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Mathew Barzal

Born:May 26, 1997Draft:2015 Islanders, 16th Overall
Hometown:Coquitlam, BC, CANPosition:Centre
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:New York Islanders

Mathew Barzal (born May 26, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Barzal was selected by the Islanders in the first round, 16th overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie in 2017–18, becoming the fifth Islanders player to win the award.

Mathew Barzal New York Islanders
Mathew Barzal, New York Islanders (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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  • 2013-14 U18 WJC Bronze Medal
  • 2014-15 Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal
  • 2014-15 U18 WJC Bronze Medal
  • 2015-16 WHL (West) First All-Star Team
  • 2016-17 U20 WJC Silver Medal
  • 2016-17 WHL (West) First All-Star Team
  • 2016-17 WHL Champion
  • 2016-17 WHL Playoffs MVP
  • 2017-18 NHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2017-18 NHL Rookie of the Month (January)
  • 2017-18 NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Memorial Trophy)
  • 2018-19 NHL All-Star Game
  • 2019-20 NHL All-Star Game