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Michael
Danton
Michael Danton
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Michael
Danton
position: Center
Shoots: Right
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 191
Drafted: New Jersey
Round: 5th
Draft Year: 2000
Overall: 135th
Born: 10/21/1980
Birthplace: Brampton, ON, CAN
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Last 5 GamesGAP+/-PIMPPSHGW
CareerGPGAP+/-PIMPP
Regular879514-81820
Playoffs5101+120
Career Notes
Legally changed last name from Jefferson to Danton, July 25, 2002. Traded to Barrie (OHL) by St. Michael's (OHL) with Sheldon Keefe, Ryan Barnes and Shawn Cation for Keith Delaney, Darryl Bootland, Adam DeLeew and Brad Pierce, January 11, 1999. Suspended for 2001-02 season by New Jersey for refusing to report to Albany (AHL), October 2, 2001. Missed majority of 2002-03 season after being suspended by New Jersey for refusing to report to Albany (AHL), December 3, 2002. Traded to St. Louis by New Jersey with New Jersey's 3rd round choice (Konstantin Zakharov) in 2003 Entry Draft for St. Louis's 3rd round choice (Ivan Khomutov) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Sentenced on November 8, 2004 to 7 1/2 years in prison for a failed murder-for-hire plot. Granted full parole on September 11, 2009.