Jr. | F | Calgary, Alberta
has always given the Engineers offense, but they may need
it more than ever in 2004-05 after the loss of a terrific
Statistics: Croxton was a point-per-game player last
year with 18 goals and 21 assists in 39 games. Among ECAC
players, he ranked tied for fourth in overall point production
and tied for third in conference scoring.
He Does: Croxton has carried the Rensselear offense
through his first two seasons. He led the team in scoring
as a freshman and sophomore. In each of those years he was
the top goal scorer and set-up man.
Bigger Picture: His offensive contributions will
be needed even more this year if Rensselaer hopes to repeat
last year’s fifth-place finish. The Engineers lost a
productive senior class featuring goaltender Nathan Marsters,
defenseman Scott Basiuk, and forward Ben Barr.
coach Dan Fridgen on Croxton: “He’s really
developed nicely as a player. Last year he made more of a
commitment to playing solid team defense and that makes him
a better all-around hockey player. He’s an honor student,
he’s come back this year in very good shape and is real
hungry. He has a passion for the game.”