Rob Collins

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Rob Collins
Born (1978-03-15) March 15, 1978 (age 36)
Peterborough, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Right
team
Former teams
Free Agent
New York Islanders
DEG Metro Stars
Hamburg Freezers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.[1]

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.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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
2011–12 Hamburg Freezers DEL 44 11 24 35 32 5 0 1 1 14
2012–13 Hamburg Freezers DEL 43 7 18 25 50 6 2 5 7 6
NHL totals 8 1 1 2 0

Awards and achievements[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 2001-02
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2001–02

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belfour moves into second place despite allowing six goals". CBS Sports. 2005-12-19. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  2. ^ "Rob Collins signs with Freezers" (in German). Hamburg Freezers. 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 

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