|Assets:||Is a very good and swift skater. Is also a strong, tenacious forechecker with a great work rate. Never takes a shift off and wears his heart on his sleeve.|
|Flaws:||Injuries can be a huge issue for him. Tends to go into prolonged scoring slumps and generally has consistency issues in all facets of the game in the NHL.|
|Career Potential:||Speedy, grinding depth winger, when healthy.|
|2/17/2016||Missed 5 games (concussion).|
|2/09/2016||Concussion, injured reserve.|
|2/06/2016||Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.|
|10/06/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche to a one-year contract.|
|9/15/2015||Signed by the Colorado Avalanche to a professional try-out contract.|
|4/11/2015||Missed the last 23 regular season games (shoulder surgery).|
|2/25/2015||Shoulder surgery, injured reserve.|
|1/19/2015||Missed 4 games (lower body injury).|
|1/15/2015||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|1/10/2015||Lower body injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|11/21/2014||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|11/11/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|10/05/2014||Claimed off waivers from the New York Islanders.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a one-year two-way contract.|
|4/07/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/22/2014||Missed 9 games (upper body injury).|
|1/22/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/03/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|1/02/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/23/2013||Missed 1 game (wrist injury).|
|12/21/2013||Wrist injury, day-to-day.|
|12/17/2013||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/16/2013||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/15/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|12/14/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|11/17/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|10/20/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|10/19/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/28/2013||Placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets for the purpose of being assigned to Spingfield (AHL).|
|7/07/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year, two-way contract.|
|7/02/2013||Florida Panthers did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|4/05/2013||Missed 5 games (upper body injury).|
|3/26/2013||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|3/24/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|10/11/2012||Signed with Rosenborg IHK (Norway).|
|4/26/2012||Missed 15 regular season and 7 playoff games (shoulder injury).|
|3/19/2012||Shoulder injury, remainder of the regular season.|
|3/11/2012||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/12/2012||Missed 7 games (shoulder injury).|
|2/03/2012||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|1/24/2012||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|1/20/2012||Missed 13 games (shoulder injury).|
|12/18/2011||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|11/17/2011||Missed 1 game (lower body injury).|
|11/15/2011||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|5/30/2011||Re-signed by the Florida Panthers to a two-year contract.|
|4/02/2011||Missed 2 games (ankle injury).|
|3/29/2011||Ankle injury, day-to-day.|
|3/22/2011||Missed 12 games (ankle injury).|
|2/27/2011||Ankle injury, injured reserve.|
|2/25/2011||Ankle injury, day-to-day.|
|2/09/2011||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|7/16/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|4/28/2010||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|1/11/2010||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|1/10/2010||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/18/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|10/17/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/16/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|10/14/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/13/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|10/12/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/11/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|10/10/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|9/30/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|4/29/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|3/15/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|3/03/2009||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|2/27/2009||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/21/2008||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|2/14/2008||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|1/28/2008||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|1/25/2008||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|12/29/2007||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/01/2007||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|3/23/2007||Signed by the Norfolk Admirals (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|3/22/2007||Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a three-year contract.|
|10/06/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|10/05/2014||Claimed by the Columbus Blue Jackets off waivers from the New York Islanders.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|7/07/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|2/09/2011||Chicago Blackhawks traded Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan to the Florida Panthers for Alexander Salak and Michael Frolik.|
|7/30/2005||Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round (7th overall) in 2005.|
| 02/16/2016 3:49 PM
NewsAs expected, Skille (concussion) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Canadiens.
| 02/16/2016 2:19 PM
NewsSkille (concussion) is expected to be ready to play Wednesday against the Canadiens, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
| 02/09/2016 5:56 PM
NewsSkille (concussion) was placed on the injured reserve list Monday, per the NHL's official media site.
| 02/09/2016 4:37 PM
NewsSkille (concussion) will not play Tuesday night versus the Canucks. Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said, "Nothing new on him."
| 02/06/2016 3:12 PM
NewsSkille (concussion) won't play Saturday against the Jets, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
| 01/25/2016 2:55 PM
NewsSkille (back) is expected to rejoin the lineup Tuesday against the Sharks, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
| 01/23/2016 9:21 PM
NewsSkille is doubtful to return to Saturday's game at Dallas due to a back injury.
