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Jeff Skinner

Born:May 16, 1992Draft:2010 Sabres, 7th Overall
Hometown:Markham, ON, CANPosition:LW/C
Known For:Calder Trophy Winner
National Team:Canada

Jeffrey Scott Skinner (born May 16, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Carolina Hurricanes for eight seasons, and was an alternate captain of the Hurricanes from 2016 to 2018.

Selected seventh overall by the Hurricanes in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Skinner was the youngest player in the NHL during the 2010–11 season and is the youngest player ever to play in the NHL All-Star Game, as well as any All-Star game within the four major North American sports leagues. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy for best rookie in the 2010–11 season, becoming the first Hurricanes’ player to do so.

Jeff Skinner Buffalo Sabres
Jeff Skinner, with theBuffalo Sabres (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Jeff Skinner Statistics

Deeper Dive


  • U17 WHC Gold Medal — 2008-09
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2009-10
  • OHL All-Star Game — 2009-10
  • NHL All-Rookie Team — 2010-11
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (January) — 2010-11
  • NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) — 2010-11
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2016-17
  • NHL All-Star Game — 2018-19
  • Alternate Captain (Hurricanes) — 2016-2018