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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


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.

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.

02/13/2015

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

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1/19/2017

A native of Chanhassen, Minn., Reilly has collected 53 points (23 goals, 30 assists) in 114 career games with the Gophers.

Border Battle on Deck

1/18/2017

Friday’s series opener is set for 7 p.m. CT with Saturday’s finale scheduled for 5 p.m.

Lettieri Named B1G Second Star

1/17/2017

Lettieri has played in all 20 games this season for the Gophers while ranking tied for second on the team with 11 goals and third on the team with 20 points.

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