| 01/09/2016 1:40 AM
NewsSkille scored a goal and had a helper versus the Predators on Friday.
| 12/22/2015 1:32 AM
NewsSkille scored twice in Monday's loss to the Maple Leafs.
| 12/13/2015 8:59 PM
NewsSkille potted his third goal of the year in Sunday's win over the Blues.
| 12/04/2015 11:15 AM
NewsSkille recorded his third assist in four games Thursday against the Rangers.
| 10/06/2015 3:07 PM
NewsSkille signed a one-year contract with Colorado Tuesday.
| 09/28/2015 2:50 PM
NewsSkille was held out of practice Monday with a leg injury, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
| 09/10/2015 3:39 PM
NewsSkille will likely sign a professional tryout offer with the Avalanche, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
Islanders sign Jack Skille to two-way deal | 07/01/2014 7:06 PM
NewsThe New York Islanders signed winger Jack Skille to a two-way deal on Tuesday.
Rob Mixer on Twitter
ImpactHe isn't likely to be a major contributor in fantasy terms, if he's even an NHL regular.
Jackets may keep potential UFA Jack Skille | 06/12/2014 12:08 PM
NewsColumbus appears to be interested in keeping pending unrestricted free agent Jack Skille.
ImpactIt's likely that he'll be seeking a one-way deal after he played on a two-way contract last season. Skille skated in 22 games with Springfield in the AHL and he appeared in 16 contests with the Blue Jackets.
Jack Skille gets first line minutes on Satur. | 04/13/2014 6:45 AM
NewsJack Skille replaced the injured Nathan Horton on the top line Saturday.
ImpactSkille played alongside Ryan Johanson and Boone Jenner but managed to play only 10:19 minutes as he had two shots on goal and one hit. Skille was drafted seventh overall in the 2005 Draft but has never made his mark in the NHL.
Blue Jackets bring up Jack Skille | 04/07/2014 3:06 PM
NewsJack Skille has been summoned from the minors.
ImpactHe has generated 13 goals and 11 assists in 22 games with Springfield of the AHL this season and he hasn't played for the Blue Jackets since Dec. 31. Skille was sent to the minors after he recovered from an oblique injury and he aggravated it in a fight.
Jack Skille heads to the AHL | 01/22/2014 12:41 PM
NewsJack Skille (abdomen) should get some ice time in the minors.
Shawn Mitchell on Twitter
ImpactSkille hasn't played since Dec. 31, but he was able to practice on Monday. He has four goals in 12 games in 2013-14.
Jack Skille (abdomen) resumes practicing | 01/21/2014 9:22 AM
NewsJack Skille (abdomen) took part in Monday's practice.
ImpactSkille hadn't skated with the Blue Jackets since he sustained the injury on Dec. 31. He was wearing a no-contact jersey, so his return isn't imminent.
Jack Skille takes next step in recovery | 01/14/2014 5:11 PM
NewsJack Skille engaged in his first session of rigorous skating since sustaining an oblique injury.
ImpactSkille hasn't played since Dec. 31. He has four goals in 12 games in 2013-14.
Jack Skille (abdomen) is out Thursday | 01/02/2014 9:26 AM
NewsJack Skille's upper-body injury is related to his abdomen.
ImpactSkille left Tuesday's game in the second period as a result of the ailment. He didn't travel with his teammates to Phoenix, so he obviously won't be available on Thursday.
Jack Skille suffers an upper body injury | 01/01/2014 5:22 AM
NewsJack Skille suffered an upper body injury Tuesday and did not return after playing one shift in the second period.
ImpactSkille played only 4:35 minutes before leaving. The 26-year-old has four goals this season in 12 games with nary an assist as he sees bottom-six minutes. Consider him day-to-day.
Bruised and swollen Jack Skille contributing | 12/28/2013 8:58 AM
NewsIt has been nine days since Blue Jackets forward Jack Skille blocked a shot in Philadelphia, but his right forearm - from the base of his hand down almost to his elbow - is still swollen and discolored.
