Aleksander Barkov Player Info

Aleksander Barkov

#16

Position

Center

Shoots

Left

Salary

$5,825,000 Exp. 2024 (UFA)

Height

6'3"

Weight

210 lbs

Cap Hit

$5,825,000

Age

26

Birthplace

Tampere,
Finland

Clause

No Trade

Years Pro

9

Drafted

2013:R1 - 2nd

Status Report

ROTOWIRE / Thu, Apr 8

News

Henrique scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Impact

Henrique opened the scoring on a pass from Danton Heinen in the first period. The 31-year-old Henrique shares the Ducks' goal-scoring lead with Maxime Comtois -- both forwards have 11 this year. Henrique has added six helpers, 67 shots on net, 35 hits and a minus-9 rating through 36 games. The center has just two goals in his last eight appearances.

Aleksander Barkov Player Statistics

DATE OPP RESULT G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG TOI
15/01 at W 7-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:14
15/01 at W 7-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:14
15/01 at W 7-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:14
15/01 at W 7-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:14
15/01 at W 7-1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:14
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG SEASON
16 10 8 18 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 2021-2022
50 26 32 58 14 14 7 12 1 0 1 2020-2021
66 20 42 62 2 18 7 13 0 1 172 2019-2020
82 35 61 96 -3 8 13 18 0 1 0 2018-2019
79 27 51 78 9 14 5 12 5 0 0 2017-2018
66 28 31 59 18 8 9 7 1 1 0 2015-2016
71 16 21 37 -5 16 3 5 0 0 0 2014-2015
54 8 16 24 -4 10 4 3 0 0 0 2013-2014
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG PLAYOFF
6 1 6 7 -8 2 1 3 0 0 0 2020-2021
6 2 1 3 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2016

Aleksander Barkov Statistical Graphs

Aleksander Barkov Player Bio


Aleksander Barkov

ON-ICE VALUE
First-Line Center

STRENGTHS
Offensive Tools: Barkov is the total package as a forward. He diagnoses the play well, moves fluidly, flashes nice touch on his passes and converts at a stellar clip. He can hold his own in puck protection and his skating allows him to cover a ton of ground in a hurry. There’s basically nothing he can’t do on the attack.

Dependable: Though his defensive exploits are a bit overstated, he’s a diligent worker who can be deployed against the opposition’s best units. He’s particularly effective on the backcheck, where his wheels and reach shine. Moreover, he’s shifted from a liability at the dot to a center who claims nearly 55% of the faceoffs he takes. That’s phenomenal improvement.

Size: At 6’3” and 215 pounds, Barkov is a sturdy player who can combine his size, skating and puck skills to impose his will on the game. Defenders are virtually helpless once he’s in full flight. He can shield the puck from defenders or use his reach to disrupt the opposition’s possession with ease.

WEAKNESSES
Passive: While he’s a solid individual defender, his approach is so tentative that the Panthers are often forced to defend as a team for extended stretches. This wears you out and inevitably creates gaps that the opposition can capitalize on. With his size, reach and mobility, he should look to be more assertive and limit the time his club spends in its end.

Penalty Kill: Barkov is content to play the containment game on the PK as well. Needless to say, it doesn’t work. He needs to apply pressure and push the opposition into mistakes. Until he begins to do so, Florida will continue to concede too many high-danger chances and goals during his 4-on-5 shifts.

Awards

Frank J. Selke Trophy

Season Team
2020-2021 Florida Panthers

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

Season Team
2018-2019 Florida Panthers

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