Skinner scored twice in Saturday's loss to the Blues.
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.
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.
Skinner had 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.
Skinner scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game-winner in Thursday's 2-1 overtime win against Columbus.
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.
Skinner scored the game winner Saturday in a 3-1 victory over the Devils.
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.
Skinner posted an empty-net goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over Montreal.
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.