March 15, 1978 |
Peterborough, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)|
New York Islanders
DEG Metro Stars
Robert Collins (born March 15, 1978 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey pplayer, currently playing for the Brampton Beast of the Central Hockey League. He most recently played for the Hamburg Freezers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
After four seasons with Ferris State University, Collins signed with the New York Islanders as an undrafted free-agent in 2003. Collins spent four seasons in the American Hockey League, one for the Grand Rapids Griffins and three for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
He played eight regular season games for the Islanders during the 2005–06 NHL season. On December 19, 2005, he scored his first NHL goal and added an assist against the Toronto Maple Leafs in a high scoring 9-6 defeat.
Despite his lack of NHL experience, his scoring record with the Sound Tigers was impressive, scoring a total of 53 goals and 163 points in 220 games over three seasons.
In the 2006–07 season, Collins signed with German team, the DEG Metro Stars of the DEL. After five seasons with the Stars it was confirmed on March 18, 2011, that Collins would join fellow DEL club, the Hamburg Freezers, for the 2011–12 season.
|1998–99||Ferris State University||NCAA||36||3||9||12||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Ferris State University||NCAA||38||11||20||31||39||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Ferris State University||NCAA||35||15||17||32||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Ferris State University||NCAA||36||15||33||48||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||5||0||2||2||-2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||73||11||20||31||16||15||3||8||11||10|
|2003–04||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||75||9||23||32||42||7||3||5||8||10|
|2004–05||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||78||23||39||62||67||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||67||21||48||69||54||7||4||2||6||10|
|2005–06||New York Islanders||NHL||8||1||1||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||52||21||22||43||30||4||1||2||3||4|
|2007–08||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||54||18||39||57||58||13||3||8||11||14|
|2008–09||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||46||12||34||46||80||16||6||5||11||18|
|2009–10||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||54||22||29||51||99||3||1||2||3||6|
|2010–11||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||49||11||37||48||52||9||3||2||5||12|
Awards and achievements
|All-CCHA First Team||2001-02|
|AHCA West Second-Team All-American||2001–02|
- "Belfour moves into second place despite allowing six goals". CBS Sports. 2005-12-19. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
- "Rob Collins signs with Freezers" (in German). Hamburg Freezers. 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2011-03-29.