17 Justin Danforth
17 Justin Danforth
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
High School: Cobourg Cougars (OJHL)
Position: Forward

2013-14 Stats

2013-14: AHA Rookie of the YearAHA 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 … Also had four assists at Canisius Jan. 11-12 … 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 … Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 5-4 win over Bentley on Feb. 21.

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