Barkov scored a goal and added a power-play assist during Friday's loss to Minnesota. Since returning from a back injury, Barkov has totaled eight goals, 14 points and 36 shots through 15 games. He's an emerging star, and injuries have been the only thing to slow the 21-year-old pivot down the past two seasons. View Barkov as a set-and-forget player in seasonal leagues and a worthwhile option in daily contests when the matchup is favorable.
Barkov netted the game-winning goal and had an assist Saturday against the Kings. Barkov has been dynamite since returning from injury, notching five goals and eight points in six games. The top-line center is using his size and strength to become an absolute force who is impossible to knock off the puck. The 21-year-old is basically producing at a point-per-game pace this season and is only going to get better. He's a must-start every night the Panthers are in action.
Barkov scored two goals and added an assist Wednesday in a 6-5 overtime win over San Jose Barkov has been a beast since returning from a 15-game injury absence, producing six points across a four-game point streak. The Finn's 33 points in 40 contests amounts to a 68-point pace over a full season, which would best his career high of 59 set last year. Barkov probably won't get there due to missing so much time, but it's a fantastic sign that he's continuing to develop and trend positively at just 21 years old.
Barkov (back) posted an assist, plus-1 rating, three shots on goal, a blocked shot and a minor penalty in Friday's 2-1 win against the Ducks. Barkov missed 15 games due to injury, but he was right back in the mix. Before his injury on Dec. 28 he was leading the team with 27 points in 36 games. He was very involved in his return and did not appear to play with any limitations. It's safe to get him active in all fantasy leagues if you haven't already done so.
Barkov (back) will return to the lineup for Friday's matchup with Anaheim. Barkov, who has missed the last 15 outings, was red hot prior to getting hurt, as he had tallied 12 points in 11 games, including a goals and two helpers with the man advantage. The 21-year-old is seeing ice time in all three phases of the game, averaging 19:12 on the year, and should continue to get plenty of opportunities to find the back of the net. Barkov's ability to write his name on the scoresheet will likely get a boost from the return of Jonathan Huberdeau (achilles) to the Panthers game-day roster.
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