Barbashev scored a goal on two shots, doled out two hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Wild. Barbashev led all Blues forward with 16:48 of ice time in Wednesday's dominant win. The 25-year-old has jumped into a top-line role recently with Vladimir Tarasenko (lower body) out. Through 37 contests, Barbashev has notched 11 points, a plus-4 rating, 42 shots on net and 48 hits. His grittier playing style is best deployed in a bottom-six capacity.
Barbashev (lower body) will play Monday in Los Angeles, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. The lower-body injury Barbashev picked up Saturday evidently wasn't too serious, as it won't force him to miss any additional time. He'll have some DFS appeal Monday, as Barbashev is slated to skate on the top line alongside Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron.
Barbashev suffered an apparent lower-body injury near the end of Saturday's game versus the Golden Knights, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Barbashev was seen struggling to get off the ice near the end of the game. Head coach Craig Berube didn't have an update on the Russian forward's status after the contest -- the earliest an assessment on Barbashev's injury could arrive is Sunday. The Blues are back in action versus the Kings on Monday.
Barbashev netted a power-play goal and three hits in Friday's 9-1 win over the Wild. Barbashev doesn't usually see power-play time, but his goal was the last in a game the Blues dominated wire-to-wire. It's his first point with the man advantage in his five-year career. The Russian forward has eight points, 28 shots on net, 29 hits and a plus-4 rating through 22 games.
Barbashev recorded an assist and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights. Barbashev picked up his first point in four games since he returned from an ankle injury that cost him 18 contests. The Russian forward has generated seven points, 27 shots on net, 26 hits and a plus-5 rating through 21 appearances this year. He's locked in to a bottom-six role, so Barbashev isn't likely to carry much fantasy appeal.
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