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Aleksander Barkov

Aleksander Barkov  #16

NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1995  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Tampere, Finland
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: FLA / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Recorded first career multi-goal game (2G), March 28 at MTL...Recorded two assists and set a new career-high in assists with his 17th March 26 at TOR... Set new career-high in points (25), with a goal March 17 vs. MTL...Scored game-winning goal March 12 vs. WPG...Recorded his ninth goal of the year to pass his career-high in goals (8, 2013-14) Feb. 21 vs. OTT...Recorded a goal Feb. 5 vs. LAK...Recorded a goal Feb. 2 at NYR...Recorded points in two consecutive games (1-1 2) Jan. 27-29... Had three-point game (1-2 3) Jan. 27 vs. DET...Recorded points in three consecutive games Jan. 13 - 17...Scored game-winning goal Jan. 8 at VAN...Recorded points in back-to-back games (0-2 2) Dec. 31 - Jan. 2...Recorded an assist and the shootout winner Dec. 22 vs. PIT...Recorded his first goal of the season and three shots Oct. 21 at COL. Notes: @BarkovSasha95...2014-15 led all Finnish NHLers in goals (16)...Won Bronze Medal with teammate Jussi Jokinen at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games
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It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy.  Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.

— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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