Binghamton, NY – The Federal Prospect Hockey League announced today that Columbus River Dragons forward Justin MacDonald has been named the Player of the Month for January.

MacDonald played in 9 games and accumulated 7 goals and 13 assists for 20 points for the month. Scoring 20 points in January moved Justin from 3rd in league scoring to first now at 58 points. He had a perfect month scoring at least one point in every game. Justin’s point a game streak going into February currently stands at 19 games. MacDonald has only been held pointless in 2 games this season, November 18th and November 25th.

The 33- year-old is from Newmarket, Ontario, Canada and has played professionally since the 2011-12 season appearing in the FHL/FPHL, SPHL and ECHL. The River Dragons are his third FHL / FPHL organization that he has played for. The others are the 1000 Islands Privateers (2012-13) and the Watertown Wolves (2014-15, 2021-22). He was named one of the top forwards of the FHL in the 2014-15 season playing for the Watertown Wolves. Justin was named the FPHL MVP for the 2021-22 season in addition to being one of the top forwards that season. He led the league that year with 117 points, 70 goals and 10 game winning goals.

Justin’s Father-in-Law, Tim Kerr played in the NHL with the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers and Hartford Whalers.