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Avalanche forward Jack Skille cherishing fresh opportunity

  When the Avalanche extended free agent forward Jack Skille a professional tryout (PTO) contract, it was done so with very little fan fare. Drafted seventh overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Skille was expected to be one of the forwards to lead the Blackhawks to the heights they’ve recently achieved. Instead, his career never took flight the way it was expected to and he posted...
Via BSN Denver
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado avalanche sign jack skille to a two-way deal

The Colorado Avalanche have signed 28-year-old forward Jack Skille to a one-year, two-way contract.Skille recorded six goals and two assists in 45 games last season.The Avalanche had signed Skille to a professional tryout contract earlier this offseason. Skille played in five preseason games for the Avalanche, finishing with a goal and an assist.The former 2005 first-round selection...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets place Jack Skille on injured reserve

COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed right wing Jack Skille on Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Skille will undergo surgery next week to repair an injured shoulder and will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. Skille, 27, registered six goals and two assists for eight points and 16 penalty minutes in 45 games...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Robs Jack Skille With Phenomenal Glove Save (Video)

Jack Skille caught a pass at center ice and took it in for a chance to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2, third-period lead over the Boston Bruins on Friday night at Nationwide Arena.   But luckily for the Bruins, Niklas Svedberg was ready. Neither Dougie Hamilton nor Matt Bartkowski could make a play to stop Skille from attacking the net, but Svedberg came up big. The Bruins...
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Skille day-to-day with some soreness

Jack Skille of the Colombus Blue Jackets is still dealing with soreness after sustaining a head injury on Saturday. #459295335 / The 27 year old right-winger had a head-first encounter with a wall on Saturday and was scratched from Tuesday night's game against the Washington Capitals, according to the Columbus Distpatch's Shawn Mitchell. Skille participated...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Skille looking forward to another chapter in Columbus

A few months ago, the Blue jackets didn't have enough room on the roster to sign forward Jack Skille to a contract extension. The former first round pick of the Chicago Blackhawks (2005) signed a one-year, two-way deal with the New York Islanders on July 1. Three months later, he was back in Columbus. After one season with the Blue Jackets, playing in 16 games and going 4-0-4 (+2...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: 5 Free agents to target

With $22 million in cap space and just 15 players under contract, the Columbus Blue Jackets are in place to upgrade their roster through free agency. The team needs to drastically improve on the wings, bolster their defense and add a backup goaltender. 2014’s free agent class lacks superstar talent, but a number of valuable options will be available on July 1st. The Blue Jackets...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets place Jack Skille on IR

Perhaps a stint on the IR is just what the doctor ordered for Columbus Blue Jackets' right winger Jack Skille.Limited by injuries to just 12 games this season, the speedy and tough forward has tried to play through various nicks and dings, including a painful injury to his forearm, the result of taking a puck while blocking a shot - but a reported abdominal injury has landed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets place Skille on IR

Jack Skille has been placed on injured reserve in a move the Columbus Blue Jackets announced Friday. It is retroactive to Dec. 31 when the 26-year-old forward suffered an upper body injury at Colorado. Skille has scored four goals and been credited with 14 hits in 12 games this season. He has a +2 rating. A first-round draft pick of the Blackhawks in 2006, Skille also has two goals...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Skille feeling much better about his game

It was only when Jack Skille moved south that his confidence level started heading north. And it all began last season, with a chat in the Florida Panthers locker room. Up to that point, the swift-skating Columbus Blue Jackets winger was chasing a lot of things in his game but never really quite catching them. A former 7th overall pick of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2005 draft...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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