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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
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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

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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

Jeff Skinner racked up a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Skinner's goal early in the second frame tied the game at one. He also registered a pair of primary assists on goals by Derek Ryan (second period) and Victor Rask (empty netter). Skinner finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and five shots on goal in 15:52 of ice time. Skinner now has 15 goals and 32 points in 40 games.
Jan 10 - 10:23 PM

Jeff Skinner had six shots on goal Tuesday in a 3-1 loss to New Jersey.

It was the first time the Hurricanes lost at home in regulation in 12 games as they were 10-0-1 heading into the game against the Devils. Skinner has been their leading scorer with 13 goals and 27 points but his minus-seven rating takes some of the glow off his fantasy season.
Jan 4 - 7:58 AM

Jeff Skinner scored the opening goal in a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Skinner froze Robin Lehner with a fake slap shot before putting a wrist shot by the Swedish netminder. With his concussion issues finally behind him, Skinner is putting together the best season of his career to date. He is now sitting at 13 goals and 14 assists in 31 games played this season. Justin Faulk and Sebastian Aho also scored for the Carolina Hurricanes in this contest.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 09:32:00 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals.

Skinner opened the scoring at the 5:46 mark of the first period. The Canes forward has scored three goals in his last two games. He's accumulated 12 goals and 26 points in 29 games this season. Justin Faulk and Teuvo Teravainen also found the back of the net for Carolina.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 11:21:00 PM

Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist in Tuesday's wild 8-6 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Vancouver had a 5-2 lead going into the third period, but the Hurricanes managed to score six goals (including five unanswered) in the final frame to win the game. Skinner's first goal gave Carolina a 2-1 lead in the first period and his second cut the Canucks' lead to 5-3 early in the third frame. He also assisted on Victor Rask's game-tying goal. Skinner has 11 goals and 14 assists in 28 games this season.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 10:33:00 PM

Jeff Skinner had a whopping 11 shots on goal Saturday.

The Hurricanes top offensive forward had an assist Saturday giving him 23 points in 27 games. He has a total of 99 shots which would give him 300 on the season but the 11 Saturday really boosted his numbers. Nevertheless, Skinner should be on someone's roster this season as he has been a top offensive player in fantasy.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 07:52:00 AM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal on the power-play for the Carolina Hurricanes in a 2-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday.

The goal was his 8th of the season and 2nd on the power-play. He currently sits at 16 points in 17 games and looks to have finally put his concussion issues behind him for good. His goal tied the game 17:21 into the first period, it was assisted by Derek Ryan and Lee Stempniak. Viktor Stalberg then scored the game-winning goal short-handed midway through the second period. Skinner is hot with 10 points in his last 12 games.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 09:51:00 PM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net in a 3-2 shootout win versus Nashville on Saturday.

Skinner has recorded at least a point in six of his last seven games. He has six goals and 12 points in nine contests.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 08:52:00 AM

Jeff Skinner will be an alternate captain at home this season.

Friday was the first time the 'A' was on jersey this season as the Hurricanes started on the road for their first six games. Skinner made the most of it as he had two goals and a helper to lead the Canes to the 3-2 win. "It’s nice to be recognized as part of the leadership group," Skinner said Saturday. "There are a lot of guys who are leaders on the team, guys who have been around a long time. Everyone has a voice. It’s cool to have the recognition, but I’m not going to change how I act or how I play with the ‘A.’ You just try to get better as a person, as a player, as a teammate." Skinner is off to a great start with four goals and nine points in only six games. He is a must-start at this time.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 06:47:00 AM

Jeff Skinner scored two goals and one assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

He missed the last game because of a middle-body injury, but it sure seems like he's fine now. Skinner tied the game at one in the first period and he gave the 'Canes a 2-1 lead in the second period. He also picked up the primary assist on Bryan Bickell's game-winning goal. The 24-year-old is off to a great start this season. He has four goals and nine points in six games this season.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 10:45:00 PM

Jeff Skinner (middle body) will be a game-time decision Friday night.

Coach Bill Peters said that Skinner will participate in the pregame warmup and then a decision will be made, but it seems likely that he will be back. Skinner took part in the morning skate with his regular linemates, Lee Stempniak and Victor Rask, which is a good sign.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 11:34:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jordan Staal
2Victor Rask
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Derek Ryan
5Jay McClement
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Brock McGinn
RW1Sebastian Aho
2Elias Lindholm
3Lee Stempniak
4Viktor Stalberg
5Ty Rattie
D1Justin Faulk
2Noah Hanifin
3Jaccob Slavin
4Ron Hainsey
5Brett Pesce
6Ryan Murphy
7Klas Dahlbeck
8Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack
3Michael Leighton