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A.J. Jenks

#28 A.J. Jenks

Position Left Wing
Height 6'2"
Weight 201
Shoots Left
Born June 27, 1990
Birthplace Detroit, MI
Drafted Florida 2008 (4th, 100th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Plymouth OHL   68 9 14 23 50   20 0 1 1 8
2007-08 Plymouth OHL   68 26 29 55 94   4 1 0 1 4
2008-09 Plymouth OHL   61 21 31 52 78   11 1 2 3 18
2009-10 Plymouth OHL   52 23 40 63 58   9 4 8 12 14
2010-11 Rochester AHL   63 8 12 20 48   - - - - -
2011-12 San Antonio AHL   25 0 0 0 8   - - - - -
  Cincinnati ECHL   13 3 3 6 11   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   27 4 5 9 13   - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL   12 1 2 3 12   - - - - -
  Florida ECHL   14 1 2 3 9   13 6 2 8 16
   
AHL TOTALS   127 13 19 32 81   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   153 17 24 41 101   13 6 2 8 16

Biography

A.J. Jenks
Signed a professional tryout contract with Charlotte on 12/4/13.

2012-13

Completed his third professional season and second with the Checkers, playing a career-low 12 games at the AHL level and a career-high 13 games at the ECHL level with Florida … Tied for second on Florida in playoff goal scoring with six in 13 games … Began the season with Charlotte and recorded an assist on Drayson Bowman's game-winning goal in his first game of the season at RFD (10/20) … Assigned to Florida (ECHL) on 11/28 … Took a regular-season-high six shots on goal in his Everblades debut vs. GRN (11/30) … Recalled to Charlotte on 12/2 and played one game before returning to Florida on 12/10 … Recorded his first ECHL point of the season, an assist on David Rutherford's goal, at CIN (12/12) … Scored his first goal of the season and took a season-high five shots on goal at TOL (12/16) … Picked up an assist and a fighting major vs. ORL (12/21) … Recalled to Charlotte on 1/10 and notched his second AHL point of the season, the primary assist on Tim Wallace's goal at OKC, the next night … Scored his first AHL goal of the season to tie the game with 2:28 remaining in an eventual overtime win at OKC (1/12) … Left the game vs. GR (1/17) with an upper-body injury and did not appear in another AHL game this season … Reassigned to Florida on 4/2 after missing 27 games due to injury … Scored a goal and took five shots in Florida's first playoff game vs. ELM (4/5) … Tied the ECHL record for fastest overtime goal (11 seconds) to give Florida a 2-1 series lead at ELM on 4/10 and extend his point streak to three games (2g, 1a). Also took seven shots on goal … Had his first multi-point game of the playoffs (1g, 1a) and fired nine shots on goal in the deciding sixth game vs. ELM (4/15) … Scored his fifth goal of the postseason (seven games) in Game 1 vs. REA (4/19), extending his point streak to three games (3g, 1a) …Regular-season AHL games missed due to injury: 27 (upper-body: 1/20-3/30) … Sat out 15 games as a healthy extra (10/13-10/19, 10/21, 10/28-11/4, 11/8-11/17, 11/21, 11/25, 12/7-12/9) … Missed 22 games while in the ECHL (12/1-12/2, 12/11-1/6, 4/6-4/20) … Longest point streak: 2 games (1/11-1/12: 1g, 1a).

2011-12

Completed his second professional season and first with Charlotte...Scored three shootout goals on five attempts ... Played a total of 13 games with Cincinnati of the ECHL, scoring six points (3g, 3a) ... Scored the shootout-winning goal in San Antonio's first game of the season vs. CHI (10/8) ... Assigned to Cincinnati (ECHL) on 11/3 and recorded his first career ECHL point, an assist, vs. TOL (11/15) ... Recalled to San Antonio on 11/20 after playing seven games with the Cyclones (0g, 1a) ... Reassigned to Cincinnati on 12/10 and scored his first two ECHL goals, including the game-winner, at KAL (12/21) ... Recalled to San Antonio on 12/26 after scoring five points (3g, 2a) during a six-game ECHL stint ... Recorded his second shootout-winning goal vs. TEX (1/6) ... Acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes from the Florida Panthers along with Evgenii Dadonov in exchange for Jon Matsumoto and Mattias Lindstrom (1/18) ... Made his Checkers debut and took three shots on goal at ABB (1/20) ... Scored his first goal of the season to open the scoring at OKC (2/3) ... Picked up his first assist of the season on Zach Boychuk's goal at PEO (2/11) ... Had his only multi-assist game of the season with two helpers at PEO (2/17) ... Scored the first two power-play goals of his career, had his first multi-goal game and earned first-star honors vs. OKC (2/24) ... Had seven points (4g, 3a) in 10 games during the month of February ...  Had seven penalty minutes, including his only fight of the season, vs. NOR (3/16).

2010-11

Completed his first professional season with the Florida Panthers' top affiliate in Rochester (AHL) ... Ranked 10th on the Americans and third among team rookies in scoring with 20 points (8g, 12a) in 63 games ... Made his professional debut at BNG (11/10) ... Scored his first professional goal in just his second pro game at MTB (11/12) ... Had his first multi-point game as a pro (1g, 1a) at RCH (11/26) ... Notched his first game-winning goal and added an assist at RCH (12/3).

Junior

Completed a four-year career with Plymouth (OHL), scoring a total of 193 points (79g, 114a) in 249 games ... Had 23 points (9g, 14a) in his rookie season and one assist in 20 playoff and Memorial Cup games for the Whalers as Plymouth captured the 2007 OHL Championship before falling to Vancouver in the Memorial Cup final ... Scored a career-high 26 goals and ranked third on the team with 55 points in 2007-08 ... Ranked fourth on the Whalers in scoring with 52 points (21g, 31a) in 2008-09 ... Set career highs in assists (40) and points (63) to rank second on Plymouth in scoring in 2009-10.

International

Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2010 World Junior Championship, scoring five points (3g, 2a) in seven games.