Justin Barron
North American Skater - HALIFAX, QMJHL
Final Rank:16Midterm Rank:15
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 2"Weight:195
Born:November 15, 2001
Born in:Halifax, NS, CAN
Drafted: 2020: COL (1st Round / 25th Overall) 

• Led all Mooseheads defensemen with 4-15—19 in 2019-20 despite only appearing in 34 games

• Named to QMJHL All-Rookie Team in 2017-18 after recording 2-19—21 in his debut campaign with Halifax

• Helped Team Canada earn gold at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup with 0-5—5 in 5 GP

• His brother, Morgan Barron, was drafted 174th overall by the Rangers in 2017 and captained Cornell University in 2019-20 where he was named ECAC Player of the Year


Scouting Report: Good size with excellent skating skills. Strong forward and backward strides. Solid puck retrievals. Moves the puck well while finding the right options under pressure. Great mobility with good gap control. Pivots and angles opponents well. Plays a physical game.


Current Player Comparable: Alex Pietrangelo

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2020-2021HALIFAXQMJHL338233140
2020-2021CANADA (2021 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR70220
2019-2020HALIFAXQMJHL34415196
2018-2019HALIFAXQMJHL689324134
2018-2019CAN (2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup)NATOUR50550
2017-2018HALIFAXQMJHL51219218