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ALEKSANDER BARKOV RUMORS

Barkov scores on contract day, Panthers beat Maple Leafs 5-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, and the Florida Panthers rolled into the All-Star break on another good note by topping the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 Tuesday night. Reilly Smith and Jussi Jokinen each had a goal and an assist for Florida, which improved to 20-0-1 when scoring at least three times. Roberto Luongo made 22 saves for...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Aleksander Barkov helps Panthers roll right through Maple Leafs before break

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, and the Florida Panthers rolled into the All-Star break on another good note by topping the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 Tuesday night.Reilly Smith and Jussi Jokinen each had a goal and an assist for Florida, which improved to 20-0-1 when scoring at least three times.Roberto Luongo made 22 saves for...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers lock up Aleksander Barkov with 6-year deal

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- As the Florida Panthers were announcing a deal Tuesday that will pay Aleksander Barkov about $35 million over the next six years, the young center could not wait to get off the dais and back to his routine.The reason was simple. There was a game to get ready for."I feel safe," Barkov said, "but I'm not going to stop working."And that sort of thinking is just...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers announce 6-year extension with Aleksander Barkov

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) The Florida Panthers have signed center Aleksander Barkov to a six-year contract extension. The team announced the $35 million deal Tuesday, one day after the 20-year-old standout revealed the agreement on Twitter. Barkov was the No. 2 overall pick by the Panthers in the 2013 draft, with 12 goals and 18 assists in his first 38 appearances this season. Barkov...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Just how good is Aleksander Barkov’s new deal?

Sasha. Sasha Barkov. Aleksander Aleksandrovich Barkov Jr. You are going to be hearing that name for quite a while, so you might as well get used to the name. Barkov just inked himself a six-year deal with a $35 million total. His AAV on the deal will be $5.9 million. For a potential number one center, that has to be a pretty good number for the Panthers, who really want to lock down...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers sign Aleksander Barkov to six-year, $35.4 million extension

The Florida Panther have locked up Aleksander Barkov for six more seasons.According to a report by George Richards of the Miami Herald, the Panthers have signed the center to a six-year, $35.4 million deal.Barkov's new deal will kick in next season and will carry a $5.9 million AAV until the 2022 season. Barkov is the Panthers' second forward under the age of 25 to sign a long-term...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Power Rankings: Barkov howls

In this week’s edition of the NHL Power Rankings, Washington, Dallas, and St. Louis all stayed put in the top three, but Florida and Los Angeles made a surge into the top five. Aleksander Barkov has erupted over the past two games, and he is certainly someone to watch moving forward considering his potential to be an NHL superstar. I’m looking forward to bringing more good news...
Via isportsweb.com
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Panthers’ goals are more exciting in Spanish

Aleksander Barkov’s goal against the LA Kings was pretty good, but the real highlight of this clip comes from Arley Londono. The Spanish announcer was brought back into the mix with the Panthers in an attempt to connect to Spanish-speaking fans in Florida and so far it’s been a joy to hear his excitement. One of the best parts of international soccer are the amazing goal calls...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Aleksander Barkov among top 2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Sleepers

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...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Quiet Aleksander Barkov not so quiet when it comes to national pride

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 of a strong rookie campaign...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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