Dan Collins (ice hockey)

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Dan Collins
Born (1987-02-26) February 26, 1987 (age 35)
Syracuse, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Florida Panthers
National team  United States
NHL Draft 90th overall, 2005
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2007–present

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Dan Collins (born February 26, 1987 in Syracuse, New York) is an American professional ice hockey forward and is currently a free agent.

Playing career[edit]

Collins was drafted 90th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. Prior to selection he was drafted by the Plymouth Whalers in the 2nd round (32nd overall) in the OHL Priority Selection draft. Collins 2005–06 season with the Whalers was cut short at the end, due to a herniated disk in his back. In the following 2006–07 season, Collins led the Whalers to the OHL Championship scoring 20 points in the playoffs.

On June 1, 2007, Collins signed a three-year entry level contract with the Panthers.[1] In his first professional season in 2007–08 Collins spent the year between the Panthers AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans and their ECHL affiliate, the Florida Everblades. In 2008–09, he played in Rochester, scoring 18 points in 28 games while accumulating 34 penalty minutes.

On October 8, 2009, Collins was assigned from the Americans to the Johnstown Chiefs for the remainder of 2009–10.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Syracuse Jr. Crunch OPJHL 35 14 12 26 58
2003–04 Plymouth Whalers OHL 59 9 13 22 30 9 0 1 1 0
2004–05 Plymouth Whalers OHL 68 25 21 46 60 4 0 0 0 6
2005–06 Plymouth Whalers OHL 44 26 23 49 56 4 3 2 5 2
2006–07 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 26 42 68 87 20 10 10 20 18
2007–08 Rochester Americans AHL 35 5 6 11 21
2007–08 Florida Everblades ECHL 28 4 14 18 34
2008–09 Rochester Americans AHL 56 5 2 7 25
2009–10 Rochester Americans AHL 1 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 44 12 20 32 48
AHL Totals 92 10 8 18 48

International[edit]

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing  United States
IIHF U18 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 České Budějovice
Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2005 United States WJC18 6 2 1 3 4
Junior int'l totals 6 2 1 3 4

References[edit]

  1. "Panthers agree to entry level contracts with trio of players". Florida Panthers. 2007-06-01. Retrieved 2010-04-30.
  2. "Winger joining Chiefs". Johnstown Tribune Democrat. 2009-10-08. Retrieved 2009-10-21.

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