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Canucks forward Burrows taken to hospital

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Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows was transported from Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary in an ambulance following the morning skate in preparation for Game 3 of the Western Conference First Round series against the Calgary Flames.

Burrows appeared to injure himself during the morning skate, leaving before his teammates and being followed to the dressing room by medical personnel.

According to the Canucks, Burrows was taken to the hospital after practice for precautionary reasons. He did not play in Game 4 on Tuesday and will remain in Calgary overnight.

Calgary won 3-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series. Game 5 is Thursday in Vancouver (10 p.m. ET; CBC, CNBC, TVA Sports) .

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