Jeff Skinner LW CAR 2 Months

Skinner scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Blues. He now has three points, including two goals, in his last two games.

Is this a sign of life for the beleaguered winger? He has so much talent, but he's been going through the motions this season. We're willing to take a chance on him right now -- there's nowhere to go but up right now.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 2 Months

Skinner (illness) will re-enter the lineup Sunday against the Bruins, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.

Skinner returned to practice Saturday, indicating he was feeling better and foreshadowing a return to the lineup Sunday. He will enter the contest against the Bruins with eight goals and eight assists while sporting a minus-8 rating in 33 games this season.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 2 Months

Skinner (illness) resumed practicing with the team Saturday.

He looked to be a full participant in the session, taking part in rushes with the team's third line. Barring an unforeseen setback, it appears likely he'll be fine to play Sunday against the Bruins.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 2 Months

Skinner is feeling ill and will not play Friday against the Flyers, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.

Skinner was absent from the club's morning skate and is being considered day-to-day at this time. The Hurricanes will revisit his status at Saturday's practice before determining if he'll be available for Sunday's matinee date with the Bruins.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 3 Months

Skinner notched his eighth goal of the season in Saturday's shootout loss to the Rangers. He has three three points in his last four games.

Will he ever get back to the lofty heights he showed in his rookie season? Maybe, maybe not. Let's hope this little four-game stretch is a foreshadowing of something special. Or at least a solid little run.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 3 Months

Skinner couldn't find the back of the net, but rifled off 10 shots on goal in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Red Wings.

Skinner has just one goal in his last seven games, but it's not for a lack of trying as he has 27 shots in that span. He has six goals on the season, but they should start to come more frequently as he has just a 7.5% shooting percentage this year as compared to his career average of 11.1%.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 3 Months

Skinner scored the game's opening goal and assisted on Victor Rask's eventual winner in the third period Tuesday against Nashville.

After going scoreless in three straight, it's nice to see Skinner get back on the horse with a multi-point outing. The 22-year-old's been streaky so far this year and hasn't quite found the pace we know he's capable of.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 3 Months

Skinner collected a pair of assists in Saturday's loss to Colorado.

Skinner has been hot lately, recording two goals and five points in his last three games. Despite the recent production, it's worth noting Skinner skated on the third line Saturday, logging a season-low 12:57 of ice time. He's still playing on the top power-play unit, however, so his production isn't likely to slow down anytime soon. The 22-year-old is having a productive season thus far, collecting five goals and 11 points in 16 games.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 3 Months

Skinner scored a goal and assisted on Eric Staal's power-play tally in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.

Things have been slow for Skinner to start the year, but his proclivity for putting pucks on net and low shooting percentage point to some ill luck. He's got goals in consecutive games now, though, and his fantasy owners will be hoping for him to build on that. Thursday's helper was his first power-play point of the season.

Jeff Skinner LW CAR 4 Months

Skinner notched a goal and an assist in Monday's 4-1 win over the Flames.

Monday extended Skinner's streak to three straight games with a point, bringing him to three each in goals and assists. The goal was the 100th of his career, and he seems poised to reach the 30 goal and 50 point mark.