Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Burrows a game-time decision for Senators

Pittsburgh Penguins v Ottawa Senators - Game Three

OTTAWA, ON - MAY 17: Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates with his teammates Kyle Turris #7, Alex Burrows #14 and Fredrik Claesson #33 after scoring a goal against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on May 17, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Getty Images

Alex Burrows will be a game-time decision for the Ottawa Senators tonight against Pittsburgh.

Burrows was forced to leave Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final with a lower-body injury. He only logged 6:02 of ice time in the Sens’ victory, but still had time to register an assist on Mike Hoffman’s goal in the opening minute of the contest.

“It’s not as bad as we thought,” head coach Guy Boucher told reporters this morning. “We’re going to go back and see with the therapist. He was doing treatment there. We’ll see if he’s okay for tonight. I mean, if he’s not, we’re okay. We’ve got enough guys ready to go. But we’re not talking about a long-term thing.

Burrows has no goals and five assists in these playoffs. The 36-year-old winger was traded from Vancouver at the deadline.

If Burrows can’t go tonight, Tommy Wingels could draw back into the lineup.