Mathew Barzal

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Age 25 May 26, 1997
Coquitlam CAN
Center shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
187 lbs 85 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2024
Agent J.P. Barry
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 16
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New York Islanders logo

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Transaction History
Dec 2, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a power-play goal on nine shots and went minus-2 in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Nov 26, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal was credited with two assists during Friday's 3-2 victory over the host Blue Jackets.
Nov 21, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal was credited with an assist during Monday's 3-2 overtime victory over the host Maple Leafs.
Nov 19, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored two goals Saturday in a 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Nov 14, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal registered two assists in Monday's 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 7, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal produced three assists, five shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal was credited with two assists during a 6-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday.
Oct 25, 2022 New York Islanders | Oliver Wahlstrom | Wahlstrom will get a chance to play on the top line with Mathew Barzal and Josh Bailey, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 23, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched two power-play assists and five shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Oct 21, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal earned an assist during the New York Islanders' 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.
Oct 20, 2022 New York Islanders | Anthony Beauvillier | Beauvillier was moved to the top line with Mathew Barzal and Kyle Palmieri on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Oct 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal was credited with an assist Thursday, but the New York Islanders fell to the Florida Panthers 3-1.
Oct 4, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzel inked an eight-year, $73.2 million contract extension with the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal wants to sign a long-term contract before the start of the season, according to Kevin Kurz of The Athletic.
May 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal finished the season by scoring only once in the last 15 games for the New York Islanders.
Apr 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal picked up three assists in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
Apr 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal only has 15 goals and 40 assists along with a rating of minus-15 in 71 games for the New York Islanders this season.
Apr 15, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal recorded an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Friday's 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Apr 2, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-0 win over the New York Rangers.
Mar 31, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Mar 24, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal produced two assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Mar 22, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal took a cut to his leg late in Tuesday's game versus the Ottawa Senators, but head coach Barry Trotz expects the center to be fine, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal added an assist in a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.
Mar 11, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) is in Friday's lineup against the Winnipeg Jets, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Mar 11, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) was ruled a game-time decision for Friday's tilt versus Winnipeg, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Mar 10, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not play Thursday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Mar 7, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not play in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, per Kevin Kurz of The Athletic.
Mar 5, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not participate in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.
Mar 5, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) was ruled a game-time call for Saturday's tilt against the St. Louis Blues, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Mar 3, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) is not expected to play Thursday for the New York Islanders when they take on the Vancouver Canucks, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 1, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not participate in Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Feb 27, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not play Sunday against the Anaheim Ducks.
Feb 26, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) didn't return to Saturday's game versus the Los Angeles Kings, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Feb 25, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched two assists, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Feb 22, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched an assist, four shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Feb 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal produced a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday.
Feb 12, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Feb 11, 2022 New York Islanders | Oliver Wahlstrom | Wahlstrom leads the New York Islanders in power-play goals with five and is tied with Mathew Barzal for the lead in power-play points with eight.
Feb 9, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Feb 1, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal added a goal in a 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.
Jan 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders won't play Seattle on Saturday due to inclement weather. The game was rescheduled for Feb. 2
Jan 24, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal have new wingers against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, Neil Best of Newsday reports.
Jan 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Kieffer Bellows | Bellows was playing on the top line with Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee in the New York Islanders 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Jan 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal netted a goal in a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.
Dec 30, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal had a goal and two assists -- one on the power play -- as well as eight shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Dec 28, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders will not play the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal was activated from the COVID-19 list Sunday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dec 24, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (COVID-19 protocols) and the New York Islanders will not face Buffalo on Monday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 20, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (COVID-19 protocols) and the New York Islanders won't play the Washington Capitals on Thursday due to a COVID-19 related postponement, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Dec 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Mat Barzal has entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocol and will not play Tuesday against the Detroit Red Wings.
Dec 12, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal extended his point streak to six games with two assists in Saturday's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Dec 5, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal recorded two assists, including one on the power play, in Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Dec 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal recorded two power-play assists and three shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 27, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | The Islanders' games Sunday against the New York Rangers and Tuesday at Philadelphia have been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
