|Assets:||Possesses tremendous speed and acceleration, especially when he gets to the outside of defenders. Knows how to score goals and owns a very good shot.|
|Flaws:||Will need to get stronger in order to maximize his overall National Hockey League potential. Must also continue to make strides in the defensive zone.|
|Career Potential:||Talented scoring winger with good upside.|
|4/11/2015||Missed 5 games (upper body injury).|
|4/02/2015||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|3/15/2015||Missed 1 game (facial injury).|
|3/14/2015||Facial injury, day-to-day.|
|3/02/2015||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|3/02/2015||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|1/28/2015||Missed 8 games (back injury).|
|1/07/2015||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|4/27/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|3/26/2014||Missed 7 games (rib injury).|
|3/12/2014||Rib injury, day-to-day.|
|2/22/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|2/10/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|1/14/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|12/31/2013||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|12/14/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/26/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/22/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|8/06/2012||Signed by the Detroit Red Wings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/23/2011||Returned to his junior team (Saint John-QMJHL).|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round (35th overall) in 2011.|
Detroit assigns Tomas Jurco to the minors | 04/28/2014 12:40 PM
NewsTomas Jurco has been assigned to AHL Grand Rapids.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactHe will play for Detroit's minor-league affiliate in their playoff run after the Red Wings were eliminated in Round 1 of the NHL postseason by Boston. Jurco was a healthy scratch in the last two games of the series. In 36 games with the Wings in the regular season, he produced eight goals and 15 points.
Wings scratched Tomas Jurco Thursday | 04/25/2014 9:29 AM
NewsTomas Jurco was a healthy scratch in Game 4.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactHe sat so that Todd Bertuzzi could make his first appearance of these playoffs. Bertuzzi may stay in the lineup after his screen in front of Boston goalie Tuukka Rask helped Niklas Kronwall score on the power play.
Tomas Jurco's return bumps Alfredsson | 03/27/2014 4:08 PM
NewsTomas Jurco will be back in Detroit's lineup on Thursday after missing seven games with a rib injury.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactHe's slated to join David Legwand and Johan Franzen on the top line, which bumps Daniel Alfredsson down to the third unit with Darren Helm and Joakim Andersson. Although, coach Mike Babcock said that Jurco might end up back with Riley Sheahan and Tomas Tatar at some point.
Tomas Jurco is ready to rejoin Red Wings | 03/26/2014 1:53 PM
NewsTomas Jurco (ribs) is healthy enough to play Thursday.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactJurco has been out for seven straight games. He has five goals and 10 points in 26 contests in 2013-14.
Tomas Jurco (ribs) might return Thursday | 03/25/2014 2:17 PM
NewsTomas Jurco (ribs) was on the ice with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.
ImpactJurco has missed six straight games due to the injury. He's tentatively targeting Thursday for his return date.
Tomas Jurco feels better, may play this week | 03/24/2014 11:45 AM
NewsTomas Jurco (rib) thinks he could be ready to return by the weekend.
Impact"I feel much better," Jurco said after taking to the ice on Sunday. "I can skate now, shoot (the puck). It's a little sore when I shoot but it's much better than it was." He has been out of action since Mar. 11 with a broken rib.
Tomas Jurco thinks he may miss a month | 03/13/2014 4:59 PM
NewsTomas Jurco (rib) thinks he could be sidelined for longer than he's original timetable of 10-14 days.
Detroit Free Press
Impact"It's hard to say right now. We'll see how quick it's going to heal," said Jurco who suffered a broken rib on Mar. 11 against Columbus. "It might be 10 days, it might be a month. But I'm a young guy, so hopefully it's going heal a little quicker." He has five goals and 10 points in 26 games this season.
Tomas Jurco to miss at least 10-14 days | 03/13/2014 11:44 AM
NewsTomas Jurco will reportedly miss at least 10-14 days because of a rib injury.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactHe said he was injured by a cross-check from Columbus' Blake Comeau in the second period of Tuesday's 4-1 loss. Detroit called up Teemu Pulkkinen from the minors on Wednesday to replace Jurco on the roster.
Tomas Jurco is sidelined indefinitely | 03/12/2014 6:40 PM
NewsTomas Jurco is out indefinitely due to his injured rib.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactJurco was hurt by Columbus' Blake Comeau on Tuesday, who incidentally was suspended for two games over a separate incident in the same game. He has five goals and 10 points in 26 contests in 2013-14.
Tomas Jurco day-to-day with rib injury | 03/12/2014 10:22 AM
NewsTomas Jurco didn't play in the third period Tuesday night because of a rib injury.
ImpactAdd Jurco to Detroit's long list of injuries. He is listed as day-to-day.
Tomas Jurco pots PPG in OT loss to Avalanche | 03/07/2014 10:06 AM
NewsTomas Jurco tallied a power-play goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado.
ImpactHe scored his fifth goal of the season and his third in his last five games. In 23 appearances with the Red Wings, he has produced 10 points.
Tomas Jurco, kid line strike for Red Wings | 02/28/2014 10:30 AM
NewsTomas Jurco generated a goal and an assist Thursday night in a 6-1 win over Ottawa.
ImpactDetroit's kid line of Jurco, Tomas Tatar and Riley Sheahan combined for three goals and five points in match. Jurco has nine points in 21 games with the Red Wings this season.
Jurco scores Slovak's only goal in loss | 02/15/2014 8:15 AM
NewsTomas Jurco scored Slovakia's only goal in a 3-1 loss to Slovenia Saturday in Group A play at Sochi.
ImpactThe Red Wing rookie scored on the power play with only 18 seconds left in the game to deny Slovenia goalie Robert Kristan a shutout. Zdeno Chara registered one of the two assists on the marker. The Slovaks are now 0-2 in their group and have no hope at advancing to the medal round. In somewhat of an understatement, a disappointed Jurco had the following to say of Slovakia's plight: "I don't think we're thinking of winning the gold medal.Everybody knows where we are at".
Tomas Jurco scores in losing effort Saturday | 02/09/2014 10:01 AM
NewsTomas Jurco scored a goal in Detroit's 4-2 loss on Saturday.
ImpactIt was Jurco's first goal since Dec. 21. The 21-year-old forward has bounced between the AHL and NHL this season. He's been a point-per-game player in the minors and has three goals and four assists in 19 contests with Detroit.
Detroit calls up Tomas Jurco | 01/14/2014 3:47 PM
NewsTomas Jurco has been called up by the Detroit Red Wings.
RedWings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactJurco has 13 goals and 32 points in 32 AHL games this season. He's worth keeping an eye on as the 21-year-old should eventually have some fantasy value in standard leagues.
Red Wings sends Tomas Jurco to the AHL | 12/31/2013 1:45 PM
NewsTomas Jurco has been sent down to the minors.
Helene St. James on Twitter
ImpactJurco has 11 goals and 27 points in 26 AHL games this season. While those numbers make him worth keeping an eye on, we think it will probably be a couple more seasons before he's worth owning in standard leagues.
Jurco's furture looks bright | 12/28/2013 10:14 AM
NewsIf you are looking for a sleeper prospect take a look at the Wings' Tomas Jurco.
ImpactHe was a scoring star in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Saint John registering 30 goals and 68 points in just 48 games in his final junior season and was producing at a point-per-game pace for Grand Rapids of the AHL when he was recalled by the Red Wings. Jurco has continued to be productive at the NHL level as he has scored two goals and registrered three points in his first five games. He is also getting the chance to play alongside Pavel Datsyuk on Detroit's top line. He looks like a pretty good prospect to us.
Tomas Jurco is taking advantage of callup | 12/23/2013 7:56 AM
NewsTomas Jurco is trying to make the most of his time with Detroit.
ImpactJurco is one of several players that the Red Wings have summoned to help fill the void left by injuries. "Each minute you play here you learn something and have more confidence," Jurco said. "We all need some experience but I'm pretty happy with how quick we kind of got the systems and (are) playing good." He has two goals and three points in four games this season.
Jurco, young Wings help Detroit to SO win | 12/21/2013 11:08 PM
NewsTomas Jurco scored and assisted for the Red Wings in their 5-4 shootout win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
ImpactWith all their injuries, the Red Wings just need to weather the storm and stay in the thick of things until they get healthy. As coach Mike Babcock alluded to after the game, he's being forced to put young players in spots and some are proving up to the task. Jurco, who played 12:49 and was a plus-two, now has two goals and three points in four games. Pavel Datsyuk, Joakim Andersson and Tomas Tatar got the other goals for Detroit. Riley Sheahan picked up two helpers and was a plus-three.
Tomas Jurco scores first career NHL goal | 12/18/2013 9:19 AM
NewsTomas Jurco got his first career NHL goal in Tuesday's loss to Anaheim.
ImpactHe was playing in his second game since being called up from the minors.
Wings' Tomas Jurco debuts on a scoring line | 12/16/2013 11:24 AM
NewsTomas Jurco logged 16:45 of ice time and earned a shot in his NHL debut Sunday night against Tampa Bay.
Impact"Jurco was good," coach Mike Babcock said. "He's big, fast and has some skill. I'd like him to the net but he did a lot of good things, got Alfie (Daniel Alfredsson) and Pav (Pavel Datsyuk) the puck. He's a fairly high-end player." The 20-year-old forward is being granted a great opportunity to show the Wings what he's got due to some injuries. If he sticks with Alfredsson and Datsyuk then he might have some decent short-term value.
Tomas Jurco recalled by Red Wings | 12/14/2013 11:39 PM
NewsTomas Jurco has been called up from the AHL.
Ansar Khan on Twitter
ImpactWith Justin Abdelkader out Sunday and dealing with a possible concussion, the Red Wings called up the forward from Grand Rapids. The 20-year-old has 11 goals and 26 points in the AHL.
Tomas Jurco headlines Detroit demoted list | 09/22/2013 2:08 PM
NewsThe Detroit Red Wings cut 17 players from their big-league mix, including forward Tomas Jurco.
Detroit Red Wings
ImpactJurco joins a forward group including: himself, Martin Frk, Andrej Nestrasil, Trevor Parkes, Marek Tvrdon, Calle Jamkro, David McIntyre and Jeff Hoggan. On defense, Gleason Fournier, Ryan Sproul, Brennan Evans, Max Nicastro, Xavier Ouellet and Richard Nedomlel. Finally, the goalies leaving are Tom McCollum and Cam Lanigan.
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|Goals||1||3 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Mar 26||1|
|Assists||1||15 times-last:at NYI||last:Mar 29||1|
|Points||2||at CBJ||Nov 18||2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||7 times-last:at SJ||last:Feb 26||2|
|Plus/Minus||2||4 times-last:vs. Ari||last:Mar 24||3|
|Power Play Goals||1||at CBJ||Nov 18||1|
|Power Play Points||1||2 times-last:at Wpg||last:Nov 20||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||63 times-last:at Car||last:Apr 11||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||63 times-last:at Car||last:Apr 11||0|
|Shots||4||4 times-last:vs. Tor||last:Dec 10||5|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Det)|
|Power Play Goals||2||2013-14 (Det)|
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