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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Jeff Skinner • #53 • LW
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:5'11", 187 lbs.
Born:May 16, 1992 (27 yrs) in Toronto, Ont.
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Carolina in 2010 (1/7).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Carolina in 2018.
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Scouting Report
Assets: His skating sets him apart from the pack, thanks to great lower-body strength, quickness and balance. Is also a natural scorer who has the shot, smarts, focus and instincts to produce quality numbers.
Flaws: Concussions have been an issue for him during his NHL career, and he generally lacks upper body strength. As a result, he is not always willing (or able) to win puck battles in the trenches regularly.
Career Potential: Speedy, talented scoring winger.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Calder Memorial Trophy 2010-11
NHL All-Rookie Team 2010-11
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11 (injury replacement)
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