PRINCETON, N.J. – Columbia defenseman Chris St Croix is the Sher-Wood East Coast Hockey League Player of the Month for February.
The 6-3 and 200-pound St. Croix ranked second on the team in February with 12 assists and 17 points in 13 games while helping Columbia go 10-2-1 and move into first place in the Southeast Division.
St. Croix led ECHL defensemen in scoring during the month and ranks 11th overall among league defensemen with 39 points in 46 games. The 23-year-old St. Croix had four multiple-point games in February, including a season-high four-point performance that included a power-play goal and the game-winning goal in a 6-4 win against Greenville on February 1. He had a pair of assists, including on the game-winning goal, in a 3-0 win against Columbus on February 7. Selected in the fourth round (92nd overall) by Calgary in the 1997 National Hockey League Entry Draft, St. Croix had a power-play goal and two assists in an 8-0 win against Florida on February 13, beginning a five-game scoring streak that produced eight points (2g-6a).