#28 Danny DiGrande
F | 5"11" | 188 lbs. | Aug. 5, 1997
Hometown: Macomb, Michigan
USHL Draft: 2015, Phase II, 2nd round, 26th overall by the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
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- Has a heavy shot, power forward skill set and two seasons of USHL experience. Had his 2016-17 season end due to a lower-body injury in February.
With the Storm:
- 2016-17: Mashed nine goals, sixteen points and a plus-3 rating in 37 games. Sat out first two games season before making TC debut vs. SC (9/30), the same night the Storm raised its 2016 Clark Cup Champions banner ... Sniped first Tri-City goal at FGO (10/29) ... Scored in consecutive games for first time in career 12/2-12/3 vs. WAT ... Also scored in back-to-back games 1/6-1/7 vs. DM ... Achieved career-long three-game point streak (4a) from 1/28-2/3 ... Suffered season-ending lower-body injury vs. LIN on 2/14.
Before the Storm:
- 2015-16: Skated in 37 games and finished with three goals, seven points and 56 penalty minutes with Muskegon, Scored all three of his regular season goals in one game, a hat trick at Bloomington on Februrary 15, 2016. Tallied the three goals in a span of 14:30 in the first and second period, a 5-4 SO loss. Played in 30 of Muskegon's final 34 regular season games.
- Also played five games with Springfield (NAHL) in 2015-16, ripping one goal and five points in five games.
- 2013-15: Played 67 games in two seasons with the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies U16 and U18 teams.
- Parents are Len and Marisa DiGrande. Len is a business owner.
- Enjoys playing golf and tennis.
- Best athlete he's played against is Connor McDavid, the no. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers.
- Favorite hockey movie is Miracle.
- Would like to start his own business after playing hockey.
- Was Muskegon's first selection (second round) in the 2015 Phase II Draft. The Lumberjacks did not have a first-round pick.