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Ryan Collins
Ryan  Collins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
Benilde-St. Margaret's

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
USNTDP


02/10/2017

Gophers Drop Series Opener in Columbus

Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick, Vinni Lettieri and Justin Kloos scored for the Maroon & Gold.

01/13/2017

Sheehy Paces Gophers in 5-2 Win

Five Gophers tallied multi-point games including a three-point night from leading scorer Tyler Sheehy as the No. 9 Gopher Hockey program picked up a 5-2 conference win over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

12/10/2016

Gates Gives Gophers Spartan Sweep

MinnesotaThis weekend's pair of 4-2 wins gives the Maroon & Gold its first road sweep against the Spartans since the 1978-79 season.

12/02/2016

Gophers Top OSU in B1G Opener

Rem Pitlick tallied a career-high three assists while Tyler Sheehy and Leon Bristedt each added two goals for the Gophers.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

02/03/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17

02/13/2015

MHK: Michigan at Gophers 2-13-15

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

CAREER NOTES AND HONORS
Joined the Gophers in 2014 • has skated in 61 games with 13 points (one goal, 12 assists) in his first two seasons with the program • Academic All-Big Ten (2016) • Frand Pond Rookie of the Year (2015) • two-year letter winner.

2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Skated in 29 games during the 2015-16 campaign • tallied four assists on the season • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second letter.

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 • tallied his first career mulit-point game with two assists in a 6-2 road victory at Boston College • scored his first collegiate goal in a 6-2 victory against 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

Gopher Hockey Live: Wisconsin

2/24/2017

Follow the action as the Gophers host Wisconsin in the Border Battle on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

Traffic Advisory: Busy Weekend on Campus

2/23/2017

Fans are advised to plan extra time for travel and parking on campus this Friday and Saturday due to multiple events taking place.

Gophers Host Border Battle Finale

2/22/2017

The No. 4 Gophers return to Mariucci Arena this weekend to take on No. 19 Wisconsin in a Border Battle series between the top two programs in the Big Ten.

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