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Burrows inks four-year extension

Updated: March 4, 2009, 12:06 AM ET
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Forward Alexandre Burrows agreed to an $8-million, four-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.

"Alex plays with intensity and determination at both ends of the rink," said Canucks' general manager Mike Gillis. "He's a fierce competitor and a versatile player. We look forward to further growth and development in his game."

Burrows had been involved in trade rumors prior to Tuesday's deal. He has been skating on the Canucks' top line with Henrik and Daniel Sedin ...

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