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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
30-8-3 63
27-14-3 57
25-12-5 55
25-10-3 53
22-16-2 46
17-15-7 41
16-20-7 39
10-27-4 24

2021 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 19 34 5 17:05 22

Top Ivan Barbashev News

  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Explodes with four points

    Barbashev scored twice on four shots, dished two assists, went plus-4 and added three hits in Monday's 5-3 win over the Predators.

    Barbashev sparked the Blues' first-period comeback with their first goal. He also scored what was the game-winner in the second period and set up linemate Brayden Schenn twice in the contest. Barbashev has often played as a center further down the lineup, but he was a first-liner Monday to great success. The 26-year-old's breakout season has seen him rack up 15 goals, 34 points, 64 shots on net, 63 hits and a plus-8 rating through 38 appearances. The Russian had never had more than 26 points in a campaign prior to 2021-22.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Beats buzzer in second period

    Barbashev scored a goal on three shots, went plus-2, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Friday's 5-1 win over the Capitals.

    Barbashev was able to sneak a puck past Ilya Samsonov in the final second of the second period, sapping the spirit of the Capitals just before the intermission. The 26-year-old forward has found success in a larger role since the start of December, picking up five goals and nine helpers in his last 12 games. He's at 13 tallies, 28 points, 56 shots on net, 55 hits and a plus-6 rating in 34 contests overall. With the Blues' forward group only missing Vladimir Tarasenko (COVID-19 protocols), Barbashev will have to stay productive to maintain top-six usage.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Removed from COVID-19 protocols

    Barbashev cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Thursday, per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    Barbashev logged three goals and eight assists in his nine December performances prior to entering the league's COVID-19 protocols. The 26-year-old has taken a major step forward this year after recording just 13 points through 42 games last season. He will look to continue his red-hot production against the Wild on Saturday.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Moved to COVID-19 list

    Barbashev was placed in COVID-19 protocols Sunday.

    Barbashev is enjoying a breakout season, racking up 11 goals and 25 points through 31 games. His status for Wednesday's game against the Oilers is currently up in the air.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Two-point effort in loss

    Barbashev picked up two assists, one short-handed, in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Jets.

    That's now three straight multi-point performances for the 26-year-old, who is capitalizing on the premium ice time that's become available with so many Blues regulars out of action. Over his last 12 games, Barbashev has recorded an impressive seven goals and 15 points.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: One of each in Friday's win

    Barbashev scored an empty-net goal on four shots and added an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Stars.

    Barbashev has three multi-point efforts in his last six games. The 26-year-old had a hand in Vladimir Tarasenko's second-period goal before adding an empty-netter in the third. Barbashev is up to 11 goals, 12 assists, 47 shots on net, 52 hits and a plus-3 rating in 30 contests. He's just three points shy of matching his career high.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Nabs two power-play assists

    Barbashev logged a pair of power-play assists and two hits in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Stars.

    Barbashev kept up his strong play of late, helping out on goals by Ryan O'Reilly and Vladimir Tarasenko in the third period. Barbashev and Tarasenko, with fellow Russian Pavel Buchnevich, have emerged as a reliable scoring line for head coach Craig Berube. Barbashev is up to 10 goals, 11 assists, 43 shots on net, 51 hits and 16 PIM through 29 games. six of his points have come on the power play.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Breakout campaign continues

    Barbashev dished out two helpers in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Panthers.

    Known more for his physicality and two-way play than scoring, Barbashev put those traits on display as well, totaling six hits, two PIM and a plus-2 rating. The 25-year-old Moscow native has never scored more than 26 points in a season, but Barbashev is on pace to more than double that total with 17 points through 25 games, including four goals and three assists in the last six.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Three goals in last two games

    Barbashev scored twice Saturday in a 6-3 win over St. Louis.

