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Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Gets three points vs. Columbus
Skinner contributed a goal and two assists in Buffalo's 5-2 win over Columbus on Friday.
It was Skinner's second straight three-point game, giving him a goal and five assists in that span. He's finished the campaign with 35 goals and 82 points in 79 outings. Skinner comfortably surpassed his previous career high of 63 points, though he finished shy of his personal best of 40 markers, which he set in 2018-19. The 30-year-old, who is signed to an eight-year, $72 million contract that will run through 2026-27, is expected to continue to play a key role with the Sabres next season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Three helpers in OT win
Skinner notched three assists, one on the power play, in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Senators.
After a scoreless first period, Skinner picked up helpers in each of the remaining three frames, including on Casey Mittelstadt's winner 78 seconds into OT. With one game left on Buffalo's schedule, Skinner sits one point short of his first career 80-point campaign, while the 30-year-old's 34 goals are his highest total since he fired home 40 in 2018-19.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Nets 34th in loss
Skinner tallied a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to New Jersey.
Skinner got Buffalo on the board in the second period, backhanding a net-front feed from Casey Mittelstadt to cut the deficit to 2-1. The tally snaps a four-game stretch without a goal for Skinner. The 30-year-old winger is up to 34 goals and 76 points, a career high, through 77 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Scores 30th goal of 2022-23
Skinner had a goal in a 7-3 loss to Nashville on Tuesday.
It was Skinner's 30th marker of the season, making this the second straight campaign in which he's reached that milestone. Skinner was racing to the milestone from Feb. 18-March 11, providing nine goals -- along with six assists -- over 12 outings, but going into Tuesday's contest, the 30-year-old had slowed down with just one helper over a four-game goal-scoring drought. In addition to his 30 markers, Skinner has 68 points and 195 shots through 67 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Two points against Dallas
Skinner scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 10-4 loss to the Stars.
His tally early in the third period gave Buffalo a brief flicker of hope and made the score 5-3, but four straight Dallas goals dispelled any thoughts of a comeback. Skinner remains locked in, scoring eight goals and 14 points over the last 11 games, and the veteran winger sits two goals short of his sixth career 30-goal campaign.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Scores power-play goal Monday
Skinner collected a power-play goal in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Monday.
Skinner has 27 goals and 63 points in 59 contests in 2022-23, including 18 points with the man advantage. The 30-year-old recorded 63 points in 2010-11 and matched that total in 2016-17, 2018-19 and 2021-22. He's never surpassed that point total, but there's still 20 games left on Buffalo's schedule for him to do it this time. Skinner is red-hot with seven goals and 13 points over his last 10 outings.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Two-point effort Saturday
Skinner scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Lightning.
He potted the fifth of five straight goals for the Sabres that put the game out of reach, grabbing a turnover in the Tampa Bay zone and blasting a shot past Brian Elliott from the slot. Skinner is having one of his patented hot streaks, lighting the lamp six times in the last eight games while racking up 11 points, and on the season the 30-year-old has 26 goals and 62 points in 58 games, leaving him one point shy of tying the career-high mark he's reached four different times. Barring something disastrous befalling him, it seems like Skinner will finally smash through that 63-point barrier.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Strikes twice in Friday's win
Skinner scored two goals in Friday's 3-1 win over the Panthers.
The veteran winger opened the scoring early in the second period and potted the final tally of the night in the third, extending his point streak to five games in the process while getting his 600th NHL point. Skinner has four goals and eight points during this streak, and it's the third time this season he's had a point streak of at least five games. The 30-year-old winger remains on pace for a career-best season, piling up 24 goals and 58 points through 54 games.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: On three-game scoring streak
Skinner collected a goal in Buffalo's 6-3 loss to Toronto on Tuesday.
Skinner scored at 16:29 of the third frame to reduce the Maple Leafs' edge to 5-3. He has 22 goals and 54 points in 52 contests this season. Skinner is on a three-game scoring streak, supplying two goals and four points over that span.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Pair of points in win
Skinner scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Sharks.
Skinner helped out on an Owen Power tally in the second period and then scored one of his own in the third, which stood as the game-winner. This snapped a six-game goal drought for Skinner, and it was also his first multi-point effort since Jan. 26. The 30-year-old winger is up to 21 tallies, 53 points, 149 shots on net and a plus-11 rating through 51 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Reaches 50-point milestone
Skinner registered two assists in a 3-2 win against the Jets on Thursday.
Skinner extended his point streak to six contests. He's up to 20 goals and 50 points in 45 games this season. Skinner's career high in points is 63, which was set in 2010-11 and matched in 2016-17, 2018-19 and last season. However, the 30-year-old is well on his way to surpassing that point total in the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Extends point streak to five games
Skinner contributed a goal and an assist in Buffalo's 5-3 win against St. Louis on Tuesday.
Skinner opened the scoring with his marker just 1:00 into the game. A mere 0:25 later, he provided the primary assist on Alex Tuch's goal. Skinner has 20 goals and 48 points in 44 games in 2022-23. The 30-year-old is on a five-game point streak and has recorded two markers and six points over that span.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: On four-game point streak
Skinner registered an assist in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Stars.
Skinner has a goal and three helpers during his four-game point streak. He set up Victor Olofsson on a rapid-fire passing play for the Sabres' second goal of the contest. Skinner is up to 19 tallies, 27 helpers, 129 shots on net and a plus-12 rating through 43 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Tallies in Saturday's win
Skinner scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Predators.
Skinner opened the scoring, scoring on a breakaway after a heads-up pass from Tage Thompson. This snapped a seven-game goal drought for Skinner, who posted four assists in that span. The slight downturn in offense doesn't take away from what's been a strong season for the winger -- he's up to 18 tallies, 42 points, 120 shots on net and a plus-14 rating through 38 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Two helpers against Seattle
Skinner picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Kraken.
The 30-year-old winger remains on pace for a career-best campaign as he thrives alongside the younger stars in Buffalo's top six. Since returning from a three-game suspension in mid-December, Skinner has piled up four goals and nine points in nine contests. He also has five goals and 12 points on the season with the man advantage, exceeding his total from last season in 44 fewer games.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Converts unassisted tally
Skinner scored a goal during a 6-3 victory over the visiting Red Wings on Thursday.
Skinner's second-period tally gave the Sabres a 2-0 advantage and extended his point streak to nine games. The 30-year-old left winger has compiled eight goals and eight assists during the run. Skinner paced the Sabres with six shots on goal during 20:26 of ice time, including 3:47 on the power play.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Lights lamp again Monday
Skinner scored a goal and went plus-2 in Monday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.
The teams played to a scoreless first period, but Skinner made some noise just 1:53 into the middle frame. He's scored three times and added an assist in two games since returning from a three-game suspension. Skinner has immediately resumed his incredibly productive role on the top line, which has seen him rack up 16 tallies, 36 points, 93 shots on net, 15 PIM and a plus-13 rating in 29 appearances. He's on pace to shatter his career high of 63 points, a mark he achieved four times in his first 12 campaigns.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Jeff Skinner: Stays hot Saturday
Skinner, returning from a suspension, scored twice and registered an assist in a 5-2 win against Arizona on Saturday.
Skinner's first marker of the contest was contributed on a Sabres' power play. He's up to 15 goals and 35 points in 28 games this season. The 30-year-old has been red hot lately, recording 10 goals and 21 points in his last 10 contests.... See More ... See Less
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