Skinner appears to have a good shot of topping his season high for goals of 31, which he set as a rookie in 2010-11.
He has six goals and four assists in his last five games.
The hat trick gave the streaking forward five goals in his last two games and 15 in his last 14.
He has four points in his last two games.
He has 10 goals in his last 10 games. After seeing a drop in point production over the course of his first three seasons, he's averaging a career-best 0.88 points per game in 2013-14.
It was his first three-point game since Feb. 4 of last season.
He has gone to get a second opinion and it's unclear when he'll return.
He leads the team with three points through two games, picking up for a top line that hasn't produced a goal yet.
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