(Granby) Alex Burrows, who gave his name to the largest ball hockey event in Quebec, will land in Granby weekend. And he will not be there to hand out trophies, but rather to play!
Main organizer of the tournament Granbyenne slice of the cutting Burrows and co-owner of the coin toss center, Sébastien Houle could hardly believe the news he had learned when reached by The Eastern Voices.
“For us it is very big, it’s huge !, even he launched. We will welcome home a player in the National Hockey League, maybe even the best ball hockey player in history. Really, the weekend promises to be very special. ”
Burrows will be in action on Saturday, almost all day at Heads or Tails center. It will evolve to form the Red Light 2.
The tournament Burrows Cup begins Friday and runs until Sunday. Some 250 teams are expected to Granby weekend.
Alex Burrows, 35, just completed his 11th season with the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL. In 767 games, he has so far amassed 364 points, including 184 goals.