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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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AJ Jenks
North American Skater
Plymouth, OHL
Final Rank:  50 Midterm Rank:  20
Position:  Left Wing Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  206
Born:  June 27, 1990    
Birthplace:  Detroit, MI, USA
  • Finished third on the Whalers in scoring with 55 points and second with 15 power-play goals.
  • Finished in second place in the hardest shot competition at the 2008 CHL Top Prospects game (94 miles-per-hour).
  • Helped his team win the OHL Championship last season and competed for the 2007 Memorial Cup in Vancouver, BC.
  • Was a member of Team USA at the 2007 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Tournament in Slovakia.
  • Patterns his game after Edmonton’s Ethan Moreau – “he’s a responsible center in all three zones and he’s a leader”.
  • Was a member of Farmington Hills minor hockey for three years and played his first-ever season of hockey as a member of the Farmington Hills Thrashers. He went on to play two seasons for Compuware and one season with Honeybaked before entering the OHL.
  • If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong, boxing great Muhammad Ali and former NHL star Steve Yzerman.
  • The best advice he ever received was from his mom -- “Don’t let anything get in the way of your dreams” and he credits his step-father for having had the most influence on his career for starting him in the game.
  • His most embarrassing hockey moment was falling over the boards during the 2007 Memorial Cup and the most embarrassing song on his iPod is “Tell me why” by the Backstreet Boys.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Player: Detroit’s Henrik Zetterberg

Shootout move: “Quick release snapshot low stick side”

Goal celebration: “Raise my right hand with my stick”

Practice Drill: “7 pass 2 on 1”

Video Game: Call of Duty 4

Movie: Shooter

TV Show: Prison Break

Actor/Actress: Mark Wahlberg and Jessica Alba

Artist: Tim McGraw

Website: NHL.com

Book: Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Food to cook: Ravioli

Sport (other than hockey): Fishing

Activity away from the rink: Visiting family

Toy growing up: Mini-sticks

Place to shop: 12 Oaks Mall

Place to visit: Vancouver, Dallas and Nashville


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
PLYMOUTH
OHL
68
9
14
23
50
2007-2008
PLYMOUTH
OHL
68
26
29
55
94




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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 61 12 28 -16 40
E. Staal 56 18 19 -10 37
E. Lindholm 60 11 16 -16 27
J. Skinner 56 16 10 -16 26
R. Nash 58 7 15 -9 22
N. Gerbe 57 7 15 -11 22
V. Rask 59 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 61 6 12 3 18
J. Staal 25 4 12 -2 16
A. Nestrasil 33 4 10 4 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 19 4 .913 2.37
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .906 2.60