Jeff Skinner
W BUF
2 years ago

Skinner scored Carolina's lone goal in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to Columbus.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner's first goal of the season was an important one, as it erased a 1-0 deficit with 1:25 to play in the third period. The silky skater's coming off a 37-goal campaign, and will need to provide a consistent scoring punch for Carolina to stand a chance at making its first postseason berth since 2008-09 in the loaded Metropolitan Division.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
2 years ago

Skinner did not factor into the scoring during Saturday's season-opening 5-4-shootout win over Minnesota. He registered a plus-minus rating of zero along with just a single shot on goal in 18:02 of ice time.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner is currently skating as the No. 3 left winger for the Canes, on a line with Derek Ryan and rookie Janne Kuokkanen. Last season, Skinner tied his career-high 63-point effort from way back in his rookie season (2010-11). However, it's hard to see him duplicating (or surpassing) that feat this season if he continues to skate in a bottom-six capacity. Monitor closely and don't hesitate to put him on your fantasy bench until his situation improves.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner scored twice in Saturday's loss to the Blues.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner has had a fantastic season, notching a career-high 37 goals and smashing the 60-point barrier for the first time since his rookie year. The 24-year-old won't be competing in the playoffs this spring, but the Hurricanes showed down the stretch they possess tremendous upside and are a team to watch in the coming years. When he's healthy, Skinner can be one of the most lethal goal-scorers in the NHL and should be owned in all fantasy leagues.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner scored two goals - including one on the power play - with an assist and plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 loss against the Wild.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner has been a major reason the Hurricanes were still in the conversation for a playoff spot heading into April. He has 15 goals with 21 points and a plus-11 rating over the past 18 games dating back to Feb. 3. His amazing late-season run has given him 35 goals and 61 points. Skinner is just two points shy of tying his career best of 63 set during his rookie campaign of 2010-11.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game-winner in Thursday's 2-1 overtime win against Columbus.

EDGE Analysis

His 32nd of the year tied the game with just 4:20 remaining, and Skinner now has a spectacular total of 11 goals and three assists in his last 11 games. The 24-year-old sniper is now just one shy of his career high in goals (set in 2013-14), and a strong end run could see him match the 63 points he delivered as a rookie in 2010-11. No matter how he closes out the year, though, it's inarguable that Skinner's fantasy owners have been well rewarded.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner scored the game winner Saturday in a 3-1 victory over the Devils.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner is riding a five-game goal streak (seven goals) and six game point streak (nine points). And the goal was his 30th. That's the third time he's hit that height. Make sure you take full advantage of this hot streak.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner posted an empty-net goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over Montreal.

EDGE Analysis

He's found twine in four straight games now, scoring six goals in that span -- just the latest in what's been a solid season for Skinner, who's now exceeded last year's goal and assist totals with 29 and 24, respectively. The seventh overall pick in 2000, Skinner has long seemed destined for stardom, but he's never quite found it, in no small part because he plays for a typically poor Carolina team. He's certainly a productive player, but we're still waiting for Skinner to take that big leap forward; unfortunately, his hot streaks still give way to slumps too often.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner scored two clutch goals to give the Hurricanes a 4-3 road win over the Panthers on Tuesday night.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner knotted the score at three goals apiece before slamming home the game-winner on a nice setup from Derek Ryan near the crease. Those were the winger's only shots in the contest, making the two-goal performance that much more impressive. With goals in three straight games and five over that span, Skinner has been an absolute beast for fantasy owners trying to get into the playoffs and the ones already in the dance.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner (undisclosed) scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Saturday's 4-2 win over Nashville.

EDGE Analysis

Skinner has 25 goals in 66 games and is finally back to the kind of game he flashed in his rookie year. He's been hot lately with nine points, including five goals, in his last 10. Use him well.

Jeff Skinner
W BUF
3 years ago

Skinner (undisclosed) is projected to be in the lineup Saturday, NHL.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Barring a setback in warmups, it appears that Skinner will be in the lineup on the second line with Derek Ryan and Lee Stempniak. Still, if you're deciding between Skinner and a similarly talented winger, it might be wise to fade Skinner in daily formats in the off-chance that he sits this one out.