Jeff Skinner, a lefty from Markham, Ontario was born on May 16, 1992 and came up in the Toronto hockey leagues, followed by a two year OHL career where he played two seasons for Kitchener Rangers.
This 5′-11″, 193 lbs. Center was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Jeff Skinner NHL Trophies
In his rookie NHL season, 2010-11, Jeff Skinner won the Calder Memorial Trophy which is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in their first year. Candidates are selected by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association at the end of the regular season.
Jeff Skinner Hockey Stats
Here are lots of statistics on the Hurricane’s #53 Jeff Skinner, including those from before he made it to the NHL.