16 - John Heffernan
John Heffernan
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Scituate, Mass.
Position: F
Major: Criminology
Shoots/Catches: L
Last Team: Bridgewater (EJHL)
gp 27
p 11
g 4
a 7
pim 16
+/- +5

2012-13: Logged time in 27 games as a senior, finishing with 11 points (4g, 7a) ... Sent 45 pucks on net ... Added two power play goals ... Started the year with four points through first three games, including a two-assist night at Union (10/6) ... Registered assists in back-to-back games in early November.

2011-12: Played in 13 games … Scored two goals and added two assists … Scored one goal and had one assist along with a +2 rating in home-opener against Army (10/15) for first career multi-point game … Scored game-winning goal in overtime at New Hampshire (1/21).

2010-11: Appeared in seven games season, including the Hockey East Semifinals against UNH (3/18) … Registered three points (goal, two assists) … Scored lone goal on opening night at Niagara (10/9) … Added a pair of assists against UMass (2/5) … Recorded +3 rating on the season … Team was 4-1-2 when he was in the lineup.

2009-10: Appeared in 18 games a freshman … Scored four points (two goals, two assists) … Tallied first career assist in third collegiate game vs. Army (10/17) … Netted first collegiate goal vs. Northeastern (12/4) … Also scored vs. Maine (2/27) … Added assists vs. UNH (11/28) … Posted +2 rating … Fired 29 shots on goal … Played in final six games on the season, including all three postseason games.

Before Merrimack: Led the Bridgewater Bandits (EJHL) with 53 points (20 goals, 33 assists) in 45 games, ranking 16th in the league in scoring … Registered five points in four playoff games … Attended Boston College High School, winning the State Championship as a sophomore and junior … All-scholastic honoree as a junior.

Personal: Born June 9, 1989 … Son of John and Alma Heffernan … Has one sibling, Julie … Criminology major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2009................ 18 2 2 4 29 .069 10-20 +2 0 0 0
2010................ 7 1 2 3 11 .091 0-0 +3 0 0 0
2011................ 13 2 2 4 25 .080 6-12 -1 0 0 2
2012................ 27 4 7 11 45 .089 8-16 +5 2 0 0
TOTAL............... 65 9 13 22 110 .082 24-48 +9 2 0 2
Recent Games
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 17
Points 11 7
Goals 4 3
Assists 7 4
PIM 16 10
+/- +5 +5
Power-play goals 2 1
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 45 31
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 10 Connecticut L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 at Boston College L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Mass.-Lowell W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 1 0 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2012-13 27 4 7 11 16 +5 2 0 0 0 0 0 45
Total 27 4 7 11 16 +5 2 0 0 0 0 0 45
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 27 4 7 11 16 +5 2 0 0 0 0 0 45
Conference 17 3 4 7 10 +5 1 0 0 0 0 0 31
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Home 14 3 2 5 10 +3 1 0 0 0 0 0 27
Away 10 0 4 4 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Neutral 3 1 1 2 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3

Wins 11 2 5 7 10 +8 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Losses 11 2 1 3 4 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 17
Ties 5 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9

October 5 1 3 4 2 +3 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
November 7 1 2 3 4 +2 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
December 5 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
January 4 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
February 3 1 0 1 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
March 3 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2