UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs St Francis (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Northeastern Hockey East Opening Round Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UMass Lowell (photo by Stephen Slade)
Before UConn: Howell played last season with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL after a standout high school career at St. Paul Johnson High School in St. Paul, Minnesota...Appeared in 55 games for the Buccaneers last season, scoring 24 points on 13 goals and 11 assists...He was eighth on the team in scoring and fifth in goals...In his three varsity seasons at Johnson Senior High under head coach Steve “Moose” Younghans, he increased his point totals each season and finished with 75 points in his career...As a senior, he captained the team and scored 13 goals with 11 assists for 33 points, leading the team in all three categories...He was a two-time all-conference player...Also was a member of the school’s golf team.
Personal: Born April 26, 1997...Justin Thomas Howell is the son of Dean Michael Howell and Shelia Marie Howell...Has three siblings, Tyrell, Aaron and Gabrielle...A communications major.