A.J. Jenks Recalled by Charlotte of AHL

January 10, 2013

 

ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades announced Thursday that forward A.J. Jenks has been recalled by the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

Jenks heads to Charlotte having posted three points (1g, 2a) in 14 games played with the Everblades thus far this season.  In seven games played with Charlotte this season, Jenks has logged one assist.

The 6-2, 200-pound winger totaled nine points (4g, 5a) in 52 appearances last season split between Charlotte and the San Antonio Rampage last season. In addition, Jenks posted six points (3g, 3a) in 13 games played with the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL) last year as well.

In his first pro season, Jenks registered 20 points (8g, 12a) in 63 games played with the Rochester Americans during the 2010-11 season. He totaled 193 points (79g,114a) during his four-year junior career with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League from 2006-2010.

The Wolverine Lake, Michigan native is a fourth-round selection of the Florida Panthers of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Florida plays host to the Toledo Walleye on Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m. The two teams will meet again on Saturday beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Ticket Information: The Capital Bank Box Office is open Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fans may also call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, or order online at www.ticketmaster.com HYPERLINK “http://www.ticketmaster.com” \t “_blank”

Partial-season packages are still available, and start as low as $150 and offer a flexible option for fans. Discounted group ticket options are also available, and offer up to $8 in savings off of the normal ticket price. For more information, call the Everblades office at 239-948-7825.