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Andre Burakovsky
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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
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson