Burrows back for Canucks versus Caps


The Vancouver Canucks will have one of their top wingers back tonight versus the visiting Capitals when Alex Burrows returns from a foot fracture.

Burrows suffered the injury blocking a shot in Vancouver’s season-opener versus San Jose; he’s missed 12 games since.

The Canucks are back home on the heels of a very successful 5-1-1 road trip, but one that also saw injuries to forwards Jannik Hansen, Dale Weise, Jordan Schroeder and David Booth.

Following is a time line for all of the above: