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


10/12/2014

Gophers Earn Second-Straight Ice Breaker Title

Adam Wilcox picked up his first shutout of the year in the win over RPI.

10/04/2014

Gophers Blank Ooks, 5-0, in Exhibition

Kyle Rau scored twice in the second period to lead the Gophers on Saturday night.

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.