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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




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 43 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 48 10 19 -13 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 48 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 41 12 7 -12 19
J. Skinner 43 10 9 -8 19
N. Gerbe 44 5 13 -4 18
V. Rask 48 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 46 1 14 -6 15
J. McClement 48 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 11 17 4 .914 2.37
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41