Panthers Captain Aleksander Barkov Wins NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

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Panthers Captain Aleksander Barkov Wins NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
Panthers Captain Aleksander Barkov Wins NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

SUNRISE (CBSMiami) – Florida Panthers first year captain Aleksander Barkov just completed quite the NHL season. Barkov, 23, set career highs in goals and assists (35g 61a) while setting a new Panthers franchise record for scoring with 96 points. He played in all 82 games for Florida and only accumulated eight penalty minutes despite logging the second-most total ice time among all NHL forwards. In recognition for such an amazing season, Barkov was named the winner of the NHL's Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded to the “player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.” Barkov is just the second player in

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