Jarrod Skalde

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Jarrod Skalde
Jarrod Skalde Coaching.jpg
Born (1971-02-26) February 26, 1971 (age 44)
Niagara Falls, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New Jersey Devils
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Calgary Flames
San Jose Sharks
Dallas Stars
Chicago Blackhawks
Atlanta Thrashers
Philadelphia Flyers
Lausanne HC
Leksands IF
Oji Eagles
HK Jesenice
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1989
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1990–2008

Jarrod J. Skalde (born February 26, 1971 in Niagara Falls, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who also served as the head coach of the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL from the 2009–10 season until the 2012–13 season.

Playing career[edit]

Skalde was drafted 26th overall by New Jersey Devils in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft and started his National Hockey League career with the Devils in 1990. He would also play for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Chicago Blackhawks, Atlanta Thrashers, and Philadelphia Flyers, but spent most of his career bouncing around the minor leagues. He went on to play a total of 115 regular season games, scoring 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points and collecting 62 penalty minutes.

He left the NHL after the 2002 season and played in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for Lausanne, before spending three seasons in the American Hockey League. He then moved to Sweden's Elitserien to play for Leksands IF. In 2006, he played in the Asia League Ice Hockey, playing for the Oji Ice Hockey Team. In 2007, he returned to North America and signed with the Bloomington Prairie Thunder of the International Hockey League.under a player/associate coach role.

Coaching career[edit]

On August 12, 2010, Skalde was named the head coach for the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL. After his tenure with the Cyclones he accepted a position as an assistant coach with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL. He was promoted to head coach the following season, the last of the Admirals tenure in the AHL in 2014–15. He parted ways with the Anaheim Ducks affiliation at the conclusion of the year.[1]


  1. ^ "Skalde and the Ducks part ways". beneaththescope.com. 2015-04-21. Retrieved 2015-04-21. 

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