JEFF SKINNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hurricanes get 6-5 shootout win over Flyers to end the season

That the Carolina Hurricanes won Sunday in their last game of the season wasn't that meaningful. The Hurricanes aren't going to the playoffs and nothing can ease that disappointment. Jeff Skinner and Eric Staal each scored a pair of goals for the Hurricanes, and Staal's shootout goal beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5 at the Wells Fargo Center. Skinner's power-play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes: Jeff Skinner Reaching Elite Level

Since winning the Calder Trophy for being the league’s top rookie three years ago, it has been a rocky road for Carolina Hurricanes’ winger Jeff Skinner. After being drafted seventh overall in the 2010 draft, Skinner went on to score 63 points (31 G, 32 A) in his rookie campaign, beating out Logan Couture and Michael Grabner for the honors. Injuries have prevented him from playing...
Via The Farm Club
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner's goal scoring surge

Jeff Skinner was the center of all trade rumors for the Carolina Hurricanes this summer. He was coming off the worst season of his young career and was about to enter the first year of a new six-year, $34.4 mil. contract. At first glance, it looked like Skinner was a player on the decline and the Hurricanes should consider trading him to fill other needs. Factor in his injury history...
Via Shutdown Line
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner gives Taylor Swift an autographed jersey

Carolina Hurricanes young star Jeff Skinner had a brush with greatness recently when he not only was able to present country pop megastar Taylor Swift with a replica of his very own team jersey that he had autographed, but also was afforded the opportunity to pose alongside the attractive young lady. The photo, perhaps snapped […]The post Carolina Hurricanes star Jeff Skinner gives...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner is actually improving?

Rookie seasons like the one Jeff Skinner had come around once every so often. As an 18 year old, he had a 31-goal season, recorded 61 points and produced at an astounding rate of 2.49 points per 60 minutes during 5-on-5 play. A rookie putting up those kind of numbers is rare and it's unheard of for an 18-year old to have that kind of year. Having a rookie season like this will...
Via Shutdown Line
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Jeff Skinner's spectacular dive against Pittsburgh

There are dives and then there's whatever Jeff Skinner was trying to accomplish above. With seemingly no contact on his legs, Skinner's feet propelled out from under him, sending him sprawling to the ice. Upon further review, it's unclear what he was actually doing. At first it looks like his stick might have caught the Penguin skating by, causing Skinner to lose his...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Skinner, 'Canes agree on 6-year extension

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Jeff Skinner to a six-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2018-19. The team announced the deal Wednesday. Skinner - who won the Calder Trophy in 2011 as the NHL's rookie of the year - will make $4.35 million in 2013-14 and $6 million each of the five seasons after that. His entry contract that pays him...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner returns to practice

Jeff Skinner has returned to practice with the Carolina Hurricanes in the latest step in his recovery from a concussion. Last year's NHL rookie of the year skated Monday with the Hurricanes for the first time since the injury. The forward wore a yellow jersey that meant no contact. He says there remains no timetable for returning to games but that ''we're just trying...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

'Canes Insider: Taking it slow with Skinner's return

The concussion suffered by left wing Jeff Skinner earlier this month is reason for concern in the organization. Skinner is a young second-year forward who has been savvy at avoiding big hits, for the most part. He gained Rookie of the Year honors for 2010-11 after playing in every game. He won't be rushed back to the lineup, though information on Skinner's absence has been...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Video- Could This Be The Cause Of Jeff Skinner’s Illness?

Skinner missed Friday’s game due to flu-like symptoms and has returned to Carolina for further evaluation while the Canes are in Toronto for their next game on Tuesday. Maybe this has something to do with his illness: Last Wednesday, late against Edmonton…
Via Kukla's Korner
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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