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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 had one assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Skinner assisted on the Hurricanes' first goal of the night, courtesy of Noah Hanifin. However, the forward hasn't scored a goal in seven straight games. Skinner has nine goals and 16 points in 23 games this season. Nov 28 - 10:11 PM

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Jeff Skinner has been meshing well with new linemate Justin Williams.

The veteran Williams was recently moved to Skinner's line with Derek Ryan in the middle and they seemed to have clicked. Skinner had a pair of assists against Toronto Friday, as did Williams and the 25-year-old is up to nine goals and 15 points this season. Look for 30-35 goals and 50-60 points if Skinner can remain healthy.
Nov 26 - 7:58 AM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net for the second straight game on Monday.

Although Skinner has just two assists this season, he already has nine goals through 16 contests. He's reached the 30-goal milestone on three separate occasions and established a new career-high in 2016-17 with 37 markers. There's definitely the potential there for him to flirt with a new career-high this season.
Nov 14 - 6:48 AM

Jeff Skinner scored his eighth of the season Saturday in a losing cause.

Skinner snapped a four game goalless streak and has 10 points in 15 games. The talented winger is a sniper, setting a personal best last season with 37 goals. He has hit the 30 goal mark three times in his seven year career and seems poised to do so this season as well.
Nov 12 - 6:36 AM

Jeff Skinner did not leave the bench on Sunday during the overtime and shootout.

The first thing that comes to mind is that Skinner was hurt but there was no mention of it post-game. Skinner leads the Hurricanes in goals with seven, as he also scored on the power play Sunday. It is puzzling.
Oct 30 - 7:16 AM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net in Friday's 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Skinner's goal at the 15:42 mark of the second period tied the game at one at the time. The Hurricanes forward finished tonight's game with five shots on goal and two hits in 19:33 of ice time. Skinner has six points in his last five games and he's up to eight points in nine games this season.
Oct 27 - 11:36 PM

Jeff Skinner has produced 22 goals in his past 25 games going back to last season.

Skinner has netted five of Carolina's 16 goals this year. "I've had good chemistry with my linemates so far and hopefully that will continue," he said. Skinner has been playing mostly with Derek Ryan and Brock McGinn joined them for the last few contests.
Oct 24 - 3:59 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a pair of goals in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Dallas Stars.

Skinner got the Hurricanes on the board with 10 seconds left in the second period to cut his team's deficit to 4-1. His second tally made it 4-2 in the third. Skinner finished the night with two penalty minutes and five shots on goal in 16:17 of ice time. He's accumulated four points in his last two games, and he's up to six points in six games this season.
Oct 21 - 11:34 PM

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

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.
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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Victor Rask
2Jordan Staal
3Derek Ryan
4Marcus Kruger
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Sebastian Aho
3Joakim Nordstrom
4Phil Di Giuseppe
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