Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Playing careerTBD–present PositionsCenterman
ShootsRight NameMathew Barzal
BornMay 26, 1997 (age 18)
Coquitlam, BC, CAN (1997-05-26) Weight181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb) NHL team (P)
Cur. teamNew York Islanders
Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) NHL Draft16th overall, 2015
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Mathew Barzal (born May 26, 1997) is a Canadian junior ice hockey centre. He is currently playing with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League (WHL) as a prospect of New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Barzal was selected by the New York Islanders in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
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Barzal was selected first overall by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft. In his rookie season with the Thunderbirds in the 2013–14 season, Barzal scored 14 goals and 40 assists for 54 points. He was ranked 7th in the NHL's midterm rankings].
On September 10, 2015, Barzal agreed to a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Islanders.
Barzal helped Team Canada capture the bronze medal at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships, and he has been invited to attend Canada’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp prior to the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.