Jeff Skinner

Canadian ice hockey player

Jeffrey Skinner (born May 16, 1992 in Markham, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was picked by the Carolina Hurricanes with the seventh overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the OHL with the Kitchener Rangers. He was currently the youngest hockey player in the NHL during the 2010-11 season.

Jeff Skinner
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Born (1992-05-16) May 16, 1992 (age 29)
Markham, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team Carolina Hurricanes
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 7th overall, 2010
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2010–present


  • He was a NHL All-Star in 2011 becoming the youngest All-Star selection ever in the four major North American sports (baseball, basketball, American football, ice hockey).
  • He won the Calder Trophy in 2011.
  • He was named Sporting News Rookie of The Year.
  • He was named The Hockey News Rookie of the Year.

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