Mathew Barzal

New York Islanders logo
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

Transaction History
May 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal finished the season by scoring only once in the last 15 games for the Islanders.
Apr 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal picked up three assists in Thursday's 5-1 win over the 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 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 Canadiens.
Apr 2, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-0 win over the Rangers.
Mar 31, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal notched a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the 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 Red Wings.
Mar 22, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal took a cut to his leg late in Tuesday's game versus the 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 Ducks on Sunday.
Mar 11, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) is in Friday's lineup against Winnipeg, 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 Columbus, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Mar 7, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not play in Monday's game against Colorado, 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 St. Louis, 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 St. Louis, 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 Islanders when they take on the 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 Colorado, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Feb 27, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) will not play Sunday against the Ducks.
Feb 26, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (lower body) didn't return to Saturday's game versus the 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 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 Kraken.
Feb 17, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal produced a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over the 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 Flames.
Feb 9, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Canucks.
Feb 1, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal added a goal in a 4-1 win over the Senators on Tuesday.
Jan 28, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the 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 Flyers on Tuesday, Neil Best of Newsday reports.
Jan 13, 2022 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal netted a goal in a 3-2 win over the 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 Sabres.
Dec 28, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the Islanders will not play the Red Wings on Wednesday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 26, 2021 Activated 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 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 Islanders won't play the 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 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 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 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 Red Wings.
Nov 27, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | The Islanders' games Sunday against the 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 Lightning.
Nov 11, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal will play in his 300th career game as the Islanders take on the 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 Wild.
Oct 24, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 2-0 win over the 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 Tampa Bay 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 Tampa Bay 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 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 Tampa Bay 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 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 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 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 Bruins.
May 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-1 win over New Jersey on Saturday.
May 6, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal (not injury related) will rejoin the Islanders' lineup for Thursday's game versus the 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 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 Washington.
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 19, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the Islanders' game against Boston 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 Sabres.
Feb 25, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal scored a goal and added an assist in a 7-2 win over the 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 Islanders' games against the Sabres scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday have both been postponed.
Feb 2, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the 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 Capitals.
Jan 21, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal tallied a goal and two assists in a 4-1 win over New Jersey 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 Islanders, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Jan 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Mathew Barzal | Barzal and the 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 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 Islanders are talking but a deal has yet to be reached for the 2020-21 season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Nov 9, 2016 Assigned New York Islanders | assigned C Mathew Barzal to Seattle (WHL).
Oct 5, 2015 Assigned 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.
2021-2022 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 73 15 44 59 -15 18 1,046 51.70 49.10 2.60 48.90 4.10 0.69 2.01
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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
Mathew Barzal Stats by Elite Prospects | Mathew Barzal Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

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 8.48% 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
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

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
Clauses
UFA Year