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Aleksander Barkov | Center | #16

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (21) / 9/2/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 213
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (2) / FLA
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Aleksander Barkov assisted on both of Florida's goals in a 4-2 loss to Washington Thursday night.
He set up Jaromir Jagr's 750th career goal on a Florida power play during the second period. Barkov has compiled five points in four games to begin the 2016-17 season. Oct 21 - 8:05 AM

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Aleksander Barkov scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 2-1 OT win over the New Jersey Devils.

Barkov helped set up Jonathan Marchessault's first period goal and he added the overtime winner at the 2:48 mark of the extra frame. The 21-year-old had a breakout season last year, as he scored 28 goals and 59 points in 66 games and he should improve on those numbers in 2016-17. He continues to be one of the most underrated players in the NHL.
Oct 13 - 10:48 PM

Aleksander Barkov feels ready to go after getting back from the World Cup of Hockey.

"We played six very tough games against pretty much the best players in the game so of course we're ready right now," he said. "I can't wait to play here, just excited to be here." He joined his teammates for training camp on Thursday along with fellow Finn Jussi Jokinen.
Sep 30 - 7:45 AM

It should come as no surprise that Team Finland has selected Florida Panther forwards Aleksander Barkov and Jussi Jokinen to play in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.

The two paced Finland in the recently completed IIHF World Championships in Russia. Barkov is coming off a 59-point season (in only 66 games) and is a rising NHL star. Russian-born defenseman Dmitry Kulikov is the only other Panther who will be participating in the World Cup tourney.
May 28 - 9:28 AM

Panther forwards Aleksander Barkov and Jussi Jokinen paced Finland to a 6-2 win over Belarus at the World Hockey Championships Friday.

Barkov registered two assists in the win, while Jokinen also recorded a helper. Barkov is coming off a breakout NHL season in which he registered 59 points in 66 games. He is also nominated for the Lady Byng Trophy awarded to the player who exhibited sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct with a high standard of playing ability. Barkov should be high on your draft lists come September.
May 7 - 9:01 AM

Aleksander Barkov has been nominated for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.

The trophy is awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability." Should he win the award, he'll join Brian Campbell (2012) as the only winners in franchise history.
Apr 30 - 5:14 PM

Aleksander Barkov will once again represent don Team Finland's colors, this time in this May's World Hockey Championship in Russia.

Barkov won Bronze with Finland in the Sochi Olympics, and also posted seven points in eight games during last summer's WHC. Barkov also posted career highs across the board for the Panthers this season, with 28 goals and 59 points to his credit.
Apr 28 - 10:57 PM

Aleksander Barkov scored a goal in Friday's 2-1 double OT loss to the Islanders in Game 5.

Barkov's goal at the 1:59 mark of the third period tied the game at one. After 36 minutes of overtime hockey, Alan Quine ended the game with his first career playoff goal for the Islanders. The series now shifts back to Brooklyn with the Panthers on the brink of elimination. Barkov has two goals and three points in the series. Game 6 goes on Sunday.
Apr 23 - 12:31 AM

Aleksander Barkov netted his first career NHL playoff goal in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.

He gave the Panthers a 2-0 lead early in the second period, but the Islanders rallied to take Game 3. Barkov has a goal and an assist in his first three postseason appearances.
Apr 18 - 10:05 AM

Aleksander Barkov ended the season with a nine-game point streak.

He picked up an assist on Jonathan Huberdeau's goal on Saturday night. The 20-year-old had five goals and eight assists during that stretch, and he also recorded 17 points over his last 15 games. Barkov ends the season with 28 goals and 59 points in 66 games in 2015-16.
Apr 10 - 11:10 AM

Aleksander Barkov extended his point streak to eight games on Thursday night.

He recorded his 30th assist of the season on a goal by Jaromir Jagr in a 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators. Barkov has collected five goals and seven assists during his scoring spree.
Apr 8 - 8:39 AM

Aleksander Barkov has a seven-game point streak going into Thursday night's match against Ottawa.

He has notched five goals and six assists during that span. The Panthers top center has 57 points in 64 games this campaign.
Apr 7 - 7:39 AM

Aleksander Barkov raised his goal streak up to four games with his 28th goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Montreal.

Barkov is now up to 57 points in 64 games this season, and has emerged clearly as Florida's best player. Aside from the immortal Jaromir Jagr, of course.
Apr 6 - 1:00 AM

Canadiens coach Michel Therrien had nothing but good things to say about Florida's top line of Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Jaromir Jagr.

The trio was instrumental is Florida coming back from a 3-0 deficit to top the Canadiens on Saturday night. "They’re phenomenal, they have size, they’re strong on the puck," Therrien said. "They dominate the game, it’s pretty simple."
Apr 3 - 10:06 AM

Aleksander Barkov singlehandedly roasted the Canadiens with four points in the Panthers’ 4-3 win Saturday night.

Barkov scored twice and assisted twice, and he also had six shots on net. Not enough people are looking at the Panthers as a serious playoff threat, but Barkov is the type of player who can buoy a run, even if he’s not yet 21 years old. He has 26 goals and 54 points in 62 games. Jonathan Huberdeau (goal, assist) and Jaromir Jagr got the other goals. Aaron Ekblad had two assists.
Apr 2 - 10:45 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Denis Malgin
5Derek MacKenzie
6Kyle Rau
7Greg McKegg
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Jonathan Marchessault
4Jared McCann
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
5Shane Harper
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Alex Petrovic
6Michael Matheson
7Steven Kampfer
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer