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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


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.

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.

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

Lindgren, Pitlick Selected in NHL Draft

6/25/2016

Gopher Hockey has now had 200 prospects selected in the NHL Entry Draft including two draftees this season.

Gophers Announce Nonconference Schedule

6/23/2016

The 96th season of Gopher Hockey will see the Maroon & Gold compete for an unprecedented sixth-straight regular-season conference championship.

Register for the 43rd Annual John Mariucci Golf Open

5/24/2016

Registration for the John Mariucci Golf Open is open now with the event set for July 18 at Chaska Town Course.

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