Canucks’ Burrows Will Not Be Suspended For Biting Incident


Vancouver CanucksAlex Burrows will not be suspended for the alleged biting incident that took place between him and Boston BruinsPatrice Bergeron during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals last night.

NHL senior vice-president of hockey operations Mike Murphy announced the decision in a statement on Thursday.

VANCOUVER (June 2, 2011) – National Hockey League Senior Vice
President of Hockey Operations Mike Murphy today announced that there will
be no supplemental discipline on Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows.

“After reviewing the incident, including speaking with the on-ice
officials, I can find no conclusive evidence that Alex Burrows
intentionally bit the finger of Patrice Bergeron.”

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