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Canucks center Burmistrov retires

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Alexander Burmistrov will announce his retirement from the NHL soon, according to his agent Dan Milstein. The 26-year-old most recently served as a member of the Vancouver Canucks.

This season in 24 games, he had two goals and four assists for six points. He also had a -5 rating and had 12 penalties in minutes.

Vancouver Canucks center Alexander Burmistrov celebrates a goal against the Ottawa Senators in October 2017 (Getty Images)

Vancouver Canucks center Alexander Burmistrov celebrates a goal against the Ottawa Senators in October 2017 (Getty Images)

He also had one even strength goal and one power play goal.

He played seven seasons in the NHL. He played for the Atlanta Thrashers and Winnipeg Jets franchise, along with the Arizona Coyotes and the Canucks.

In his career, he has appeared in 298 games in the NHL. He had 30 goals and 51 assists for 81 points. He also had a -25 rating and 121 penalties in minutes.

He also had 28 even strength goals, along with one power play goal and one short-handed goal. He also had four game-winning goals.

His last game with the Canucks came on December 21st against the San Jose Sharks and had a -1 rating. His last goal in the NHL came on December 13th against the Nashville Predators.

Besides playing in the NHL, he has also played in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He played for the Ak Bars Kazan, where he appeared in 108 games with 20 goals and 44 assists for 64 points. He also had 72 penalties in minutes.

With his retirement from the NHL, he will likely return to the KHL.

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