The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Jack Jenkins for the 2019-20 season.
Jenkins, 24, signs with the Fuel after attending the University of Notre Dame (NCAA). In four seasons with the Fighting Irish, Jenkins tallied 15 goals and 27 assists in 144 NCAA contests, serving as an alternate captain during his senior season. Jenkins was part of an Irish team that won a Big Ten Regular Season Championship in 2017-18 as well as back-to-back Big Ten Hockey Conference Championships in 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Before his time at Notre Dame, Jenkins was drafted by the De Moines Buccaneers in the 2012 USHL Entry Draft. The native of Lake Bluff, Illinois played three seasons in the USHL, spending his first two seasons in De Moines and splitting his final season between the Bloomington Thunder and the Fargo Force. Over 174 games in the USHL, Jenkins tallied 27 goals, 57 assists and 89 penalty minutes.
With the signing of Jenkins, the Fuel have two defenseman, four forwards and a goaltender signed for the 2019-20 season. Stay tuned to Indy Fuel social media pages for more player signings throughout the offseason.
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