    He scored on a rebound with a one-handed tip-in early in the second that put the Blues up 2-1. And then he pushed the score to 6-2 late in the third. Barbashev has three goals in his last two games and a solid 13 points (seven goals, six assists) in 21 games. If he sustains this pace, Barbashev will flirt with a possible 50-point season. And that's from the middle six. He's a sneaky fantasy play.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Finds twine Sunday

    Barbashev scored a goal on his last shot in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Oilers.

    Barbashev is skating in the middle six, and he's averaged a career-high 16:20 of ice time thus far. The 25-year-old is producing, too, putting up four goals and five assists across 14 games. His role is secure in the short term, but the Blues are deep at forward and could shake things up at the first sign of trouble.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Notches assist in win

    Barbashev produced an assist and four PIM in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Sharks.

    Barbashev set up Pavel Buchnevich's second-period tally. With Brayden Schenn (upper body) leaving the contest early, Barbashev saw 18:39 of ice time. The Blues' center depth is getting thin with Ryan O'Reilly (COVID-19 protocols) also out, so Barbashev could be an option to center the second line Sunday if no one returns to the lineup. The Russian has impressed with seven points, 15 shots on net, 15 hits, eight PIM and a plus-7 rating in nine outings, putting him just three points shy of his output from 38 games last year.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Extends point streak with helper

    Barbashev registered an assist, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 3-0 win over the Kings.

    Barbashev has gotten on the scoresheet in all five games so far, logging three goals and two helpers. The 25-year-old has added a plus-6 rating, 10 shots on net, 10 hits and two PIM. His line with Vladimir Tarasenko and Robert Thomas has given the Blues three legitimate scoring lines as part of a deep offense for the Central Division's leading team.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Goals in three straight games

    Barbashev scored a shorthanded goal on two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Kings.

    Barbashev has tallied in three straight games, and his assist in the season opener has him on a four-game point streak. The Russian forward has been part of the Blues' impressive depth scoring to begin the year -- the team has tallied 22 times in four contests. While he's unlikely to play higher than the third line, Barbashev's mix of modest offense and solid physicality could earn him interest in deeper formats.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Fills empty cage

    Barbashev scored an empty-net goal on five shots in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights.

    Barbashev has opened the year with a three-game point streak, picking up two goals and an assist. His tally Wednesday was icing on the cake in a high-event battle between two of the Western Conference's better teams. The Russian has added five hits, eight shots on net and a plus-3 rating while mainly playing on the third line.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Nets insurance tally

    Barbashev scored a goal and went plus-2 in Monday's 7-4 win over the Coyotes.

    Barbashev tallied the last goal of the game at 12:25 of the third period to help secure the Blues' win. The Russian forward has started well this season with two points, four hits and three shots on goal through two contests. He's seen a third-line assignment, but it's unlikely he plays much higher up the lineup as more of a physical and defensive forward.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Registers power-play helper

    Barbashev produced a power-play assist, three hits, two shots on goal and two PIM in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Avalanche.

    Barbashev was on the ice at the tail-end of a power play when he set up David Perron's second goal of the game. A physical winger, Barbashev was limited to 12 points and 49 hits in 38 games last season. His career high is 26 points, so fantasy managers in deeper formats could roster him as a depth option for his heavy-hitting style.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Re-ups for two years

    Barbashev signed a two-year, $4.5 million extension with the Blues on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports.

    Barbashev's high-energy style is more useful on the ice than in the fantasy realm, though the 25-year-old Russian occasionally gets elevated into a top-six role to balance out the Blues' lines. He's getting a nice raise after just finishing out a two-year, $2.95 million contract.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Records helper in Game 1 loss

    Barbashev notched an assist in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Avalanche in Game 1.

    Barbashev set up Jordan Kyrou for the Blues' only goal in the second period. The 25-year-old Barbashev had 12 points and 49 hits in 38 regular-season contests, mostly in a fourth-line role. He started Game 1 on the second line with Tyler Bozak and Vladimir Tarasenko.

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  • Blues' Ivan Barbashev: Cashes in on rebound

    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.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Age: 26
Experience: 5
Shoots: Left