|Oct. 23 12:01 PM PT1:01 PM MT2:01 PM CT3:01 PM ET19:01 GMT3:01 12:01 PM MST2:01 PM EST23:01 UAE15:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Burakovsky is expected to miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured left thumb. The team announced the surgery on Tuesday, hours after placing the 22-year-old on injured reserve. Burakovsky was injured in the third period Saturday against Florida.
Analysis: Burakovsky began the season on the Capitals' top line alongside Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie and carried heavy expectations. He was dropped in the lineup last week and has just a goal and three assists in nine games. Based on the six to eight week timeframe, Burakovsky will miss at least 19 games before returning sometime in December.
|Oct. 21 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST20:16 UAE12:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Burakovsky had a goal and an assist in Friday's overtime win over the Red Wings.
Analysis: Burakovsky, who finished at a plus-1, had gone four straight games without a point. The goal was his first of the season.
|July 4 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET19:31 GMT3:31 12:31 PM MST2:31 PM EST23:31 UAE15:31 ETNaN:� BRT - The Capitals have signed Burakovsky to a two-year deal worth $6 million.
Analysis: The 22-year-old Burakovsky had 12 goals and 23 assists in 64 games for Washington last season, his third in the NHL.