AS A BULLDOG: Holds the distinction of being the first sixth-year senior the Bulldogs have ever sported -- and the honor of serving as team captain for the club’s 69th season of competition ... has been limited to just one game in the past two years due to injury ... was knocked out of commission on opening night against Notre Dame last season (upper body injury) and subsequently received an extra year of eligibility as a medical redshirt ... had entered the season serving an assistant team captaincy role ... sat out all of 2010-11 after undergoing knee surgery in the preseason ... was one of seven Bulldogs to see the ice in each all 40 engagements in 2009-10 ... matched a personal best for scoring as a junior (two goals and five assists), but mustered only one point from Jan. 3 on -- a stretch of 21 games ... scored once and helped set up another score in UMD’s 4-3 triumph at arch-rival Minnesota on Nov. 20 of that year ... all seven of his 2009-10 points were a part of UMD victories ... ended his second collegiate season with four points on two goals and two assists and was a career-high +4 in 26 outings ... registered three of those four points in front of the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center faithful ... established himself as a rookie on the rise in 2007-08 ... his statistical printout that season included four goals and three assists for seven points ... cracked the opening night roster and proceeded to skate in 33 of UMD’s 36 games five years ago ... compiled the team’s second best shooting percentage (.211) and the fifth-highest plus-minus rating (+3) as freshman ... was the least penalized of any 2007-08 UMD regular (two infractions for four minutes) ... helped the Bulldogs erase a 3-1 deficit by scoring twice (including 2:04 into overtime) en route to downing Minnesota State-Mankato 4-3 at the DECC on Jan. 11, 2008 ... donned the No. 21 jersey during his first two years in the Bulldog program.
BEFORE UMD: Closed the books on his second year -- an injury-plagued one -- of British Columbia Hockey League competition in 2006-08 .... had surgery done on his shoulder in December of that year, but returned to the Nanaimo Clipper lineup for the BCHL Playoffs ... still managed 19 regular season points (nine goals and 10 assists) for a respectable 1.19 points per outing average ... helped lead the Clippers to the 2007 BCHL playoff title -- chipped in seven goals and 14 assists (the third best figure on the club) -- in 23 BCHL postseason assignments ... was forced to turn down an invitation to play for Canada West at the inaugural World Junior A Challenge in 2006 because of his ailing shoulder ... closed out his maiden BCHL season manning the No. 7 spot on Nanaimo’s scoring charts with 17 goals and 27 assists for 44 points while suiting up in all 60 regular season games.
PERSONAL: Born Cody Ray Danberg on March 5, 1987 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan ... is the son of Stuart and Barb Danberg ... has two older brothers (Ryan and Kyle) ... is a 2005 graduate of Evan Hardy Collegiate School (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) ...is majoring in management at UMD.
BULLDOG MILESTONES: First Game - vs. Lake Superior State (Oct. 12, 2007). First Goal - vs. Bemidji State (Jan. 4, 2008). First Assist - at Denver (Oct. 27, 2007). Most Goals, Game - 2 vs. Minnesota State-Mankato (Jan. 11, 2008). Most Points, Game - 2 at Minnesota (Nov. 20, 2009) and vs. Minnesota State-Mankato (Jan. 11, 2008). Longest Scoring Streak - 2 Games (Nov. 14-20, 2009 and Jan. 11-12, 2008).