Aleksander Barkov scored and Roberto Luongo made 21 saves as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Tomas Fleischmann, Derek MacKenzie and Jimmy Hayes each scored for Florida. Florida has won six of seven against the Sharks.
Joe Thornton scored for the Sharks. Antti Niemi had 26 saves.
The Panthers entered the game...
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Aleksander Barkov – Florida Panthers, C 2013-14 Stats: 8 G, 16 A, 24 P, 54 GP The second overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Barkov is actually set for his 4th season of pro hockey. The native of Finland played two seasons with his hometown Tappara Tampere prior to his NHL debut with the Panthers last year. The Panthers won’t be great this season, but they’ll lean on...
Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov sustained a knee injury during the 2014 Winter Olympics, as a member of Finland's team. According to Ryan Dadoun of NBC Sports, Barkov attended the Panthers' development camp last week, but was unable to complete the last two days. Barkov has been working to recover from the injury for the last five months, although he still has...
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Over the next week, the future stars of the Florida Panthers will gather for the team's annual development camp in Coral Springs.
Former first-round picks Aaron Ekblad (No. 1 overall, 2014) and Aleksander Barkov (No. 2 overall, 2013) highlight a camp roster filled with both future stars and hopeful tryouts.
For Ekblad, a defenseman, Monday's opening...
Finland forward Aleksander Barkov has been ruled out for the rest of the Sochi Games with a lower-body injury.
Barkov was hurt during Friday's win over Norway.
The Finns play Canada on Sunday in the final game of the preliminary round.
Barkov was drafted No. 2 overall in 2013 by the Florida Panthers. The 18-year-old Brakov has eight goals and 24 points in 54 games this season...
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February 16, 2014
Florida Panthers rookie center Aleksander Barkov has been ruled out after sustaining a lower-body injury against the Buffalo Sabres.
The Panthers announced the news early in the second period of their game on Tuesday night. It's unclear when Barkov was hurt or the severity of the injury. He did have an assist on Sean Bergenheim's goal late in the first period that tied the...
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January 21, 2014
Florida Panthers rookie Aleksander Barkov will get a shot at gold after all.
The 18-year-old Finn received the call to join his countrymen at next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Also headed to Sochi is Panthers winger Tomas Kopecky, who will represent Slovakia.
Prior to knowing his fate with Team Finland, the quiet Barkov agreed representing Finland in Russia would...
Ask anyone in the Florida Panthers dressing room about rookie Aleksander Barkov and they will share the same anecdote: The Finn is quiet. Very quiet.
Not so much when it comes to national pride, especially with gold on the line.
"It's a big rivalry. It always has been," Barkov said. "We hate Swedes and Swedes hate us."
If the 18-year-old was not in the midst...
Aleksander Barkov, from the Florida Panthers left Thursday nights game during the third period against the Winnipeg Jets with what looked to be a lower body injury. He did not return for the rest of the game and it was confirmed after the game that he indeed suffered a minor lower body injury. He is expected to be okay and to make a quick recovery.According to sacbee.com Barkov...