At WHL from Above, CJ writes that Michael St. Croix isn’t likely to make Team Canada for the World Junior Championships, or be invited to the camp, because of the available high end talent that should be in the NHL.
He writes that St. Croix is “extremely talented offensively” but with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Mark Scheifele and Jonathon Huberdeau not in the NHL, there won’t be a spot for him. CJ writes that he expects St. Croix to spend that time making a run at the WHL scoring title.
Bob McKenzie writes that the top six for Team Canada will likely be Huberdeau, Nugent-Hopkins and Scheifele and Ryan Strome centering Charles Hudon and either Ty Rattie or potential #1 overall pick Nathan MacKinnon.
St. Croix is currently 10th in the WHL in points with 14 goals and 23 assists in 28 games.