Andrei Kostitsyn did GREAT . Hit hard along the boards, take control of the puck, works hard behind the net, agressive puck-protection, impressive defensive plays.... wow... that's what he needs to do EVERYNIGHT : to work hard.
Andrei Kostitsyn deserves to be a top 6 players for the rest of the year? It all depens on how Andrei will handle his play. If he continue to show commitment to work hard : fine ; if he wants to take some shift off and play a soft unwilligness play : hamilton.
The situation has become so obtuse with line selection, benching, development, and tactics that one-liners encapsulate what is so beyond the obvious it would be stupidity to recant the matter in detail.
A one-liner to help you with your quest to find out why people are using them "Latendresse stinks"