St. Croix's line was dynamite tonight. I thought he was extremely poised with the puck, but aside from that one rush in the third, his first few steps aren't that great.
Goal aside, I thought Reinhart looked a lot better than Rielly tonight, too.
I also don't think I saw St. Croix take a single faceoff. He's usually on the wing to start, though I see him drift towards regular center after puck drop. I think he took care of his defensive responsibilities (in terms of getting back) pretty well, though he let his teammates do his work in the corners generally.
From the Minnesota games I've watched, Skjei has been good, but it's just unreal how good Bjugstad is. Florida is so lucky to have him.
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Even if he doesn't become a consistent NHL player, I can see him being a 13th forward and powerplay specialist.
Scored on a 5 on 3 off an excellent pass from Dylan Wruck.
We have/had one of those named Zuccerello. Torts doesn't like those players apparently so St Croix has no future here. Though obviously i think of Zucc more then just a 13th forward but i'll leave that alone in this thread.