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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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The Panthers top line featuring Aleksander Barkov, Jaromir Jagr and Jonathan Huberdeau has been on fire since it was reunited on February 3rd.
In the six games since Barkov and Huberdeau returned from injury, the unit has scored 11 goals and registered 21 points. No line in the NHL is hotter than this one at the moment. Feb 19 - 9:43 AM

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Aleksander Barkov's 3-2 goal proved decisive as the Florida Panthers beat the Los Angeles Kings by that score on Saturday.

Barkov also had an assist on a Jonathan Huberdeau goal while Jaromir Jagr grabbed a helper of his own, keeping that trio red-hot. Barkov is on a tear overall with 20 points in his last 17 games. This win at least briefly places the Panthers in the Atlantic Division's third spot.
Feb 19 - 1:07 AM

Aleksander Barkov scored two goals and had one assist as the Panthers beat the Sharks 6-5 in overtime Wednesday night.

Barkov grabbed a piece of history as he scored the goal that allowed Jaromir Jagr to reach his 1,900th career point with an assist at 12:41 in the third. That was Barkov’s second goal of the night with the first coming at 7:12 in the first. Finally, he had an assist on the OT game winner scored by Jonathan Huberdeau. This was the second time this season Barkov scored three points in a game.
Feb 16 - 1:44 AM

Aleksander Barkov now has points in three straight games thanks to the goal he scored in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Panthers.

In fact, Barkov has potted a point in four of his last five games with the tallies split evenly. Despite his injuries, he's managed to score 11 goals and 30 points in 39 games this season.
Feb 11 - 8:58 PM

Aleksander Barkov has to wait until Thursday to see his next action.

The Panthers went on a four-day bye break following last Friday's 2-1 win over Anaheim. "I've been off for such a long time I want to play right away," Barkov said. "It's all right, get a little rest for all the guys." He returned to the lineup for the first time since Dec. 28 and earned an assist on Jonathan Huberdeau's game winner. It was the first game of the season that Florida had Barkov and Huberdeau in the lineup.
Feb 7 - 9:59 AM

The Panthers' top line of Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Jaromir Jagr was reunited Saturday night against Anahiem.

And they were back to dominating as they had last season. With Barkov and Huberdeau now healthy, look for this unit to put up big points over the last few months of the season. They certainly looked good against the Ducks Saturday night.
Feb 5 - 10:16 AM

Aleksander Barkov (back) has been activated by Florida and he is expected to return to the lineup on Friday night.

Barkov has been sidelined since Dec. 28 due to a back injury. He has nine goals and 27 points in 36 games this season. Get him back in your lineup.
Feb 3 - 10:15 AM

Aleksander Barkov (back) skated in Wednesday's practice without a no-contact jersey.

He was on a line with Jaromir Jagr and Nick Bjugstad during the session. Interim coach Tom Rowe indicated that Barkov may be back as soon as Thursday, Feb. 9 against Los Angeles.
Feb 1 - 3:48 PM

Aleksander Barkov (back) took part in Monday's practice.

Barkov was wearing a no-contact jersey though and might be another week away from returning. He has nine goals and 27 points in 36 contests this season.
Jan 30 - 3:36 PM

Aleksander Barkov (back) participated in the morning skate Thursday.

He has sat out the last 14 games with an "upper-body injury" and he is expected to be miss at least another two weeks.
Jan 27 - 8:47 AM

Aleksander Barkov is reportedly dealing with a back injury.

He is projected to miss at least the next two weeks, but he has been doing some conditioning skates and it's believed that surgery will not be required. Barkov hasn't played since Dec. 28.
Jan 25 - 3:22 PM

Aleksander Barkov is dealing with an upper-body injury, according to interim coach Tom Rowe.

It was initially reported as a lower-body ailment. Barkov has been receiving physical therapy, but it's unclear when he'll be back on the ice. He hasn't played since Dec. 28 and the Panthers have not ruled out the possibility that he may not play again this season. We will keep you posted on his status.
Jan 20 - 8:32 AM

Aleksander Barkov (lower body) might not be able to return this season.

Barkov hasn't played since Dec. 28. Losing him would be a big blow to the Panthers' chances of making the playoffs, but it's vital that they be careful with Barkov as they hope he'll be a major part of their franchise for many years to come. Before getting hurt he had nine goals and 27 points in 36 contests this season.
Jan 19 - 2:32 PM

Aleksander Barkov (lower body) is still a few weeks away from being ready to return.

Interim coach Tom Rowe said that Barkov is about three weeks away. He suffered a lower-body injury on Dec. 28 against Toronto.
Jan 9 - 10:27 AM

Aleksander Barkov (lower body) is on the injured reserve list.

That makes sense given that the Panthers expect Barkov to be sidelined for two-to-three weeks. Barkov has nine goals and 27 points in 36 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 01:06:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Michael Sgarbossa
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Marchessault
2Jussi Jokinen
3Greg McKegg
4Jonathan Huberdeau
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Michael Matheson
6Jakub Kindl
7Alex Petrovic
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer