|Assets:||Has tremendous offensive instincts and hockey sense. Also boasts pretty good size. Can score more goals at lower levels than the average defenseman.|
|Flaws:||Needs to round out his game a little more. Could stand to use the body more in order to keep opposing forwards honest. Also needs to bulk up.|
|Career Potential:||Talented defenseman with upside.|
|AHL||Eddie Shore Trophy||2011-12|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2011-12|
|AHL||Second All-Star Team||2012-13|
|QMJHL||Second All-Star Team||2009-10|
|6/28/2014||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract extension.|
|11/21/2013||Missed 2 games (lower body injury).|
|11/16/2013||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/16/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year two-way contract.|
|7/01/2013||Tampa Bay Lightning tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/14/2013||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|4/08/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/25/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/26/2010||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|5/28/2010||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/15/2009||Returned to his junior team (Moncton-QMJHL).|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round (152nd overall) in 2008.|
Mark Barberio re-signs with the Lightning | 06/27/2014 7:56 PM
NewsThe Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Mark Barberio to a one-year/one-way contract.
Erik Erlendsson on Twitter
ImpactIn the middle of the NHL draft, the Lightning thought that this announcement was so important, it had to be done now. Barberio had five goals and 10 points in 49 games this season and should be a five-six defenseman with Tampa Bay in the 2014-15 season.
Barberio suits up in his 1st NHL playoff game | 04/21/2014 11:21 AM
NewsMark Barberio made his NHL postseason debut in Game 3.
ImpactHe filled in for Sami Salo, who sat with an upper-body injury. The Montreal-native was a little too wired for the contest and he posted six penalty minutes.
Mark Barberio back in press box Tuesday | 04/02/2014 11:07 AM
NewsMark Barberio got back into Tampa Bay's lineup on Sunday after sitting for nine straight games in the press box.
ImpactThe Lightning dressed seven defensemen in the contest. Barberio returned to being a healthy scratch in Tuesday's win over Montreal, but coach Jon Cooper said it wasn't because of his performance. "I thought Mark played extremely well," Cooper said. "He was jumping into plays, and he probably had a couple of our best chances to score. I thought he was very good at breaking pucks out, and it's good to have guys that you can plug in." Barberio has 10 points and a plus-12 rating in 48 games this campaign.
Mark Barberio has been trending upward | 01/27/2014 10:29 AM
NewsMark Barberio has been earning his spot in Tampa Bay's lineup after he was a frequent healthy scratch earlier in the year.
ImpactHe has also started contributing offensively with three goals and one assist in his past four outings. Barberio has eight points and a plus-16 rating in 34 games this season. He never doubted his ability to succeed at the NHL level, but his growing comfort level has helped him make noticeable improvements.
Mark Barberio scores first two NHL goals | 01/20/2014 10:16 AM
NewsMark Barberio can finally get a haircut.
ImpactThe Tampa Bay defenseman scored his first two career goals to help the Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Sunday and move into a tie for first place in the Atlantic Division. Barberio promised himself as a minor leaguer two years ago that he wouldn't cut his hair until he made it to the NHL and scored there. Now it's time for those shoulder-length locks to come off. "I was just going to let it grow, and I think it's gotten a little too long," Barberio said. "It's got to go, though," he added. "I made a promise."
Mark Barberio plays with Brewer injured | 12/24/2013 7:13 AM
NewsMark Barberio suited up on Monday after sitting the past two games as a healthy scratch.
ImpactHe got to play because of an upper-body injury to Eric Brewer. Barberio logged 13:46 of ice time and he concluded the game with a plus-3 rating.
| 11/22/2013 2:51 AM
NewsMark Barberio returned to action on Thursday November 21.
Barberio questionable Saturday v Coyotes | 11/16/2013 11:42 AM
NewsMike Barberio is listed as questionable for Saturday night's contest against Phoenix due to a lower-body injury.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe left Thursday's game with the injury and did not practice on Friday. Barberio has played well in spurts this season and has shown some offensive talent making him a lesser-known sleeper candidate once he returns to health.
Mark Barberio sustains unknown injury Thurs. | 11/15/2013 8:00 AM
NewsMark Barberio missed most of the third period on Thursday because of an undisclosed injury.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe sat out the last 12 minutes of the final frame, but the injury is believed to be minor in nature. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Barberio impresses Bolts' coaches | 11/03/2013 11:55 AM
NewsMark Barberio impressed the Tampa coaching staff with his performance against the Blues Saturday night.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe registered his first career point (an assist) Saturday and jumped up into the play and created offense from the back end. Lightning coach Jon Cooper is obviously a fan. "He's got a dynamic part to his game,' Cooper said. "He can skate, he can move pucks, he jumps into plays, he's got a big-time offensive side to him. I thought he did an exceptional job." High praise indeed. Barberio also has a strong offensive track record in the minors. Last season he registered 42 points in 73 games with Syracuse and the year before he recorded a very impressive 61 points in 74 games with Norfolk. If you are looking for a sleeper defenceman pickup, Barberio may be your man.
Mark Barberio awaits next action with Bolts | 10/16/2013 10:37 AM
NewsMark Barberio hasn't played since opening night.
ImpactHe got into the lineup because of an injury to Sami Salo. He's been staying ready at practice for his next opportunity. "I've experienced this before, so I just have to make sure I stick with it, and if I do get a shot that I'm ready," Barberio said.
Mark Barberio may stay up with Lightning | 09/11/2013 8:48 AM
NewsMark Barberio may get a shot to stick with the Tampa Bay Lighting out of training camp.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe has to clear waivers to be sent down to the minors this year and he could end up getting claimed. Barberio generated 42 points in 73 games with AHL Syracuse in 2012-13 and the year before that he amassed 61 points in 74 minor-league contests. He suited up in two games with the Lightning last year.
Tampa Bay signs Mark Barberio | 07/16/2013 4:52 PM
NewsMark Barberio has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
ImpactBarberio had 42 points and 44 penalty minutes in 73 AHL games last season. He also made his NHL debut in 2013 and ended up with no points in two contests.
Mark Barberio gets QO from Lightning | 07/01/2013 2:08 PM
NewsMark Barberio has received a qualifying offer from Tampa Bay.
ImpactHe recorded eight goals and 42 points in 73 games with AHL Syracuse last season and appeared in two games with the Lightning.
Tampa Bay summons Mark Barberio | 04/08/2013 4:12 PM
NewsMark Barberio has been called up by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
ImpactBarberio has 40 points and 44 penalty minutes in 70 AHL games this season. He might make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
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|Shorthanded Goals||0||2 times-last:at Cgy||last:Oct 21||0|
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|Shots||1||at Edm||Oct 20||5|
|Penalty Minutes||28||2013-14 (TB)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2013-14 (TB)|
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