AJ Jenks

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AJ Jenks
AJ Jenks - Checkers.jpg
Jenks with the Charlotte Checkers in 2013
Born (1990-06-27) June 27, 1990 (age 23)
Wolverine Lake, MI, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
AHL team
Former teams
Charlotte Checkers
Rochester Americans
San Antonio Rampage
NHL Draft 100th overall, 2008
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2010–present

Arthur "AJ" Jenks[1] (born June 27, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player for the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was selected by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round (100th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Jenks played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League where he played four seasons with the Plymouth Whalers, including winning the OHL championship in his rookie year of 2006-07. In recognition of his outstanding play, Jenks was selected to play in the 2010 OHL All-Star Classic,[2] and also was chosen to compete at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where he won a gold medal with Team USA.[3]

On January 18, 2012, Jenks along with Evgenii Dadonov were traded by the Panthers to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Jonathan Matsumoto and Mattias Lindstrom.[4]

International play[edit]

Jenks won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
20060–7 Plymouth Whalers OHL 68 9 14 23 50 20 0 1 1 8
2007–08 Plymouth Whalers OHL 68 26 29 55 94 4 1 0 1 4
2008–09 Plymouth Whalers OHL 61 21 31 52 78 11 1 2 3 18
2009–10 Plymouth Whalers OHL 52 23 40 63 58 9 4 8 12 14
2010–11 Rochester Americans AHL 63 8 12 20 48
2011–12 San Antonio Rampage AHL 25 0 0 0 8
2011–12 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 13 3 3 6 11
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 27 4 5 9 13
2012–13 Florida Everblades ECHL 14 1 2 3 9 13 6 2 8 16
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 12 1 2 3 12
AHL totals 127 13 20 33 81
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for United States USA
World Junior Championships
Gold 2010 Canada

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States WJC 7 3 2 5 6
Junior int'l totals 7 3 2 5 6

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
OHL All-Star Classic 2009–10 [6]
IIHF World U20 Championship Gold Medal with Team USA 2010 [7]

References[edit]

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