Acquired by the Kitchener Rangers in the seventh round of the 2011 OHL Priority Selection.
Justin is a mobile, big-bodied forward who skates well and demonstrates offensive skill on the ice. He uses his frame effectively to protect the puck and shows good decision-making ability.
The Rangers’ 2012-13 Rookie of the Year, Justin was selected to participate in the 2012 All-American Prospects Game and the 2013 CHL/NHL Home Hardware Top Prospects Game.
He was selected in the second round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres.
In 2013-14, Justin was awarded the Jim Malleck Memorial Trophy as the Rangers' Most Valuable Player.
|2013-14 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||54||25||18||43||-12||20|
|2012-13 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||57||17||19||36||22||34|
|2013 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||10||1||2||3||-2||4|