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Fantasy Summary

Mobile and physical potential 3rd-pairing defenseman maybe even 2nd-pairing defenseman.


Observations

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August 2021 – Jacobs has signed a one-year (two-way) deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. Dave Hall

March 2020 – Jacobs played a more steady role defensively and on the penalty kill as well. He finally showed enough promise to get called up with New Jersey for a couple of games. Jacobs still has to develop some as far as adapting to the NHL pace.   Chris Wassel 

April 2019 – Jacobs added just one more points in nine games for Binghamton. While his play on the ice did not get worse, nothing stood out at an elevated level either. Chris Wassel

March 2019 – Jacobs generated three goals and nine assists in 60 games for Binghamton. He has been one of the more steady defensemen for a team very deficient on the blueline. What was telling is the fact that despite all the injuries, the 23-year old was not called up to New Jersey. He may have one more chance to make New Jersey out of camp. The key word is may. Chris Wassel

May 2017 – The big blueliner generated nine assists and 32 penalty minutes in his 49-game AHL campaign. Entering the second of a three-year entry-level deal, Jacobs will likely spend 2017-18 in the minors honing his skills. Right-handed defensemen are in short supply in the Devils’ system, however, so he may get a long preseason look. Kevin Wickersham

 

December 2016 – After completing last year in the OHL with Sarina scoring four goals and dishing 20 assists in 67 games, Jacobs is finding his way with Albany. Having played one game with the AHL Devils in 2015-16, he has found ice time in 10 games during this campaign with two assists, a minus-three rating, a