6 Ryan Collins  
Ryan Collins

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
Benilde-St. Margaret's

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 204

Position:
Defense

Club:
U.S. National Development Team


01/09/2015

Gophers Fall to Wolverines in Overtime

Minnesota (10-6-1 overall, 1-1-1-0 Big Ten) closes out the weekend series on Saturday.

01/06/2015

Gophers Return to B1G Action at Michigan

Minnesota is 131-118-14 all-time against the Wolverines and is 45-65-4 all-time at Michigan.

12/31/2014

24th Annual Mariucci Classic

No. 8 Gopher Hockey hosts the 24th annual Mariucci Classic this weekend with No. 7/9 UMass-Lowell, No. 18 Merrimack and Rochester Institute of Technology.

12/08/2014

Bristedt Named to Sweden's WJC Camp Roster

Gopher Hockey has been represented at 37 of 38 IIHF World Junior Championships since the inaugural event in 1977 including 22-straight World Junior Championships since 1993.

12/02/2014

Fasching, Collins Named to U.S. WJC Camp Roster

Gopher Hockey has been represented at 37 of 38 IIHF World Junior Championships since the inaugural event in 1977 including 22-straight World Junior Championships since 1993.

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Tallied two assists including his first collegiate point on an assist to a Sam Warning goal in a 6 - 2 road victory over Boston College.• Notched an assist on a Connor Reilly goal during a 3 - 4 overtime loss at Michigan.

INTERNATIONAL
A product of the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor • invited to the 2014 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp • earned a gold medal with Team USA at the 2014 IIHF Under-18 World Championship in Lappeenranta, Finland • also earned bronze medals at the 2013 Five Nations Tournament in Finland and the 2013 World Under-17 Challenge in Canada.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Spent two years with the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor, playing in 38 USHL games during the 2012-13 season and 26 USHL games during the 2013-14 season • also skated in 18 games with the U.S. Under-17 Team in 2012-13 • skated in 33 games with the U.S. U-18 team, during the 2013-14 campaign• played high school hockey at Benilde-St. Margaret's and helped the team win the 2012 MSHSL Class AA State Championship • played with Gophers teammate Jack Glover at BSM and with the USNDTP, also played with Gophers teammate Hudson Fasching with the USNDTP.

PERSONAL
Born May 6, 1996 • son of Dan and Lisa Collins • has one sister, Megan • drafted 47th overall (second round) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets • was ranked 57th among North American skaters in the 2014 NHL Central Scouting final rankings • participated in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects game in Pittsburgh.