Alex Burrows gets 4-year extension

Updated: September 14, 2012, 8:03 PM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Alex Burrows to a four-year, $18 million contract extension Friday.

The 31-year-old left winger had 28 goals and 24 assists in 80 games last season.

"I never really thought about leaving," Burrows said. "All along, I always wanted to stay in Vancouver. As soon as the management showed interest in an extension, for me it was a no-brainer."

Burrows has spent his entire seven-year NHL career with Vancouver, totaling ...

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