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2015 NHL Draft
Andre Burakovsky

Andre Burakovsky  #65

NUMBER: 65 BIRTHDATE: February 9, 1995  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Klagenfurt, Austria
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: WSH / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoffs Scored two goals in Game 4 vs. NYR (5/6), marking his first career playoff goals ... Earned an assist in Game 3 vs. NYR (5/4), marking his first career playoff point ... Registered three shots in Game 6 at NYI (4/25) ... Recorded four hits and was (+2) in Game 5 vs. NYI (4/23) ... Made his NHL playoff debut in Game 4 at NYI (4/21) ... Served as a healthy extra in three games (4/15-4/19). 2014-15 Regular Season Ranked second among Capitals rookies in games played (53), goals (9), assists (13) and points (22) ... Led Washington rookies in plus/minus (+12) ... Earned an assist vs. DAL (3/13) ... Scored two goals at ANA (2/15), marking his first career multi-goal game ... Scored his first NHL goal in his NHL debut vs. MTL (10/9) 6:43 in to the first period, marking the second-fastest first-career goal in franchise history
Quote of the Day

Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.

— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL