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Jack Skille

Jack Skille  #8

Colorado Avalanche  Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: May 19, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 216 DRAFTED: CHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)
- Has appeared in all 21 games. - Scored his first goal as a member of the Avalanche on Oct. 16 at Anaheim. - Made his Avalanche debut on Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota. - Attended Colorado's training camp as a PTO before signing a one-year contract just prior to the season on Oct. 6. - Spent the 2014-15 campaign with the Columbus Blue Jackets, tallying eight points (6g/2a) in 45 games.
Traded to Florida by Chicago with Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan for Michael Frolik and Alexander Salak, February 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Rosenborg (Norway), October 11, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 7, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to upper-body injury at Colorado, December 31, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2014. Claimed on waivers by Columbus from NY Islanders, October 5, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016