|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
Johnstown Chiefs (ECHL)
|Born||February 26, 1987,|
Syracuse, NY, USA
|NHL Draft||90th overall, 2005|
|Pro Career||2007 – present|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Collins was drafted 90th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. Prior to selection he was drafted by the Plymouth Whalers in the 2nd round (32nd overall) in the OHL Priority Selection draft. Collins 2005–06 season with the Whalers was cut short at the end, due to a herniated disk in his back. In the following 2006–07 season, Collins led the Whalers to the OHL Championship scoring 20 points in the playoffs.
On June 1, 2007, Collins signed a three-year entry level contract with the Panthers. In his first professional season in 2007–08 Collins spent the year between the Panthers AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans and their ECHL affiliate, the Florida Everblades. In 2008–09, he played in Rochester, scoring 18 points in 28 games while accumulating 34 penalty minutes.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2002–03||Syracuse Jr. Crunch||OPJHL||35||14||12||26||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|Competitor for United States of America|
|IIHF U18 Championships|
|Gold||2005 České Budějovice|
International[edit | edit source]
|Junior int'l totals||6||2||1||3||4|
References[edit | edit source]
- Winger joining Chiefs. Johnstown Tribune Democrat (2009-10-08). Retrieved on 2009-10-21.