AJ Jenks
A. J. Jenks Cyclones.JPG
Born June 27 1990 (1990-06-27) (age 27),
Wolverine Lake, MI, USA
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Carolina Hurricanes
Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
NHL Draft 100th overall, 2008
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2010–present

AJ Jenks (born June 27, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL. He was selected by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round (100th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

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,[1] and also was chosen to compete at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where he won a gold medal with Team USA.[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]

Jenks prefers his name to be listed as AJ (without periods) as opposed to A.J. or A. J.[4]

International playEdit

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of the United States USA
World Junior Championships
Gold 2010 Canada

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

Awards and honoursEdit

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

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    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 - - - - -
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External linksEdit

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