky had gone six games without a point entering Thursday. He ended the slump with a secondary helper on Matty Beniers' tally in the second period. Burakovsky's goal drought is at 10 contests, but it hasn't cost him much playing time. For the season, the winger has 10 tallies, 19 helpers, 88 shots on net and a minus-10 rating through 37 outings.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 201 lbs
Birthplace: Klagenfurt, Austria
Age: 28
Experience: 9
Shoots: Left