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Hurricanes' Peters wants more out of Skinner, offense

Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters knows he needs more offense if the team is to contend for a postseason berth. Peters made it clear that Jeff Skinner needs to recapture the form that made him a two-time 30-goal scorer. The 23-year-old Skinner was held to just 18 goals and 13 assists last season, down from a stellar 2013-14 campaign in which he recorded a career-best 33 tallies...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner is a conundrum in Carolina

Carolina Hurricanes fans have seen their share of great young talent since their inception in 1997, yet some shine brighter than others. This has been the case with Jeff Skinner since the day he was drafted, yet things have started to sour in Raleigh the last couple of years. After a spectacular rookie season in […] The post Jeff Skinner is a conundrum in Carolina appeared first...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Place Jeff Skinner On Injured Reserve; Zach Boychuck Recalled

The Carolina Hurricanes placed star forward Jeff Skinner on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 5, the team announced Sunday. Skinner suffered a concussion in the preseason finale against the Washington Capitals last Sunday after colliding with Matt Niskanen. In 71 games in the 2013-14 season, Skinner led the Canes with 33 goals, but he has yet to play in the first two regular...
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Jeff Skinner diagnosed with a concussion

It goes from bad to worse for Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner. Executive Vice President and General Manager Ron Francis confirmed that the winger has been diagnosed with a concussion, as reported by Terrell Williams on the team's official website. #482959505 / “Jeff has been diagnosed with a concussion,” said Francis. “He will continue to be monitored...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Skinner Leaves Preseason Finale With Apparent Head Injury (Video)

Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner left Sunday’s game against the Washington Capitals early in the first period after taking an elbow to the head. The elbow belonged to Matt Niskanen and there was no penalty called on the play. Skinner was wobbly after the hit and was assisted off the ice by a referee. He did not return to the game. The collision came just a couple of minutes...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Jeff Skinner leaves game after hit to the head

Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner left Sunday's final preseason game with what is officially called an upper-body injury and did not return, as reported by Michael Smith on the team's official website. The injury occurred when Washington Capitals' defenseman Matt Niskanen hit Skinner in the head with his forearm. No penalty was assessed on the play. #456091860 / gettyimages...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Skinner leads Hurricanes over Capitals 4-1

WASHINGTON -- Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist, Justin Peters stopped 26 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes cruised past the Washington Capitals 4-1 Tuesday night. Andrej Sekera and Jiri Tlusty also scored for the Hurricanes, who had lost two straight and six of eight before bouncing back to equal their most lopsided victory of the season. Skinner's two goals and three points...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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