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Skinner Named NHL Rookie of the Month for January

18-year-old posted 14 points in Carolina’s 14 games in first month of 2011

Wednesday, 02.2.2011 / 11:47 AM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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Skinner Named NHL Rookie of the Month for January
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RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today named Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner as its Rookie of the Month for January.

Skinner, 18, totaled 14 points (9g, 5a) and a plus-6 plus/minus rating in the Hurricanes’ 14 games in January, besting Boston’s Brad Marchand who posted 12 points (8g, 4a) for the month. On Jan. 26, the Markham, Ont., native became the youngest player in NHL history to be selected to the All-Star Game, and he earned an assist in the game on Jan. 30 while playing for Team Staal. Skinner (5’11”, 193 lbs.) currently leads all NHL rookies with 40 points and 22 assists, ranks second among league rookies with 18 goals and 13 power-play points, and is tied for second among league rookies with four power-play goals. The Hurricanes selected Skinner (5’11”, 193 lbs.) in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
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10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 70 21 28 -12 49
J. Faulk 75 15 32 -17 47
E. Lindholm 74 16 21 -19 37
J. Skinner 70 18 13 -21 31
V. Rask 73 11 20 -12 31
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 71 8 17 -13 25
J. McClement 75 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 47 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 39 4 16 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 21 5 .911 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60