Jr. | F | Sterling Heights, Mich.
DeVergilio is among the most skilled forwards in
Key Statistics: DeVergilio
ranked second on the Saints in scoring with 32 points
last season, and led the team with 23 assists. This
followed a freshman year in which he scored 14 goals
and had 25 points.
What He Does: He is
a point producer and showed a knack for lighting the
lamp as a freshman and for being a playmaker as a sophomore.
His quick first step and great hands bring fans to the
edge of their seats and defensemen to the heels of their
skate blades. DeVergilio had three four-game point streaks
last year including one in February during which St.
Lawrence went 4-0-0. They eventually captured the Cleary
Cup for winning the ECAC Hockey regular-season title.
The Bigger Picture: Point production
isn't the only part of DeVergilio's game that will be
important to St. Lawrence this year. The Saints lost
a solid group of senior leaders including co-captains
Kyle Rank and Drew Bagnall. As a junior, DeVergilio
will be expected to take on a bigger leadership role.
DeVergilio's outlook for the Saints:
"We have a good group of core guys coming back,
including our captains (junior defensemen) Shawn Fensel
and Jared Ross. Even though I won't be wearing a letter,
I feel like I have to step up and be one of the leaders
among the forwards. We can be as good, if not better,
than we were last year."