Nov 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal stated Friday that he would play in the Olympics should Team Canada ask him, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 15, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nov 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal will play in his 300th career game as the New York Islanders take on the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal produced two assists and three shots on goal in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Oct 24, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 2-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Oct 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and led all players with nine shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Columbus.
Oct 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on three shots and had two PIM in Thursday's 6-3 loss to Carolina. He also went 10-for-16 in the faceoff circle.
Jun 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal collected two assists and had two shots Wednesday in a 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6.
Jun 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on his lone shot in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4.
Jun 15, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2.
Jun 13, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on three shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1.
Jun 7, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in Monday's 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 5. He also had three shots and one hit.
Jun 5, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist, went plus-2 and added two PIM in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 4.
Jun 3, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots and added a pair of blocks Thursday in a 2-1 overtime loss to Boston in Game 3.
May 31, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched a power-play assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2.
May 20, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal collected two assists and five shots in a 5-4 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 3 on Thursday.
May 10, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
May 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
May 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (not injury related) will rejoin the New York Islanders' lineup for Thursday's game versus the New Jersey Devils, NHL.com reports.
May 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (undisclosed) is not on the ice for pregame warmups and appears set to miss Tuesday's game at Buffalo, Shannon Hogan of MSG Networks reports.
Apr 24, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal picked up an assist in a 6-3 loss to Washington on Saturday.
Apr 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal recorded two assists in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the New York Rangers.
Apr 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal registered a hat trick, added two assists and led all players with eight shots and a plus-5 rating in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Washington Capitals.
Mar 27, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal collected a goal and an assist with four shots in Saturday's 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh.
Mar 22, 2021 New York Islanders | Leo Komarov | Komarov played with Mathew Barzal on the top line the past two games, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders' game against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday has been postponed.
Mar 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Feb 25, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and added an assist in a 7-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday.
Feb 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal wasn't feeling any ill effects after getting cross-checked into the boards Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Feb 2, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders' games against the Buffalo Sabres scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday have both been postponed.
Feb 2, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders' Tuesday game versus Buffalo has been postponed.
Jan 31, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots and added an assist Sunday in a 4-3 overtime loss to Philadelphia. He also had four PIM and two hits.
Jan 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal tallied a goal and two assists in a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. He also led the team with five shots.
Jan 9, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (contract disupte) has signed a three-year, $21 million deal with the New York Islanders, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders have been keeping things very quiet in regards to their contract negotiations, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal's name is on the 38-player roster for the New York Islanders on Monday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 3, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal didn't report to Islanders training camp Sunday and is officially considered a holdout, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 1, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the New York Islanders are talking but a deal has yet to be reached for the 2020-21 season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 9, 2016 New York Islanders | Assigned C Mathew Barzal to Seattle (WHL).
Oct 5, 2015 New York Islanders | Assigned C Mathew Barzal to Seattle (WHL).
Sep 10, 2015 New York Islanders | Signed C Mathew Barzal to a three-year, entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Mathew Barzal
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New York Islanders New York Islanders logo 26 3 24 27 1 14
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2006-2007 Vancouver Vipers Brick Invitational 7 7 6 13 0
2009-2010 Burnaby Winter Club Bruins QC Int PW 7 11 11 22 4
2011-2012 Burnaby Winter Club U15 A1 PCBHL 51 55 98 153 0 Playoffs 6 6 9 15 0
2011-2012 Burnaby Winter Club U15 A1 John Reid Bantam 6 7 7 14 2 Playoffs 6 6 9 15 0
2012-2013 Coquitlam Express BCHL 6 0 2 2 6
2012-2013 Vancouver NE Chiefs U18 AAA BCEHL U18 34 29 74 103 34 Playoffs 3 3 3 6 0
2012-2013 Team British Columbia WCCC-16 4 3 5 8 0
2013-2014 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 59 14 40 54 20 Playoffs 9 1 5 6 0
2013-2014 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 3 1 4 6
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 2 5 7 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Team White U18-Dev 3 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 44 12 45 57 20 Playoffs 6 4 4 8 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 3 9 12 0
2015-2016 Canada U20 WJC-20 5 2 1 3 0
2015-2016 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 58 27 61 88 58 Playoffs 18 5 21 26 0
2015-2016 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 2 2 2
2016-2017 New York Islanders NHL 2 0 0 0 6 18 0.00 10.90 -37.27 26.74 -18.87 0.00 0.00
2016-2017 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 41 10 69 79 20 Playoffs 16 7 18 25 0
2016-2017 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 3 5 8 4
2016-2017 Seattle Thunderbirds M-Cup 3 0 2 2 2 Playoffs 16 7 18 25 0
2017-2018 New York Islanders NHL 82 22 63 85 30 1,122 55.75 51.64 8.29 51.86 6.87 0.86 2.89
2017-2018 Canada WC 10 0 7 7 4
2018-2019 New York Islanders NHL 82 18 44 62 46 1,149 51.65 52.66 2.11 51.61 5.35 0.73 2.04 Playoffs 8 2 5 7 0
2019-2020 New York Islanders NHL 68 19 41 60 44 1,100 52.70 52.20 5.20 50.40 6.30 0.71 2.18 Playoffs 22 5 12 17 0
2020-2021 New York Islanders NHL 55 17 28 45 48 830 61.30 57.20 9.00 53.10 7.40 1.08 2.46 Playoffs 19 6 8 14 0
2021-2022 New York Islanders NHL 73 15 44 59 18 1,046 51.70 49.10 2.60 48.90 4.10 0.69 2.01
2021-2022 Canada WC 9 2 6 8 4
2022-2023 New York Islanders NHL 26 3 24 27 14
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Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date October 4, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent J.P. Barry
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Standard Contract | 8 Years $73,200,000 11.09% of cap space
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Contract History

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date January 9, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Standard Contract | 3 Years $21,000,000 8.59% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
RFA
AAV $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $7,000,000 $10,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $10,000,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $10,000,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date September 10, 2015
Agent J.P. Barry
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,589,999 1.30% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
RFA
AAV $1,325,000 $1,294,167 $1,263,333 $1,263,333 $1,263,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $400,000 $400,000 $400,000
Base Salary $0 $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $925,000 $832,500 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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