Mathew Barzal

Islanders' Barzal out indefinitely with lower-body injury

By: Canadian Press

Barzal appeared to take a knee-on-knee hit and left the ice immediately.

February 20, 2023

Islanders agree to terms with Barzal on 8-year extension

By: Canadian Press

Barzal has led the team in scoring, or been tied for the lead, every season since he became a full-time NHL player in 2017-18.

October 4, 2022

Road Warriors | Part IV

By: NHLPA Staff

Mat Barzal, Auston Matthews, Ryan O'Reilly and Jaccob Slavin share a few of their favourite old stories from the road!

August 7, 2020

My first screen name

By: NHLPA Staff

Do you remember your first screen name?

June 26, 2020

My first date | Part II

By: NHLPA Staff

Players share their first-date stories in the spirit of Valentine's Day!

February 14, 2020

My first kiss

By: NHLPA Staff

Love is in the air with Valentine's Day approaching, so we asked players if they could remember their first smooch!​​​​​​​

February 10, 2020

One minute with Mathew Barzal

By: NHLPA Staff

It's one size fits all when it comes to nicknames in the New York Islanders' locker room, apparently.

November 11, 2019

My first hockey equipment

By: NHLPA Staff

From building their own pads to having to make do with their older brothers' gear, players fondly reminisce on their first pieces of hockey equipment.

October 24, 2019

NHL Notebook: Youngsters interested in CBA, Ottawa attendance, desperate Devils

By: Canadian Press

Matt Duchene remembers feeling like he was in way over his head.

October 16, 2019

Barzal on Bear's skills camp: If I could spend a month there, I would

By: Chris Lomon

For the Indigenous youth, the hockey camp in Ochapowace First Nation affords them the chance to dream big. For Mathew Barzal, it’s a chance to make lifelong connections.

August 13, 2019

My Top 5 | Mat Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

Here are a handful of cool facts about the Islanders' talented young forward. And as you’ll see, five is a perfect number to note when you talk Barzal.

April 23, 2019

Player of the Week | Mathew Barzal

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Mathew Barzal came out of the holiday break on a tear with a pair of performances that helped him co-lead the week's scoring.

December 31, 2018

A Season To Remember For Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

Barzal, who became the seventh rookie in NHL history with at least 20 goals and 60 assists, and just the second to notch three five-point games, was humbled after being named the 2018 Calder Trophy recipient.

June 28, 2018

My Top 5 | Rookie Goal-scorers

By: Chris Lomon

These young guns have taken their best shot, literally, in 2017-18. While they might be short on NHL experience, this handful (plus one) of rookies is seriously big on talent.

December 26, 2017

Tavares a Leader Both On and Off the Ice for Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

His mere presence makes even the steeliest of competitors uncomfortable. But when it comes to his teammates, John Tavares has quite the opposite effect.

December 5, 2017

My Top 5 | Mathew Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

Three of them are Ted Lindsay Award recipients, three are still active NHL players. Find out who cracks Mathew Barzal's Top 5 hockey idols growing up!

November 28, 2017

Player of the Week | Mathew Barzal

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Mathew Barzal was in all the right places Sunday night, picking up five assists to make New York Islanders history as part of an impressive seven-point week, which helped the Coquitlam, B.C. native gain serious traction among the rankings of rookie point-getters.

November 6, 2017