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Aleksander Barkov | Center | #16

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/2/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 213
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (2) / FLA
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Aleksander Barkov scored in a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Barkov has picked up at least one point in each of his last six appearances and he has a three-game point streak since returning from injury. The forward has six points in that span as well as 11 goals and 30 points in 31 games. Dec 14 - 11:30 PM

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Aleksander Barkov (upper body) will return to the lineup Monday night.

Barkov missed just one game with an upper-body injury after he was hurt last Thursday against Winnipeg. He has 10 goals and 27 points in 28 games this campaign. Get Barkov back in your lineup.
Dec 11 - 3:23 PM

Aleksander Barkov (upper body) won't play Saturday.

The good news is coach Bob Boughner expects Barkov back by Tuesday at the latest. It's unclear at this time what his status is for Monday against Detroit, but it seems like he will return soon.
Dec 9 - 11:10 AM

Aleksander Barkov (upper body) is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Barkov suffered the injury during Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets. Even though he'll likely miss the game against the Avs, the Panthers are hoping he can play in Monday's tilt against the Red Wings. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Dec 9 - 10:55 AM

Aleksander Barkov is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, according to coach Bob Boughner.

The Panthers bench boss didn't know if Barkov was in concussion protocol after the game. "I should know more here hopefully in the morning," Boughner said. Barkov left Thursday's game after a hit from Winnipeg defenseman Jacob Trouba.
Dec 8 - 9:35 AM

Aleksander Barkov suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Barkov appeared to suffer the injury during the second period of the game when he took a shove from Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba. Losing him for an extended period of time would be incredibly disappointing for the Panthers. For now, we'll consider him day-to-day. The team should provide an update on his status after the game.
Dec 7 - 9:54 PM

Aleksander Barkov scored a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Barkov recorded his eighth multi-point game of the season and his first since Nov. 19 against the Anaheim Ducks. Surprisingly, the Panthers have now lost back-to-back games where Barkov has picked up two points or more. The center is up to nine goals and 25 points in 26 matches this season.
Dec 2 - 10:37 PM

Aleksander Barkov scored a goal shorthanded in a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Barkov skated in with the puck and fired off a quick wrister to beat Schneider for his seventh goal of the season, and third shorthanded. Barkov, a former second overall pick from the 2013 NHL Draft, is now up to 22 points in 23 games this season. If he remains healthy, the Finnish forward will have no trouble eclipsing his career high of 59 points set during the 2015-16 season.
Nov 27 - 9:52 PM

Aleksander Barkov hasn't scored a goal in his past five games.

Barkov has 19 shots on goal during that span, but he hasn't really liked any of them. "Right now, we're missing a lot of shots," Barkov said. "We're missing the net and hitting the other players and the pucks are not going in." He may need to a get lucky bounce to get some confidence back. Barkov has been productive overall this season with 21 points in 22 games.
Nov 27 - 10:30 AM

Aleksander Barkov registered a pair of assists in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Anaheim.

Barkov had a hand in goals by Vincent Trocheck (power play) and Keith Yandle in the contest. He also finished the match with six shots on goal. Barkov didn't have a point in each of his previous two outings, but he co-leads the Panthers with 21 points in 20 games this year.
Nov 20 - 10:30 AM

Aleksander Barkov notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over Dallas.

Barkov picked up a helper on one of Jonathan Huberdeau's two power-play goals in the match and he scored the game-tying goal early in the third period to send the game into overtime. The Panthers center has six multi-point efforts in 2017-18 and he has accounted for 19 points in 17 outings.
Nov 15 - 9:25 AM

Aleksander Barkov picked up a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Barkov registered the primary assist on Evgenii Dadonov's game-tying goal in the second period and he added an empty-netter in the third period to make it 3-1 for his team. The Panthers center finished the game with a plus-4 rating and two shots on goal in 22:34 of ice time. Barkov now has four multi-point performances in his last nine games. He's up to five goals and a rock-solid 17 points in 15 games this season. Barkov flies under the radar because he plays for Florida, but he's clearly the real deal.
Nov 10 - 10:00 PM

Aleksander Barkov had a goal and three assists in Florida's 8-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.

The line of Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Evgenii Dadonov were extremely productive for the Panthers, but they were the only ones. Barkov finished the night with four points, Huberdeau had three points and had three points of his own. All three of those players played over 21 minutes in tonight's contest. They should all be owned in standard fantasy leagues. Barkov is up to four goals and 14 points in 11 games this season.
Oct 30 - 11:37 PM

Aleksander Barkov has averaged 22:31 of ice time per game so far this season.

Barkov is second among all forwards in average playing time per match behind only Edmonton's Connor McDavid (22:37). He has been seeing some extra action on the penalty kill lately because of injuries, but coach Bob Boughner wants his top center playing 20-22 minutes a night.
Oct 30 - 10:21 AM

Aleksander Barkov produced a goal and two assists in an 8-3 win against Anaheim on Thursday night.

Barkov has collected three goals and four helpers over a four-game point streak. He currently has 10 points through nine appearances in 2017-18. Barkov also has a plus-10 rating after he finished with a plus-3 on Thursday night.
Oct 27 - 9:07 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Jared McCann
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jamie McGinn
3Connor Brickley
4Denis Malgin
5Dryden Hunt
RW1Evgenii Dadonov
2Radim Vrbata
3Colton Sceviour
4Micheal Haley
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Michael Matheson
4Alex Petrovic
5Mark Pysyk
6Ian McCoshen
7MacKenzie Weegar
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Harri Sateri