ImpactNonetheless, he is contributing to the Jackets in many ways. The 26-year-old forward has four goals in nine games, despite mostly fourth-line duty. "I want everyone to know that I want to be a key player," Skille said. "Blocking a shot, taking a hit, whatever. This whole team is a bunch of good players and there's real good chemistry here. When we're playing well, it's a tough team to handle. And I want to be part of that."
Skille will rejoin the Blue Jackets' lineup | 12/23/2013 9:30 AM
NewsJack Skille (wrist) will return on Monday.
ImpactSkille missed Saturday's contest due to the ailment. He has three goals in eight games this season.
Jack Skille suffers wrist injury Thursday | 12/21/2013 6:43 AM
NewsJack Skille missed practice Friday and is questionable for Saturday after taking a puck off his wrist in the third period Thursday.
ImpactSkille was recalled earlier in the week. He has three goals in eight games this season as he has been up and down with the Blue Jackets and their minor league affiliate in Springfield.
Columbus brings back Jack Skille | 12/17/2013 12:38 PM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have summoned Jack Skille.
ImpactSkille only ended up spending a few days in the minors before Columbus recalled him. He has two goals in seven games with the Blue Jackets in 2013-14.
Blue Jackets reassign Jack Skille to AHL team | 12/14/2013 4:03 PM
NewsJack Skille has been returned to AHL Springfield.
ImpactThe team has just 12 healthy forwards on the roster now, but Marian Gaborik could be close to returning. Skille has two goals in seven outings with Columbus this campaign.
Blue Jackets recall right winger Jack Skille | 11/18/2013 8:41 AM
NewsBefore Sunday's 4-1 win against the Ottawa Senators, the Columbus Blue Jackets recalled right wing Jack Skille.
ImpactHe was a healthy scratch in Ottawa.
Jack Skille sees fourth line minutes | 10/20/2013 7:24 AM
NewsJack Skille played 7:33 minutes in his seasonal debut for the Blue Jackets Saturday.
ImpactSkille replaced Ryan Craig in the lineup. He had one shot on goal and one hit. He has no fantasy value.
Columbus recalls forward Jack Skille | 10/19/2013 4:27 PM
NewsJack Skille may play Saturday after being recalled this morning.
ImpactIf Skille suits up the Ryan Craig will be scratched. He had one goal in two games with AHL Springfield prior to being recalled.
Jack Stille sent to the minors | 09/30/2013 5:50 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have sent Jack Skille to the minors after he passed through waivers on Sunday.
ImpactSkille inked a two-way contract and despite playing 40 of 48 games for Florida last season where he had three goals and 12 points, he was not good enough at this time to make the Blue Jackets. Skille was drafted seventh overall in the 2005 Draft by Chicago but has struggled during his entire NHL career. At age 26, Skille's NHL career is hanging on by a thread.
Jack Skille agree to two-way deal with CBJ | 07/06/2013 8:03 PM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Jack Skille to a two-way contract.
Aaron Ward on Twitter
ImpactSkille had three goals and 12 points in 40 games last season. He should have a legitimate shot of making the Blue Jackets' opening game roster.
Panthers decline to qualify Jack Skille | 07/02/2013 4:02 PM
NewsFlorida Panthers decline to give Jack Skille a qualifying offer.
George Richards on Twitter
ImpactThe move will make Skille an unrestricted free agent. Panthers GM Dale Tallon said the team feels like Skille needs a fresh start and the Panthers are ready to move on. Skille had just three goals and 12 points in 40 games last season.
Jack Skille may not get a qualifying offer | 07/02/2013 7:20 AM
NewsIt isn't certain if Jack Skille will get a qualifying offer from Florida.
ImpactHe notched just three goals and nine assists in 40 games for the Panthers during the lockout-shortened season. Skille would be eligible for unrestricted free agency if he doesn't get a qualifying offer.
Jack Skille ready to return from UBI | 04/03/2013 5:44 PM
NewsJack Skille is ready to play after recovering from his upper-body injury.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
ImpactHe has missed the last five games and practiced Wednesday. Look for him to get back in the lineup on Saturday.
