Delaney Collins
Position Defence
Shoots Left
5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
133 lb (60 kg)
Canada West
Concordia Stingers
Alberta Pandas
Calgary Oval X-Treme
Strathmore Rockies
Born (1977-05-02)May 2, 1977,
Pilot Mound, Manitoba
Pro Career 1998 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
Women's ice hockey
IIHF World Women Championships
Gold 2007 Canada Tournament
Gold 2004 Canada Tournament
Gold 2000 Canada Tournament
Silver 2008 China Tournament
Silver 2005 Sweden Tournament

Delaney Collins (born on May 2, 1977 in Pilot Mound, Manitoba) played for the Canadian National women's ice hockey team from 1998 to 2009.[1]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

In 1992 and 1995, she played in the Western Shield as a member of the Notre Dame Hounds hockey school in Wilcox,Sakachawn.

Hockey Canada[edit | edit source]

Collins (centre) holding the IIHF World Championship trophy with Jennifer Botterill (left) and Sami Jo Small

Collins was a member of Canada’s gold medal-winning National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 1998 Christmas Cup. In addition, she has played in five IIHF World Women’s Championships. She was part of the gold medal winning teams in 2000, 2004 and 2007. She was part of the 2005 and 2008 teams that won silver. In addition, she participated in six 3 Nations/4 Nations Cups (2000, 2001, 2003, 2005-2007). In March 2011, she was invited to the Canadian national women's ice hockey team selection camp to determine the final roster for the 2011 IIHF Women's World Championships.[2] On August 23, 2011, Collins announced her retirement from the Canadian national team.[3]

University[edit | edit source]

Her first experience playing Canadian University hockey was with the Concordia Stingers in 1998. The Stingers won the CIAU championship. Collins played two years with the Alberta Pandas from 2003-05. She was part of the team that captured the 2004 CIS national championship. Collins assisted on the game winning goal scored by Danielle Bourgeois in the 2004 CIS National Championship game. [4]

WWHL[edit | edit source]

  • 2007-08: Helped Calgary win the WWHL championship in 2008 and 2007 …
  • 2008-09: A member of the WWHL’s Calgary Oval X-Treme …
  • With the X-Treme, Collins participated in the Esso Women’s National Championships. She won a gold medal at the 2001, 2003 and 2007 tournaments with Team Alberta. She also won a bronze medal in 2000 with Team Alberta. At the 1999 Esso Nationals, she played with a team from New Westminster that represented British Columbia.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

On August 23, 2011, Collins has been hired as an assistant coach for the 2011–12 Mercyhurst Lakers women's ice hockey season.[5]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • 1998 CIAU All-Canadian Team

  • Canada West First-Team All-Star and CIS First All-Canadian Team in 2004 and 2005

  • 2005 CIS National Championship All-Star Team

  • Media All-Star Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship

  • Named the 2007 Manitoba Female Athlete of the Year

Personal[edit | edit source]

Her father, Rod, coaches at Shattuck St. Mary’s Prep School in Faribault, Minnesota.

Reference[edit | edit source]

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