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Jeff Skinner | Winger | #53

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (7) / CAR
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Jeff Skinner scored a goal and added an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes topped the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Thursday night.
Skinner broke a scoreless tie in the second period off of a nice slap shot. He also assisted on Justin Williams' game-winner a minute into the third and led his team in shots with four. He now as three goals and four points in five games so far this season. He is coming off 37 goals last year, so is a quality fantasy asset. Oct 19 - 11:43 PM

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Jeff Skinner played in his 500th NHL game on Saturday.

The Hurricanes fixture popped a power play goal to celebrate the accomplishment but that was all the scoring the Canes were able to produce in a 2-1 loss to the Jets. He has two goals this season as he looks for another 30 goal season.
Oct 16 - 7:45 AM

Jeff Skinner was the only Carolina Hurricanes player to score in a 2-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.

Skinner tied the game for Carolina almost two minutes after the Jets opened the scoring in the first. The forward has now scored in back-to-back games for the Hurricanes.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 14 - 10:16 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Skinner's first goal of the 2017-18 season tied the game at one at 18:35 mark of the third period. He finished the game with five shots on goal and a plus-1 rating in 17:23 of ice time. Skinner now has one goal and no assists in two games. Skinner has scored 28 and 37 goals over the last two season, so there's a good chance he'll be close to 30 again this season.
Oct 10 - 10:11 PM

Jeff Skinner was an alternate captain for the first time last season and he enjoyed the experience.

"As a player and person you always look to continue to grow and develop," Skinner said. "As a player, I've now been around a little bit of a longer time than most guys here. You try and kind of be a good role model, and anything you see them going through that you went through hopefully you can have a positive impact on them like the older guys had a positive impact on me." He added that he learned a great deal from Eric Staal. The Hurricanes will have a captain this year and Skinner will be among the candidates to wear the "C" along with Jordan Staal, Victor Rask, Justin Faulk and perhaps Jaccob Slavin.
Sep 11 - 11:01 AM

Jeff Skinner has 17 goals in his last 18 games.

The red-hot Hurricane has 37 goals this season and needs a hat trick on Sunday in the season's finale to reach the 40 goal mark. The way Skinner has been scoring of late, nothing is beyond his reach. Skinner missed three games earlier in the season and has 63 points in 78 games. He should be taken in the sixth or seventh round if you play multiple categories next season.
Apr 9 - 7:09 AM

Jeff Skinner scored two goals in a 5-4 shootout loss to St. Louis Saturday night.

Skinner has 37 goals and 63 points in 78 games this season. Joakim Nordstrom and Klas Dahlbeck also found the back of the net for Carolina. Brett Pesce registered two assists, giving him 20 points in 81 contests.
Apr 8 - 10:38 PM

Jeff Skinner and his teammates could not beat Jaroslav Halak in a 3-0 loss to the New York Islanders on Thursday.

Skinner entered the contest with 12 goals in his previous 11 games but Halak was having none of it tonight. Skinner is up to 35 goals and 61 points in 77 games this season, turning into an elite goal scorer. He finished the game with four shots on goal, one shy of Justin Faulk who had a team high five.
Apr 6 - 10:01 PM

Jeff Skinner picked up two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Skinner picked up all three of his points in a crazy six-goal opening period. His two goals came less than three minutes apart near the end of the frame. He also picked up the primary assist on Lee Stempniak's goal earlier on. Skinner finished the game with a plus-1 rating and five shots on goal in 18:54 of ice time. He's picked up at least one point in 10 of his last 12 games, and he's up to 35 goals and 61 points in 76 contests.
Apr 4 - 11:17 PM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net in the Hurricanes' 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Justin Faulk scored the Hurricanes' other goal. Elias Lindholm assisted on both of Carolina's markers. He's up to 11 goals and 45 points in 68 contests in 2016-17.
Apr 2 - 8:43 PM

Jeff Skinner compares surprisingly well to some of the more publicized players in his draft year when it comes to goal scoring.

Skinner, who was selected seventh in the 2010 draft has scored 175 goals in 491NHL games. That compares well to Taylor Hall's (selected first in 2010) 151 goals in 448 games, Tyler Seguin's (selected second in 2010) 188 goals in 425 games and Ryan Johansen's (selected fourth in 2010) 100 goals in 428 games. What is even more impressive in Skinner's situation is that he has generally played with less talented players than the others over his NHL career. Let's hear it for Jeff Skinner!
Apr 1 - 9:12 AM

Jeff Skinner picked up a goal and an assist in a 2-1 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.

Skinner caught a lucky break by bouncing the puck in off a Blue Jackets defender and passed Korpisalo for his 32nd of the year. Skinner is hot for the Hurricanes with 17 points in his last 14 games. He has turned it on over the last month and is on pace for the best season of his career with 62 points in 79 games (0.78 points-per-game). His assist came on Noah Hannifin's game-winning overtime goal.
Mar 30 - 9:47 PM

Jeff Skinner has found the back of the net nine times in his last eight contests.

Skinner is a big reason why Carolina has been able to go 7-0-3 in their last 10 games. The 'Canes forward is currently riding a six-game point streak and He's up to 30 goals and 54 points in 70 games this season. It's the third time in his career that he's hit the 30-goal mark. Skinner scored 31 goals in his rookie season (2010-11) and 33 goals in 2013-14.
Mar 27 - 10:20 AM

Jeff Skinner's 30th goal of the season helped Carolina to a 3-1 win over New Jersey Saturday.

Skinner has been red-hot of late with seven goals in his last five games to get to the magical 30 goal mark. It's the third time in seven NHL seasons that Skinner has hit the mark and his 54 points has been bettered only in his rookie season when he had 63. He should be started in most pools with some depth.
Mar 26 - 7:18 AM

Jeff Skinner has six goals and eight points in his last five games.

That's brought Skinner up to 29 goals and 53 points in 69 contests this season. This is the third time in four seasons that Skinner has reached the 50-point milestone. If he can score one more goal then this will also be the third time in his career that he's reached the 30-goal mark.
Mar 24 - 9:22 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Victor Rask
2Jordan Staal
3Derek Ryan
4Marcus Kruger
5Martin Necas
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Sebastian Aho
3Janne Kuokkanen
4Joakim Nordstrom
5Brock McGinn
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Justin Williams
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Lee Stempniak
5Josh Jooris
D1Justin Faulk
2Jaccob Slavin
3Brett Pesce
4Noah Hanifin
5Trevor van Riemsdyk
6Haydn Fleury
7Klas Dahlbeck
G1Scott Darling
2Cam Ward