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Jeff Skinner | Winger | #53

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (7) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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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

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Jeff Skinner scored two goals in a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

Skinner scored the game-winning goal with just under four minutes to play when he buried a slick feed from Derek Ryan for his second goal of the game. The two goals give Skinner 28 on the year, with eight of them coming in his last eight games. His 0.75 points-per-game is just shy of his career best of 0.77 established during his rookie season.
Mar 21 - 10:40 PM

Jeff Skinner scored two goals Saturday night as the Hurricanes beat the Predators 4-2.

Skinner’s first goal came at the 8:59 mark of the first to lift the Hurricanes to an unassailable lead. His second goal was the game winner at 14:35 in the second. This is the fifth time this season that Skinner has scored two goals and the 10th time he has had multiple points.
Mar 18 - 9:47 PM

Jeff Skinner (neck) will return to the Hurricanes' lineup on Friday.

Skinner missed the Hurricanes' last two games. He's projected to play alongside Jay McClement and Lee Stempniak.
Mar 3 - 12:06 PM

Jeff Skinner has a stiff neck and not a concussion.

That's a relief even though he won't play on Wednesday. Skinner should be back in the lineup on Friday night.
Mar 1 - 3:14 PM

Jeff Skinner (upper body) won't make his return on Wednesday.

Skinner missed Tuesday's game due to the ailment. He has 20 goals and 40 points in 57 contests this season.
Mar 1 - 6:28 AM

Jeff Skinner will not play on Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

He has returned to Raleigh for further evaluation.
Feb 28 - 6:12 PM

Jeff Skinner reached the 40-point mark for the fifth time in his career during Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Flames.

Skinner earned an assist in the contest. He also reached the 20-goal plateau in five of his seven seasons in Carolina. Not too shabby at all, especially considering his injury troubles.
Feb 26 - 8:27 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Skinner got the 'Canes on the board with his power play goal in the first period. He's now found the back of the net in two of his last three games. Skinner has 20 goals and 39 points in 55 games this season. It's the fifth time in his career that he's scored at least 20 goals.
Feb 21 - 10:04 PM

Jeff Skinner was a minus-three Sunday in a 4-0 loss to Toronto.

Skinner has been a minus-eight in his last three games and has been slumping of late as he has two goals and three points in his last 13 games. Overall the winger has 19 goals and 38 points this season. Phil Di Guiseppe was also a minus-three in the contest.
Feb 20 - 7:41 AM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal in a 2-1 OT loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Skinner beat Pickard on a tough angle shot for his 19th goal of the season. Skinner has cooled of late, picking up just three points in his last 12 games. The former seventh overall pick leads his team with 38 points in 53 games this season.
Feb 17 - 11:04 PM

Jeff Skinner was benched in Friday's 7-1 loss to Pittsburgh.

He was whistled for an embellishment penalty and for unsportsmanlike conduct during the second period. Skinner was on the pine in the third period. "You don't want to hurt the team," he said. "It's tough sitting, watching, especially when guys are out there battling." He finished the contest with just 10:22 of ice time.
Jan 21 - 8:38 AM

Jeff Skinner was held off the scoresheet despite the Carolina Hurricanes scoring seven times Saturday.

Skinner had a couple of goals in a 5-2 win Friday but was unable to connect Saturday. He has 17 goals and 35 points in 42 games this season and should be on someone's roster in all but the shallowest of fantasy pools at this time.
Jan 15 - 7:55 AM

Jeff Skinner has been the Hurricanes' best player this season.

He scored his 16th and 17th goals of the campaign Friday night to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Sabres. The points gave Skinner 300 for his career. Of his play this season Canes' goalie Cam Ward had the following to say: "He [Skinner] took the game over, in my opinion. He was that dominant and he has the capability of doing that. He has been one of, if not our best, player all season long. We needed to follow in his footsteps and I thought we did." It has been a nice rebound season for Skinner.
Jan 14 - 8:44 AM

Jeff Skinner netted two goals and one assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

That's back-to-back three-point games for the Hurricanes forward. Skinner scored two goals in the first 2:43 of the second period. He also helped set up Victor Rask's goal in the third period. Skinner finished tonight's game with a plus-2 rating and six shots on goal in 17:46 of ice time. He now has 17 goals and 18 assists in 41 games this season.
Jan 13 - 11:40 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jordan Staal
2Victor Rask
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Derek Ryan
5Jay McClement
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Phil Di Giuseppe
4Brock McGinn
RW1Sebastian Aho
2Elias Lindholm
3Lee Stempniak
4Valentin Zykov
5Patrick Brown
D1Justin Faulk
2Noah Hanifin
3Jaccob Slavin
4Brett Pesce
5Ryan Murphy
6Klas Dahlbeck
7Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack