Sean Collins (ice hockey forward, born 1983)
February 9, 1983|
Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
289th overall, 2002|
Collins was the third last player (289th overall) selected in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. When drafted, Collins was playing with the New Hampshire Wildcats men's ice hockey team of NCAA's Division I Hockey East Association where he scored 77 goals and 96 assists in his four-year career with the UNH Wildcats.
He began his professional career in 2005. In the 2005–06 ECHL season he scored 27 goals and added 49 assists to lead the Wheeling Nailers in points, and the following year he posted identical numbers. Collins played three seasons (2005–08) for the Nailers, recording 69 goals and 139 assists for a total of 208 points. He had two AHL call-ups in 2006-07, playing three games for the Philadelphia Phantoms and four games for the Worcester Sharks. In 2008–09 he signed for Sport in the Mestis, the second-tier league in Finland, but played just four games before returning to North America with the Tulsa Oilers in the Central Hockey League.
|2001–02||University of New Hampshire||HE||40||20||25||45||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||University of New Hampshire||HE||41||22||8||30||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||University of New Hampshire||HE||41||16||26||42||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||University of New Hampshire||HE||42||19||26||42||28||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
|All-Hockey East Rookie Team||2001–02|
|All-Hockey East Second Team||2004–05|
|AHCA East First-Team All-American||2004–05|