Top-six forward with high offensive upside. Capable of playing both center and wing. A dynamic offensive force who is an excellent playmaker but also has great goal-scoring abilities as well.
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August 2020 – It was a coming out party for Suzuki in Montreal’s short postseason run. Not only did he lead the team in points with 10, but he also led them with four goals. Suzuki was Montreal’s most impactful forward through the beginning of their play-in series to the end of their first round loss. In the offensive zone he uses his soft hands and edges to give himself space and time to make a play. Despite his small stature he is not afraid of getting into the dirty areas and driving the net. Defensively Suzuki has a very active stick proven by his team leading 10 takeaways. If these playoffs made anything clear about Suzuki’s game it was that he is going to be a very important piece to the Canadiens going forward. Pablo Ruiz
March 2020 – Coming into the 2019-2020 season Suzuki was on the bubble to make the team, but after a strong training camp and preseason, he forced his way onto the team with a role as a 4th line winger. Fast forward to the beginning of March and the shifty forward is centering the 2nd line, and getting time on the powerplay and penalty kill. His 40 points make him 4th on the team and tied fourt