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 25)
Wolverine Lake, MI, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Toledo Walleye
Rochester Americans
San Antonio Rampage
Charlotte Checkers
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, who is currently playing for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL. Jenks was drafted 100th overall by the Florida Panthers in 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 J. Ross Robertson Cup in his rookie season in 2006–07. In recognition of his outstanding play, Jenks was selected to play in the 2010 OHL All-Star Classic,[2]

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.[3]

On July 19, 2014, Jenks signed a one-year contract with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.[4]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for United States USA
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Canada

Jenks represented the United States at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he recorded three goals and two assists in seven games, and won a gold medal.[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
2006–07 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
2013–14 Florida Everblades ECHL 41 18 17 35 34
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 24 2 3 5 20
2014–15 Toledo Walleye ECHL 42 16 9 25 23 20 5 7 12 10
2014–15 Charlotte Checkers AHL 27 2 4 6 12
AHL totals 178 17 27 44 113

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States WJC 1st 7 3 2 5 6
Junior 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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