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Ryan Collins
Ryan  Collins

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
Benilde-St. Margaret's

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 212

Position:
Defense

Club:
U.S. National Development Team


01/02/2016

‘U’ Falls to No. 7 Harvard in Overtime

Eric Schierhorn made a career-high 35 saves in the tournament title game.

12/08/2015

'U' Closes First Half at Michigan

The Gophers have won four-straight regular-season conference titles including back-to-back Big Ten championships.

12/07/2015

Collins Invited to U.S. WJC Camp

Gopher Hockey has been represented at 38 of 39 IIHF World Junior Championships since the inaugural event in 1977 including 23-straight tournaments since 1993.

12/05/2015

Gophers Lock Up Sweep of OSU

Behind Justin Kloos' four-point night and Tyler Sheehy's three-point night -- both career bests -- Minnesota earned a 5-4 win on Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.

11/27/2015

Gophers Fall in Series Opener

The series concludes on Sunday, Nov. 29 with a 6 p.m. puck drop at Mariucci Arena.

02/13/2015

MHK: Michigan at Gophers 2-13-15

Gophers win 6-2 over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Named Minnesota’s Frank Pond Rookie of the Year • appeared in 32 games as a freshman • totaled one goal and eight assists for nine points • notched his first collegiate point with an assist in the season opener, a 3-0 win over RPI • added an assist in a 4-3 win over St. Cloud State • tallied two assists 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 • added an assist on a Justin Kloos goal during a 4-2 victory over Ohio State • tallied an assist in a 5-3 Gopher victory over Michigan State • picked up an assist on a Seth Ambroz goal in a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • scored his first collegiate goal in a 6-2 victory over Penn State to help the Gophers clinch the Big Ten regular season title • earned first letter.

INTERNATIONAL
A product of the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor • represented the U.S. at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal • 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 • played on the U.S. Under-18 Team at the 2013 Four Nations Tournament in Turku, Finland.

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Kloos Nets Overtime Winner for Gophers

2/12/2016

The team captain extended his career-best point streak to 10 games with three points in the victory.

Pride On Ice: Behind the Bench

2/10/2016

Get a closer look at the three coaches that lead the team from behind the bench in the latest episode.

Okposo Skates in 500th NHL Game

2/10/2016

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