Colin Long
Born June 19 1989 (1989-06-19) (age 30),
Santa Ana, CA, USA
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Phoenix Coyotes
Portland Pirates (AHL)
San Antonio Rampage
Las Vegas Wranglers
NHL Draft 99th overall, 2008
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2009–present

Colin Long (born June 19, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey center with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League. He was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the fourth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, 99th overall.

Playing careerEdit

Long began his major junior career with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL in 2005–06. After a 31-goal, 100-point campaign in his third season with the Rockets in 2007–08, he was named to the WHL East First All-Star Team. In the off-season, he was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the fourth round, 99th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Late in his fourth season with the Rockets, he was named WHL Player of the Week on March 9, 2009, after recording 7 points in 3 games.

Prior to the 2009–10 season, Long turned professional by signing a three-year entry level contract with the Phoenix Coyotes on October 1, 2009.[1] He was then assigned to AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, recording only four points in 29 games before suffering a season-ending head injury in January.


  • Named to WHL Eastern Conference First All-Star Team in 2008.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06Kelowna RocketsWHL20134630000
2006–07Kelowna RocketsWHL6911172838
2007–08Kelowna RocketsWHL723169100417210126
2008–09Kelowna RocketsWHL6833589128224121616
2009–10San Antonio RampageAHL2922410
AHL totals 29 2 2 4 10


  1. Coyotes sign Long to entry level contract. Phoenix Coyotes (2009-10-01). Retrieved on 2010-09-13.

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