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J.D. Forrest
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Auburn, NY

High School:
Huron (Mich.)

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 173

Position:
Defenseman

Birthdate:
04/15/1981

Previous Team:
USNTDP

JUSTIN DAVID FORREST; born April 15, 1981 ... shoots left ? played for the U.S. National Junior Team in the World Junior Championships in Moscow, Russia from Dec. 26, 2000-Jan. 5, 2001; recorded one goal and one assist in six games for the fifth-place U.S. team ? played three seasons in USA Hockey?s National Team Development Program ... underwent successful surgery on March 6, 2002 to repair tendon and nerve damage in his right arm.

AS A JUNIOR (2002-03): Played in 34 games; missed two January games and three February games because of injuries ? led the team?s defensemen in scoring with 31 points ? six goals and 25 assists; recorded 13 points ? two goals and 11 assists ? in 19 HOCKEY EAST contests ? earned AHCA All-America second team honors ? captured All-HOCKEY EAST second team accolades ? earned All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Tournament?s East Regional in Providence, R.I. ? was also an All-Tournament selection at the Dodge Holiday Classic in Minneapolis, Minn. ? twice gained HOCKEY EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors (Feb. 10, March 10) ? scored one game-winning goal, one power-play goal and one shorthanded goal ? enjoyed seven multiple-point games ? netted a power-play goal in a home win over Denver (10/18) ? tallied one goal and one assist in a 4-3 home win over UMass-Lowell; his goal was scored in the last second of play in the first period ? collected three assists in a come-from-behind win over Bowling Green in the Dodge Holiday Classic (12/27) ? netted a shorthanded goal against Massachusetts (1/31) ? notched one goal and one assist against Northeastern in the Beanpot (2/3); assisted on Tony Voce?s game-winning goal ? scored the game-winning goal ? with 18 seconds remaining in the game ? in a 2-1 HOCKEY EAST Tournament quarterfinal-round win over Merrimack (3/8) ? scored BC?s only goal against Cornell in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament (3/30) ? opened the season with a five-game scoring streak and closed the season with a five-game scoring streak.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2001-02):
Played in 35 games; missed one game (at Providence, 1/25) with the flu and two games (at Maine, 3/7 & 3/8) after suffering tendon and nerve damage in his right arm in the regular-season finale against New Hampshire ... shared the program's William J. Flynn Coaches' Award (with Ben Eaves) ... gained Nye Frontier Classic All-Tournament accolades ... registered 27 points -- eight goals and 19 assists; recorded 17 points -- four goals and 13 assists -- in 23 HOCKEY EAST contests ... finished the season with a plus-15 rating ... scored four power-play goals ... enjoyed four multiple-point games ... scored one goal and added two assists -- including one on Tony Voce's gamewinner -- against Merrimack (11/8) ... recorded one goal and one assist against Boston University in the first round of the Beanpot (2/4) ... collected two assists, including one on Ryan Shannon's game-winning goal, in a 4-3 home win over Maine (2/8) ... also had two assists against UMass-Lowell (10/19) ... netted one goal in the team's Silverado Shootout championship game victory over Minnesota-Duluth (12/29).

AS A FRESHMAN (2000-01):
Played in 38 games; missed three games while playing with the U.S. National Junior Team in the World Junior Hockey Championships in Moscow, Russia ? missed two games (Nov. 4 & 7) because of a separated left shoulder ? earned HOCKEY EAST All-Rookie Team honors ? registered 22 points -- six goals and 16 assists; six of his 16 assists came on game-winning goals ? tallied one power-play goal, two shorthanded goals and one empty-net goal ? enjoyed four multiple-point games ? notched his first collegiate point -- an assist -- at Denver (10/21) ? tallied his first goal in a three-point effort against UMass-Amherst (10/29); scored his goal in the second period, before assisting on the game-winning goal and an insurance goal ? registered his three special-teams goals in consecutive games; netted an unassisted, shorthanded goal to finish the scoring in a home win over Boston University (1/7), netted a power-play goal in a 2-1 win at UMass-Lowell (1/12), and scored a shorthanded goal in a two-point effort at Merrimack (1/16) ? assisted on the game-tying and game-winning goals in a 4-3 home win over UMass-Lowell (2/2) ? assisted on Krys Kolanos' game-winning, power-play goal at Boston University (3/4) ? tallied three points in four HOCKEY EAST Tournament games, including an assist on Tony Voce's decisive goal in the title game against Providence (3/17) ? assisted on Mike Lephart's goal that gave BC a 2-0 lead against North Dakota in the NCAA Tournament's championship game (4/7).

BEFORE BC:
Served as captain of USA Hockey NTDP?s Under-17 team during the 1999-2000 season; played the previous season with the Under-18 Team ... earned 1999-2000 North American Hockey League (NAHL) Most Valuable Defenseman honors; also earned NAHL All-League first team accolades ? finished the league schedule with 34 points ? six goals and 28 assists ? in 52 games ? registered four power-play goals and one game-winning tally ? also notched seven points ? one goal and six assists ? in seven games against international competition ? was the top-scoring defenseman ? with seven points ? on the 2000 USA Hockey Junior Select Team that earned a gold medal in the Viking Cup in Alberta, Canada; also played in the 1998 Viking Cup ? registered one goal and one assist in four games for Team USA (Under-18) in the 1998 Three Nations Tournament in Kouruu, Finland ? played for Team USA in the 1999 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Fussen and Kaufbeuren, Germany ? participated in the 1999 USA Hockey National Junior Camp in Lake Placid, NY.

PERSONAL:
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ? was the 2001-02 recipient of the George J. Norberg Memorial Scholarship ? was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the sixth round (181st overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft ? Justin is the middle of Brenda and Thom Forrest's three children; has two sisters.

FORREST'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR	CL	GP	G	A	PTS	PEN	PPG	SHG	HT	GW
2000-01	Fr.	38	6	16	22	20/40	1	2	0	0
2001-02	So.	35	8	19	27	14/28	4	0	0	0
2002-03	Jr.	34	6	25	31	14/28	1	1	0	1
CAREER		107	20	60	80	48/96	6	3	0	1

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