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by Paul on 01/10/07 at 10:35 AM ET
from the Vancouver Province,
“We all talk about it a lot and take a lot of pride in it,” said the feisty Canucks winger. “Every guy wants to block shots and in the shooting lane you’ve got to for sure. The guys all take responsibility for that.”
Even with broken toes, which Burrows suffered in a 3-2 win at Calgary on Jan. 2 where the Canucks were 7-for-7 on the penalty kill.
“In the first period, I went down and blocked a shot off the faceoff and fractured them,” recalled Burrows. “Every team has a different [power play] setup and we watch a lot of video on how to play or where our sticks should be.
“With Calgary, Dion Phaneuf has a big one-timer [slapshot] and we know how they like to move the pucks around.”
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