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Barkov named NHL Second Star of the Week

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – APRIL 02: Aleksander Barkov #16 of the Florida Panthers scores the game-tying goal at 18:36 of the third period against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 02, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. The Panthers defeated the Devils 7-6 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov was named NHL Second Star of the Week after picking up 8 points in the Panthers last four games, all wins.

Led by Barkov, the Panthers clinched a playoff berth on Sunday with a 5-3 win over Buffalo.

The 26-year-old has 33 goals and 39 assists on the season and tied for the league lead in shorthanded goals with 4, ninth in points per game,

The Panthers return to the ice Tuesday where they’ll take on the Maple Leafs at FLA Live Arena.

Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 640.