Aleksander Barkov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Barkov, Eriksson, Kopitar named Lady Byng finalists "Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar might need to find some extra room in his trophy case. Kopitar was named a finalist for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of..." April 30

  • Panthers place Aleksander Barkov on IR, recall Greg McKegg

    Sportsnet "The Florida Panthers have placed forward Aleksander Barkov on injured reserve, the team announced Sunday. Barkov hasn’t played since Feb. 8, when he was knocked out of the Panthers’ game against the Detroit Red Wings after taking a high hit from Justin Abdelkader (Watch the play at the top of..." February 15

  • Panthers’ Jokinen criticizes NHL over Barkov hit from Abdelkader

    Sportsnet "One day later the Florida Panthers were still seething about the Justin Abdelkader hit that sidelined top centre Aleksander Barkov with an upper-body injury. This time the frustration was directed at the NHL, with veteran forward Jussi Jokinen expressing frustration that the Detroit Red Wings..." February 10

  • No hearing scheduled for Abdelkader after Barkov hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "There’s no disciplinary hearing scheduled for Detroit forward Justin Abdelkader following his big check on Florida’s Aleksander Barkov last night, an NHL spokesman has confirmed. The incident, which occurred early in the second period, left Barkov woozy and forced him from the game entirely...." February 09

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    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    Panthers coach Gerard Gallant says Barkov is out tonight. No timeline for return, hopes it isn't long.