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Jack Skille | Winger | #8

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/19/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 216
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (7) / CHI
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Jack Skille (concussion) is listed on Colorado's injured reserve list.
He suffered a concussion last Thursday against Dallas and didn't play on Saturday as a result. Skille also didn't practice on Monday. Feb 9 - 3:08 PM

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Jack Skille will miss Saturday's tilt with Winnipeg due to a concussion.

Skille suffered the trauma during the third period of Thursday's match with Dallas. We'll keep you posted on his status. Chris Wagner will tag in and center the team's fourth line.
Feb 6 - 9:11 PM

Updating an earlier item, coach Patrick Roy expects Jack Skille to play Tuesday versus San Jose.

He sustained a back injury Saturday and didn't take part in Monday's optional skate, but Roy said that Skille should play.
Jan 25 - 2:30 PM

Jack Skille (back) doesn't appear to be seriously injured.

He was seen walking around after he was injured Saturday and it didn't look like the back injury he sustained was severe. Skille exited the match after he slammed into the end boards, but it's unclear if he'll be able to play Tuesday night.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 25 - 11:15 AM

Jack Skille exited Saturday's match with Dallas due to a back injury.

It was a short night for Skille who played just 66 seconds before leaving the game. No word yet on the extent of the injury but we'll keep you posted.
Jan 23 - 9:10 PM

Jack Skille picked up his 12h point of the year as the Avalanche beat the Predators 5-3 on Friday night.

With a goal and an assist across his 12 minutes of work, Skille had a very productive night to say the least. Though we wouldn't expect this kind of production again from him any time soon.
Jan 9 - 12:35 AM

Jack Skille scored a pair of goals in Colorado Avalanche's 7-4 loss to Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Skille scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season, giving him four goals in his last five games. John Mitchell and Erik Johnson were the other Avalanche goal scorers.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 12:31:00 AM

Jack Skille picked up his eighth point and four goal in Saturday's 5-1 win over Edmonton.

Skille has never been noted for his scoring prowess, but the former seventh overall draft pick in 2005 has still managed to put together a nice 272-game career thus far with 68 points.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 01:57:00 AM

Jack Skille still isn't taking anything for granted.

"Nothing's guaranteed and I'm not expecting it to be guaranteed and I'm not looking for someone to give me a pat on the back and say, 'You're good, you're safe,' because I know I'm not safe," he said. "I'm never going to be safe. And I'm going to keep playing that way." Skille earned a two-way contract with the Avalanche after attending camp on a professional tryout. He skated alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog earlier this week and he was playing with Matt Duchene and Landeskog during Thursday's win over Tampa Bay. Skille has played up and down the lineup and he has three points in nine games, so he's right to play every game like it could be his last.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 09:44:00 AM

Jack Skille is slated to start Tuesday's game versus Florida alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog.

"In these opportunities it's easy to think that you've got to change and kind of go up to their skill level, but I'm just going to do what got me there and what got me this opportunity and not change anything," Skille said. He has posted two goals and one helper in seven contests this year.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 06:28:00 PM

Jack Skille scored a goal in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Columbus.

Skille opened the scoring in the game, but it wasn't enough to earn his team the win. The 28-year-old has two goals and three points in seven games this season. He sees most of his ice time on the fourth line and won't be a viable fantasy option going forward.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 10:44:00 AM

Jack Skille scored his first goal as an Avalanche in Friday's 3-0 win over the Ducks.

The 28-year-old forward doesn't have much offensive upside or fantasy flare at this point, but it's always important for teams to receive production from their bottom-six as well. Perhaps now he can move out of his hotel.
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 01:34:00 AM

Jack Skille is still living in a hotel, while he tries to cement his role on the Colorado Avalanche.

"Nothing is guaranteed," said Skille, who received a two-way contract with the Avs after attending camp on a PTO. "Until I play well enough to stay and earn my keep — earn that right to get my own place — I can't be happy with what I've done so far." He has played well on Colorado's fourth line with John Mitchell and Cody McLeod early into the 2015-16 season. The trio has been given a shutdown role by coach Patrick Roy and they have chipped in offensively as well. Skille has one assist and four shots in two games.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 08:32:00 AM

Jack Skille has earned a one-year contract with Colorado.

He attended training camp on a professional tryout and even though he got injured, he showed enough to play his way onto the roster. In 45 games with Columbus last season, Skille recorded six goals and eight points.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 01:46:00 PM

Jack Skille has a minor hip injury and is being listed as day-to-day.

He was playing well at Colorado's training camp prior to the injury. Skille, who is play on a PTO, is looking to earn a contract with the Avalanche. He took part in Tuesday's practice, but didn't play with contact.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 10:46:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Alex Tanguay
3Blake Comeau
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Jack Skille
4Chris Wagner
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Nate Guenin
6Brad Stuart
7Andrew Bodnarchuk
8Chris Bigras
9Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard