Jakub Skarek

Jakub Skarek

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/192 lbs
Born: Jihlava, Czech Republic
Draft: 2018 3rd round (72nd pick) by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Islanders focused on bouncing back, returning to playoffs

    After missing the playoffs for the first time in four years, the New York Islanders had a long offseason to reflect on what went wrong. With a new coach and mostly the same roster that reached the Stanley Cup semifinals the previous two years, they are ready for a fresh start. “It was nice to reset, have a longer summer to regroup,” center Brock Nelson said. “I think everyone has the belief and confidence in the group that we have. ... We’re not too far removed from a couple of pretty good runs

  • Raleigh News and Observer

    Remembering Carolina Hurricanes’ first preseason game; how to watch today’s exhibition

    The Hurricanes’ first preseason game was played Sept. 13, 1997 at Greensboro Coliseum against the New York Islanders, the Canes winning, 4-1. Here’s how you can watch today’s Hurricanes-Lightning game from home.