17 Justin Danforth
17 Justin Danforth
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
High School: Cobourg Cougars (OJHL)
Position: Forward
gp 36
p 41
g 20
a 21
pim 22
+/- +10

2013-14 Stats | 2014-15 Stats | 2015-16 Stats

2015-16: 

  • Atlantic Hockey All-Conference Second Team
  • Atlantic Hockey Player of the Month for January
  • Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week (Jan. 19, Feb. 2)
  • NCAA.com Second Star of the Week (1/5)
  • Tied for the nation's lead in points (18) in January
  • Had three assists in games against Army (Dec. 4) and Niagara (Jan. 2)
  • Recorded SHU's first hat trick since 2012 at Mercyhurst on Jan. 16, adding an assist for four points
  • Also had four points (2G, 2A) in 7-4 win at UConn on Jan. 26

2014-15:

  • Played in all 38 games, recording 22 points (7G, 15A)
  • One of three players to have 15 assists
  • Had a goal and an assist in SHU’s 6-3 win at Bentley on Oct. 18
  • Dished out two assists in 3-2 win over Canisius on Nov. 7
  • Was a +3 with a goal and two assists in the Pioneers’ 6-3 win over Niagara on Jan. 2
  • Scored two goals, including a power play goal, in the 5-1 win over Mercyhurst on Jan. 24
  • Scored a goal in Sacred Heart’s 5-2 win over Army in game two of the AHC Tournament First Round series. 

2013-14:

  • AHA Rookie of the Year
  • AHA All-Rookie Team 
  • Played in all 36 games as a freshman
  • Led Sacred Heart with 24 assists and 29 points 
  • Recorded his first two career points on assists in the 3-1 win over Bentley on Oct. 16
  • Was a +3 with two assists and his first collegiate goal at Holy Cross on Nov. 1
  • Had two assists in both games of Sacred Heart’s sweep of Army Nov. 22-23 
  • Scored a goal and had an assist in the 4-3 win over Niagara on Jan. 31
  • Had a six-game point streak from Feb. 7-March 1 
  • Had three points in Sacred Heart’s 5-4 overtime win at AIC on Feb. 14, dishing out two assists while scoring the game-winning goal

Prior to Sacred Heart:  Played three seasons for the Cobourg Cougars of the Ontario Junior Hockey League from 2010-2013 with SHU teammate Evan Jasper … Led the Cougars with 56 points (22 G, 34 A) in the 2012-13 season, adding three goals and 11 assists in the playoffs … Tallied 22 goals and 49 points during the 2011-12 campaign ... Was Cobourg's Rookie of the Year in 2010, team MVP in 2011-12, and assistant captain in 2012-13 ... Played two years for Team Canada East at the World Junior "A" Challenge, earning MVP honors in the gold medal game in 2011-12 ... Was assistant captain for Team Canada East in 2012-13 ... Tournament MVP of the 2012-13 Central Canada Cup.

Personal: Born on May 15, 1993 … Son of Yvonne and Kent Danforth … Has one brother, Brandon … Plans to major in sports management … Favorite Sports Team: Toronto Maple Leafs … Favorite Professional Athlete: Pavel Datsyuk … Favorite TV Show: Entourage

Recent Games
Feb 20 at Canisius W, 4-3
Feb 26 Holy Cross L, 5-2
Feb 27 at Holy Cross L, 3-0
Mar 4 at Bentley L, 5-4
Mar 5 at Bentley W, 2-1
Mar 6 at Bentley L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 36 27
Points 41 29
Goals 20 13
Assists 21 16
PIM 22 14
+/- +10 +12
Power-play goals 3 2
Short-handed goals 3 2
Empty net goals 4 3
Games started 29 21
Game-winning goals 4 3
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 147 104
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 4 Dalhousie L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Union T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 16 at UMass L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 17 Arizona St. W, 3-0 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 5
Oct 27 at American Int'l W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 30 Canisius L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Oct 31 Canisius W, 4-0 - 1 2 3 0 +3 0 0 0 1 0 5
Nov 6 at Holy Cross L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 7 Holy Cross W, 3-1 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Nov 10 at American Int'l W, 5-2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 7
Nov 13 at Penn State L, 8-2 1 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 14 at Penn State L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 20 Air Force T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 21 Air Force L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 28 at Robert Morris L, 6-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 29 at Robert Morris L, 5-4 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 4 Army West Point L, 4-3 1 0 3 3 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 5 at Army West Point L, 5-2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 2 Niagara W, 5-0 1 0 3 3 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 3 Niagara W, 2-1 1 2 0 2 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 5
Jan 8 at Army West Point T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Jan 9 Army West Point W, 4-1 - 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 1 0 0 3
Jan 15 at Mercyhurst L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 16 at Mercyhurst W, 6-4 1 3 1 4 0 +3 1 2 1 0 0 4
Jan 22 RIT L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 23 RIT   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 RIT L, 5-3 1 1 0 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 26 at UConn W, 7-4 1 2 2 4 0 +1 0 1 0 0 0 7
Jan 29 at Bentley L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 30 at Bentley T, 3-3 - 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 5 Robert Morris L, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 6 Robert Morris L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 19 at Canisius W, 4-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 20 at Canisius W, 4-3 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 26 Holy Cross L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 27 at Holy Cross L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Bentley L, 5-4 1 2 1 3 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 5 at Bentley W, 2-1 1 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 1 0 10
Mar 6 at Bentley L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 6
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 36 20 21 41 22 +10 3 3 4 4 0 1 147
Conference 27 13 16 29 14 +12 2 2 3 3 0 1 104
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 15 7 12 19 8 +7 0 0 2 3 0 0 58
Away 21 13 9 22 14 +3 3 3 2 1 0 1 89
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 13 14 12 26 4 +22 1 3 4 4 0 1 60
Losses 19 5 8 13 16 -14 1 0 0 0 0 0 70
Ties 4 1 1 2 2 +2 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
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October 6 2 3 5 2 +1 0 0 1 1 0 0 22
November 9 3 2 5 8 +0 0 0 1 1 0 0 34
December 2 1 3 4 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
January 11 10 8 18 4 +12 2 3 2 1 0 1 47
February 5 1 3 4 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
March 3 3 2 5 2 -2 1 0 0 1 0 0 19