Granola bar cross-checks Alexandre Burrows; Canuck’s front tooth gets chipped

Burrows (left) with Vancouver teammate Chris Higgins.

Marianne Helm

You would think Alexandre Burrows would have his biting technique down by now.

The Vancouver Canucks right wing — most famous around Boston for chomping down on Patrice Bergeron’s finger during the 2011 Stanley Cup Final — apparently still has some work to do in that department.

The Canucks’ official Twitter account posted a photo early Thursday morning of Burrows with a chipped front tooth — not an uncommon injury for hockey players. The chip wasn’t the result of a stick, puck or fist to the face, though. Nope, the cause of Burrows’ now-crooked smile was the dreaded granola bar.

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