Alex Burmistrov Placed on Waivers

It was announced today that the Winnipeg Jets have placed forward Alex Burmistrov on waivers.

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In 23 games this season, Burmistrov has registered only two assists and no goals for the Jets. The 25-year old former Thrashers’ 8th overall pick has struggled to find consistency in the NHL since returning from Ak-Bars in the KHL. Burmistrov spent two years playing in Russian from 2013-15 before returning to the Jets for the 2015-16 season, a year in which he posted seven goals and 14 assists for 21 points. 

Burmistrov is in the final year of his two-year contract with the Jets and will become a restricted free agent on July 1st, 2017. 

ALEX BURMISTROV CLAIMED

As per Elliotte Friedman, Burmistrov has been claimed by the Arizona Coyotes. 

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ALEX BURMISTROV’S CAREER SO FAR

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM +/- GP G A Pts PIM
2010-11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 74 6 14 20 27 -12
2011-12 Winnipeg Jets NHL 76 13 15 28 42 4
2012-13 St. John’s IceCaps AHL 22 2 9 11 24 -2
2012-13 Winnipeg Jets NHL 44 4 6 10 14 0
2013-14 Kazan Ak-Bars KHL 54 10 27 37 32 6 6 0 2 2 9
2014-15 Kazan Ak-Bars KHL 53 10 16 26 40 6 17 1 3 4 8
2015-16 Winnipeg Jets NHL 81 7 14 21 32 -11
2016-17 Winnipeg Jets NHL 23 0 2 2 6 -6
NHL Totals 298 30 51 81 121