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Canucks Sign Jack Skille to One-Year Contract

The forward has played in over 300 NHL games.

by Canucks Media Relations @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Jack Skille to a one-year, one-way contract worth $700,000. 

Skille, 29, appeared in four pre-season games with Vancouver, registering eight shots along with five penalty minutes. During the 2015.16 season, Skille skated in 74 games with the Colorado Avalanche, collecting 14 points (8-6-14) along with 11 penalty minutes. The 6-1, 216-pound forward has amassed 75 points (38-37-75) and 106 penalty minutes in 313 NHL regular season games split between Chicago, Florida, Columbus and Colorado.

A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Skille was originally selected by Chicago in the first round, 7th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

JACK SKILLE'S CAREER STATISTICS:

  --- Regular Season --- ---- Playoffs ----

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
NHL Totals 313 38 37 75 106 6 0 1 1 0
2003-04 USNTDP Under-18 Team NAHL 28 11 9 20 31
2004-05 USNTDP Under-18 Team NAHL 16 6 11 17 20
2005-06 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 41 13 8 21 37
2006-07 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 26 8 10 18 12
2006-07 Norfolk Admirals AHL 9 4 4 8 0 3 0 0 0 2
2007-08 Rockford IceHogs AHL 59 16 18 34 44 12 2 1 3 6
2007-08 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 16 3 2 5        
2008-09 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 8 1 0 1        
2008-09 Rockford IceHogs AHL 58 20 25 45 56         
2009-10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 1 1 2 0        
2009-10 Rockford IceHogs AHL 63 23 26 49 50 4 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 49 7 10 17 25        
2010-11 Florida Panthers NHL 13 1 1 2 4        
2011-12 Florida Panthers NHL 46 4 6 10 28        
2012-13 Florida Panthers NHL 40 3 9 12 11        
2013-14 Springfield Falcons AHL 22 13 11 24 9        
2013-14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 16 4 0 4 6 6 0 1 1 0
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 45 6 2 8 16        
2015-16 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 8 6 14 11        
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