Skille (upper body) skates prior to practice | 04/02/2013 8:12 AM
NewsJack Skille (upper body) skated before practice Monday.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
ImpactHe hasn't played since March 23 because of an upper-body injury and coach Kevin Dineen doesn't expect him to play Tuesday.
Panthers place Jack Skille on injured reserve | 03/26/2013 5:02 PM
NewsFlorida Panthers place Jack Skille (upper body) on injured reserve.
ImpactSkille is sidelined due to an upper-body injury. He has three goals and 11 points in 30 games this season.
Jack Skille out Sunday (upper-body injury) | 03/24/2013 5:15 PM
NewsThe Florida Panthers will be without Jack Skille's services on Sunday because of an upper-body injury.
George Richards on Twitter
ImpactMeanwhile, Greg Rallo is expected to play in his second NHL game tonight.
Jack Skille extends point streak to 4 games | 03/13/2013 6:36 AM
NewsJack Skille extended his career-best point streak to four games Tuesday night with an assist on a goal by Tomas Kopecky.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
ImpactHe has one goal and three helpers over that span. Skille currently has nine points in 25 games this campaign.
Realignment shuffles deck for Panthers | 03/08/2013 9:34 AM
NewsRealignment has placed the Panthers with the Lightning plus five other teams that are all north of New York City.
ImpactThe approved plan has Florida with Tampa Bay, Boston, Buffalo, Toronto, Montreal and Detroit. "This is the hand we've been dealt, and there's nothing we can do about it," Skille said. "This was the league's choice, and we just have to win some games in that division. There's a lot of Canadian people who live in Florida, so we'll have the barn packed."
Jack Skille scores lone goal in blowout loss | 03/08/2013 1:14 AM
NewsJack Skille was the only goal scorer for Florida in a devastating 7-1 loss to Washington Thursday.
ImpactSkille's goal came while the Panthers were already trailing by a handful of goals in the third period so it had no impact on the outcome whatsoever. Shawn Matthias picked up the only assist on Skille's third of the season.
Jack Skille gets two points in losing effort | 02/16/2013 7:04 PM
NewsJack Skille scored a goal and registered an assist in Florida's 6-5 overtime loss Saturday.
ImpactShawn Matthias scored his third goal and registered his first assist of the season. Jerred Smithson, Jonathan Huberdeau, and Tomas Kopecky accounted for Florida's other three goals. Mike Weaver registered two assists, giving him four points in 13 games this season.
Skille likely still in, Kovalev out again | 02/09/2013 5:46 PM
NewsAccording to George Richards of the Miami Herald, it looks like Jack Skille will stay in Florida's lineup for Saturday's match-up against Washington.
George Richards on Twitter
ImpactHe scored Thursday versus Philadelphia after getting back into the lineup from the press box in the place of Alexei Kovalev. That means that Kovelev could end up as a healthy scratch again.
Jack Skille scores in return to lineup | 02/08/2013 10:40 AM
NewsJack Skille scored in his returned to the lineup.
ImpactHe was re-inserted into the lineup for Alexei Kovalev, who has four points. "I have to have composure out there and play good hockey,'' said Skille, who was paired with Tomas Kopecky and Marcel Goc. "It's a good opportunity for me to play with guys like that.''
Jack Skille sits for second straight game | 02/06/2013 11:33 AM
NewsJack Skille has been a healthy scratch for the past two games.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
ImpactIn his previous seven appearances this campaign, Skille had no points and just five shots.
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|Goals||2||vs. Tor||Dec 21||1|
|Assists||1||6 times-last:at Min||last:Mar 1||1|
|Points||2||2 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Jan 8||1|
|Penalty Minutes||5||at LA||Oct 18||5|
|Plus/Minus||2||2 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Jan 8||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||74 times-last:at Dal||last:Apr 7||0|
|Power Play Points||0||74 times-last:at Dal||last:Apr 7||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||74 times-last:at Dal||last:Apr 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||74 times-last:at Dal||last:Apr 7||0|
|Shots||4||2 times-last:at Cgy||last:Mar 18||7|
|Goals||8||2 times-last: 2015-16 (Col)|
|Penalty Minutes||29||2010-11 (Chi/Fla)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2010-11 (Chi/Fla)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2011-12 (Fla)|
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