17 Justin Danforth
17 - Justin Danforth
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
High School: Cobourg Cougars (OJHL)
Position: Forward
gp 37
p 32
g 10
a 22
pim 53
+/- -5

2013-14 Stats | 2014-15 Stats | 2015-16 Stats | 2016-17 Stats

2016-17: 

  • Atlantic Hockey All-Conference First Team
  • Played in all 37 games, leading the team with 22 assists and 32 points.
  • Recorded his 100th career point on Nov. 22 in 7-3 win over AIC.
  • Registered two playmakers on the season, against AIC on Nov. 22 and at Bentley on Jan. 21
  • Dished out six multi-assist games on the year. 
  • Tied career-high four points (G, 3A) in SHU's 5-4 win over Bentley on Jan. 21
  • Picked up four points in SHU's playoff series against Bentley

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 18 Bentley W, 3-2
Feb 24 at Air Force L, 5-0
Feb 25 at Air Force W, 3-2
Mar 3 at Bentley W, 4-1
Mar 4 at Bentley L, 5-2
Mar 5 at Bentley L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 37 28
Points 32 22
Goals 10 7
Assists 22 15
PIM 53 51
+/- -5 -2
Power-play goals 5 3
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 21 14
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 1 1
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 160 123
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 2 Ryerson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Army West Point L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Oct 9 at Merrimack W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 14 at Army West Point L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 15 Union T, 4-4 1 1 1 2 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 21 at Boston U. L, 7-0 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 23 at American Int'l W, 6-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Oct 29 at Yale L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 4 at New Hampshire T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 12 Robert Morris L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 13 Robert Morris L, 4-1 - 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 18 Niagara W, 4-3 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 19 Niagara L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nov 22 at American Int'l W, 7-3 - 0 3 3 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 10
Nov 26 at UConn W, 4-2 1 1 2 3 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 2 at Robert Morris L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 8
Dec 3 at Robert Morris L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Dec 9 Mercyhurst L, 5-3 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 10 Mercyhurst W, 3-2 - 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 30 Air Force L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 31 Air Force L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 6 at RIT L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 7 at RIT W, 5-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 13 Holy Cross W, 2-1 1 1 0 1 2 +0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Jan 14 Holy Cross T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Jan 20 Bentley L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Jan 21 at Bentley W, 5-4 1 1 3 4 17 +2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 3 at Mercyhurst T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 1 6
Feb 4 at Mercyhurst W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 10 Canisius T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 11 Canisius L, 6-5 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 17 at Bentley L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 18 Bentley W, 3-2 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 24 at Air Force L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 25 at Air Force W, 3-2 1 0 2 2 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 3 at Bentley W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 4 at Bentley L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 5 at Bentley L, 3-2 - 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2013-14 36 5 24 29 24 -14 0 0 0 1 0 0 97
2014-15 38 7 15 22 26 -1 1 1 0 1 0 0 123
2015-16 36 20 21 41 22 +10 3 3 4 4 0 1 147
2016-17 37 10 22 32 53 -5 5 0 0 1 1 0 160
Total 147 42 82 124 125 -10 9 4 4 7 1 1 527
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 37 10 22 32 53 -5 5 0 0 1 1 0 160
Conference 28 7 15 22 51 -2 3 0 0 1 1 0 123
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 15 5 6 11 16 -8 3 0 0 1 0 0 59
Away 22 5 16 21 37 +3 2 0 0 0 1 0 101
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 13 7 15 22 23 +12 4 0 0 1 0 0 60
Losses 19 0 6 6 22 -16 0 0 0 0 0 0 73
Ties 5 3 1 4 8 -1 1 0 0 0 1 0 27
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October 7 1 3 4 6 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
November 7 2 6 8 2 -4 2 0 0 0 0 0 30
December 6 0 4 4 10 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
January 6 4 3 7 23 +3 2 0 0 1 0 0 30
February 8 2 3 5 12 +3 0 0 0 0 1 0 35
March 3 1 3 4 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11