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The Province Apr 14, 2015
Kuzma: Burrows might not be here now if he hadn't 'slayed the dragon' in 2011 playoffs

Kuzma: Burrows might not be here now if he hadn't 'slayed the dragon' in 2011 playoffs

Alex Burrows knows the fickle finger of playoff fate could have pointed in a different direction. Despite a flair for dramatic goals — especially his Game 7 overtime effort against the Chicago Blackhawks in the opening round of 2011 that slew the dragon — the Vancouver Canucks’ winger knows it could have been much different despite 117 points and the Presidents’ Trophy. Had Roberto Luongo not stopped Patrick Sharp on an earlier chance in OT with a right-pad save off a backdoor play, the Canucks would have blown a 3-0 series lead and the roster probably would have been blown up, too....

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