Lodge finds home on Spirit's top line with effort, consistency
Jimmy Lodge may have found himself under the microscope early in the season courtesy of the NHL’s Central Scouting preliminary rankings — but inconsistent and tentative play made it hard to see the Downington, PA native on the ice. But through effort and consistency, he’s worked his way to the top of the Saginaw Spirit’s depth chart — and he hopes to parallel that rise up the NHL Draft charts.
“In the beginning it was pretty up and down,” Lodge said. “But in November I started playing on the top line, getting some power play time, and really started creating an offensive game for me.… read more