4 - Jordan Heywood
Jordan Heywood
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan
Position: D
Major: Civil Engineering
Shoots/Catches: R
Last Team: Victoria (BCHL)
gp 38
p 21
g 8
a 13
pim 30
+/- +0

2012-13: Team captain ... All-Hockey East Second Team ... Runner-up to the Hockey East Top Defensive Defenseman Award ... All-New England Second Team ... One of five players to appear in all 38 games ... Named Hockey East Player of the Week (11/5) ... Named a Hockey Humanitarian Award nominee ... Ranked second on the squad in scoring, finishing with 21 points on eight goals and 13 assists ... Finished with one power play goal ... Sent 101 shots on net ... Posted two points in first three games of the year ... Added a two-point night in win against Vermont (10/26) ... Finished with a four-point weekend in sweep over Northeastern in early November ... Added two points in victory against UMass (2/10) ... Tallied two goals twice on the year, including at Boston University (2/26) ... Finished with two helpers in Hockey East Quarterfinals at BU (3/16).

2011-12: One of three players to play in all 37 games … Served as one of team’s alternate captains … Recorded four goals and 15 assists … Ranked second among defensemen in points with 19 and +/- rating of +11 … Tied for second on team with 15 assists … Scored goals in wins against Northeastern (10/21), Holy Cross (12/31), and Maine (1/13) … Recorded an assist on all three goals in 3-2 overtime win at Boston University (11/11) … Had two assists in Hockey East Quarterfinal series against #10 Maine (3/9-3/11) … Contributor to a Merrimack defense that was ranked 10th nationally allowing only 2.24 goals/game.

2010-11: One of five players, and one of two rookies, to appear in all 39 games this season ... Led all Hockey East defensemen and all rookies with a +24 rating … Second in conference in plus/minus … Tallied two goals and 14 assists … Ranked eighth among Hockey East rookies in points … Was a +2 or better nine times this season … Scored first career goal and first multi-point game against Alabama-Huntsville (1/15) … Notched the game winner in OT and had his first career three-point game against New Hampshire (2/12) … Had two three-game point streaks … Notched assist in first career game at Niagara (10/9) … Added helper against Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament (3/26).

Before Merrimack: Honor student at Balfour Collegiate High School while playing for Regina (Midget AAA) … Played three seasons for Victoria (BCHL), netting 51 points (14 goals, 37 assists) in 54 games as a captain, earning team MVP honors … Earned team Citizenship Award while starting in All-Star game.

Personal: Born March 6, 1989 … Son of Bill and Danae Heywood … Has two siblings, Chelsa and Jody … Civil Engineering major at Merrimack.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2010................ 39 2 14 16 69 .029 15-41 +23 0 0 1
2011................ 37 4 15 19 65 .062 17-56 +11 0 0 1
2012................ 38 8 13 21 101 .079 15-30 0 1 0 2
TOTAL............... 114 14 42 56 235 .060 47-127 +34 1 0 4
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 38 27
Points 21 15
Goals 8 8
Assists 13 7
PIM 30 22
+/- +0 -1
Power-play goals 1 1
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 2 2
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 101 74
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Union W, 4-1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 10 at Northeastern L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 vs. Alas. Anchorage L, 6-3 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 26 Vermont W, 6-3 1 1 2 2 +2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Oct 27 Vermont T, 2-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 at Northeastern W, 5-2 2 0 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 Northeastern W, 4-2 1 1 2 0 +3 0 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 9 Boston U. L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 23 Colgate T, 1-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 30 Providence L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 1 at Providence W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 7 Harvard T, 2-2 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 8 US Under 18 Team L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 11 Army W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 29 vs. Princeton T, 2-2 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 30 vs. Union L, 4-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 5 at Vermont W, 4-1 0 0 0 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 11 Boston U. L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 12 Maine W, 6-0 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 18 at Maine T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 19 at Maine W, 3-2 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 25 New Hampshire W, 3-2 0 1 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 at New Hampshire L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 Mass.-Lowell W, 1-0 0 0 0 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 2 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 Massachusetts W, 4-2 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 15 Boston College W, 2-1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 17 at Providence T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 24 Boston College L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 26 at Boston U. L, 5-2 2 0 2 2 +0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 1 at Mass.-Lowell L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 3 Mass.-Lowell L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 8 Massachusetts W, 4-3 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 9 at Massachusetts L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 at Boston U. L, 3-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 16 at Boston U. L, 5-3 0 2 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
2010-11 39 2 14 16 41 +23 0 0 0 1 0 69
2011-12 37 4 15 19 56 +11 0 0 0 1 0 65
2012-13 38 8 13 21 30 +0 1 0 0 2 0 101
2013-14 33 0 9 9 33 -16 0 0 0 0 0 75
Total 147 14 51 65 160 +18 1 0 0 4 0 310
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 38 8 13 21 30 +0 1 0 0 2 0 101
Conference 27 8 7 15 22 -1 1 0 0 2 0 74
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Home 18 3 8 11 12 +5 0 0 0 2 0 54
Away 17 5 3 8 16 -1 1 0 0 0 0 42
Neutral 3 0 2 2 2 -4 0 0 0 0 0 5

Wins 15 6 8 14 14 +19 0 0 0 2 0 40
Losses 17 2 3 5 12 -19 1 0 0 0 0 43
Ties 6 0 2 2 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 18

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 6 1 3 4 4 -2 0 0 0 1 0 11
November 7 3 1 4 6 +4 0 0 0 1 0 22
December 5 0 2 2 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 20
January 7 1 1 2 4 +3 0 0 0 0 0 14
February 7 2 3 5 8 -2 1 0 0 0 0 17
March 6 1 3 4 4 -5 0 0 0 0 0 17
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - -