Ice hockey player
| AJ Jenks|
65,000 USD (2013)
| June 27, 1990 (age 25)
Wolverine Lake, MI, USA (1990-06-27) |
Grand Rapids Griffins
San Antonio Rampage
100th overall, 2008
15 (Charlotte Checkers / Centerman)
Arthur "AJ" Jenks (born June 27, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL) Jenks was drafted 100th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
AJ Jenks Wikipedia
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,
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.
On July 19, 2014, Jenks signed a one-year contract with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.
On January 10, 2016, Jenks was signed to a Professional Try Out by the Grand Rapids Griffins. Prior to being signed to a professional try out, Jenks recorded 11 goals and 14 assists in 33 games for the Toledo Walleye this season.
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.