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Jeff Skinner | Winger

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 5/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
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Jeff Skinner returned to Friday's game after going into the end boards in the second period.
It was thought that Skinner may have suffered yet another concussion but all was well and he returned to the game later in the period. Coach Bill Peters said after the game that it was Skinner's shoulder that took the blow. Skinner has 10 goals and 19 points this season in 39 games and has not been a fantasy asset this season. Jan 17 - 7:22 AM

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Jeff Skinner’s two-point night wasn’t enough to lead the Hurricanes in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Blues on Saturday night.

Skinner scored in the first and assisted on Victor Rask’s first-period goal as well. Skinner, who had not scored since Dec. 20, now has goals in two straight games. He has 10 goals and 19 points on the year, so he hasn't been an asset in fantasy leagues. Rask also had an assist. Eric Staal and Riley Nash got the other goals in the loss.
Jan 10 - 11:00 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal in Carolina's 5-2 win against Buffalo Thursday night.

Skinner ended a seven-game point drought. He's been a big disappointment so far this season with nine goals and 17 points in 36 contests. Of course, he's not the only forward in Carolina that has substantially underperformed this season. They still have half a season left, but with the Hurricanes' playoff hopes already dead, it's hard to put too much faith in the idea that individual players staging a big comeback. Even still, he's at very least worth keeping an eye on.
Jan 9 - 10:34 AM

Jeff Skinner (flu) was back at practice Saturday.

Skinner missed Friday's game with the illness. He practiced alongside Riley Nash and Chris Terry. Skinner has had a tough start to the season with only eight goals and 16 points in 33 games. He'll try to take it up a notch in the second half of the season.
Jan 4 - 6:19 AM

Jeff Skinner is dealing with flu-like symptoms.

Skinner will miss Friday's game as a result. Jordan Staal will be back though and probably take Skinner's place on a line with Eric Staal and Elias Lindholm. Skinner has eight goals and 16 points in 33 games this season.
Jan 2 - 11:17 AM

Jeff Skinner got a goal for the Hurricanes in their 3-2 shootout loss to the Rangers on Saturday night.

Sure, after such a tremendous rookie season in 2010-11, eight goals and eight assists don’t seem all that amazing for the 22-year-old. But it’s nice to see him healthy and producing, and the point production should continue to follow. Chris Terry got the other goal for Carolina. Nathan Gerbe, Elias Lindholm and Justin Faulk picked up the assists.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:54:00 PM

Jeff Skinner had an assist in Carolina's 4-1 loss to Montreal.

Skinner has six goals and 15 points in 26 contests this season. Those numbers aren't impressive by his standards, but he's far from the only Hurricanes player struggling this season.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 08:27:00 AM

Jeff Skinner recorded a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes Tuesday as they defeated Nashville by a score of 2-1.

The two-point effort snaps a three game drought for Skinner and raises his season total to 13 in 20 games. Even with this performance, he has been a disappointment for his fantasy owners thus far. Victor Rask also chipped in with his fourth of the campaign for Carolina in the win.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 10:04:00 PM

Jeff Skinner scored a goal and added an assist in Carolina's 3-2 loss to Los Angeles on Thursday night.

Skinner tied the game one in the first period, and his assist on Eric Staal's second period goal tied the game again. The 22-year-old hasn't produced as much as many would have thought this season. He now has five goals and nine points in 15 games this season. Skinner has now scored in back-to-back games for the first time this season.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 01:17:00 AM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net in Carolina's 6-4 victory on Tuesday.

Skinner snapped a three-game point drought. He has four goals and seven points in 14 contests, which isn't particularly good by his standards.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 08:56:00 AM

Jeff Skinner scored his 100th career goal in Carolina's 4-1 victory over Calgary on Monday.

Skinner also had an assist, giving him six points in 10 games this season. It took him 269 games to reach the 100-goal milestone.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 10:14:00 AM

Jeff Skinner found the back of the net in Carolina's 3-2 overtime victory against Columbus.

Skinner has gotten off to a slow start this season with two goals and three points in eight games. He saw his playing time limited to just 11:12 minutes on Tuesday, but he bounced back with 19:46 minutes Friday night. It's too early to write Skinner off, but his early slump has been concerning, especially given that he missed the start of the campaign with a concussion.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 09:59:00 AM

Jeff Skinner is projected to play on the Hurricanes' fourth line on Tuesday.

Hurricanes coach Bill Peters plans to put Alexander Semin back into the lineup and have him play on the first unit. The bench boss didn't want to break up the second or third lines, so that's why Skinner is getting such a severe demotion. It should only be temporary, but it is still troubling. Skinner has a goal and two points in six games this season.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 02:30:00 PM

Jeff Skinner picked up an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Vancouver.

Skinner might be heating up after returning from a concussion on Oct. 21. He had a goal in his previous contest on Friday. The Hurricanes can use any help they can get at this point as they're 0-6-2 this season.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 08:29:00 AM

Jeff Skinner scored his first of the season in Edmonton on Friday night, but it wasn't enough as Carolina lost 6-3.

Skinner ripped one by Ben Scrivens' left ear to tie the game at two late in the second. He skated just 17:42 with just 42-seconds of powerplay time. He now has 98 career goals.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 02:47:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Victor Rask
3Jay McClement
4Brad Malone
5Andrej Nestrasil
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Jordan Staal
3Nathan Gerbe
4Jiri Tlusty
5Chris Terry
6Brendan Woods
RW1Alexander Semin
2Elias Lindholm
3Pat Dwyer
4Riley Nash
D1Justin Faulk
2Andrej Sekera
3Ron Hainsey
4Tim Gleason
5John-Michael Liles
6Brett Bellemore
G1Cam Ward
2Anton Khudobin