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2008 NHL Profile: AJ Jenks

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
AJ Jenks

    Rank: No. 50 (North American)
    Position: Left Wing
    Height/Weight: 6-2, 206 pounds
    D.O.B: June 27, 1990


STATISTICS
Season
Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Plymouth OHL 68 9 14 23 50
2007-08 Plymouth OHL 68 26 29 55 94

THE SKINNY


Finished third on the Whalers in scoring with 55 points and second with 15 power-play goals. Finished in second place in the hardest shot competition at the 2008 CHL Top Prospects game (94 miles-per-hour). Helped his team win the OHL Championship last season and competed for the 2007 Memorial Cup in Vancouver, BC.

WHAT CENTRAL SCOUTING SAYS

Is a reliable penalty killer first, a role-player with the Plymouth Whalers, yet possesses an upside. He has a long reach with his stick, a quick active stick and he is a good face-off man. He has surprising speed as a long-legged skater with a long, loping stride. He hits top speed remarkably quickly.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Detroit
NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg
Shootout Move: "Quick Release snapshot low stick side"
Goal Celebration: "Raise My Right hand with my stick"
Practice Drill: 7 pass 2 on 1
Video Game: Call Of Duty 4
Movie: Shooter
TV Show: Prison Break
Artist: Tim McGraw
Website: nhl.com
Book: Scarlet Letter
Sport (other than hockey): Fishing
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