Valley (Iowa) High School
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5-8 / 189
Des Moines (USHL)
CHRISTOPHER DUGAN COLLINS; born June 8, 1984 ... shoots left ... certainly made his mark in his one year with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League (USHL); gained 2001-02 USHL All-Rookie Team honors, while also gaining the Buccaneers' Most Outstanding Rookie honor ... also captured the Landmark Award, given annually to the Buccaneer fans' favorite player ... graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa.
AS A JUNIOR (2004-05): Played in all 40 games, including all 24 Hockey East contests ... registered 17 points - nine goals and eight assists; recorded nine points - three goals and six assists - in league action ... finished the season with plus-seven rating ... totaled 146 shots on the season, ranking second on the team and second in the league (behind teammate Patrick Eaves); registered 11 shots against Mercyhurst in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (2/25) ... enjoyed three multiple-point games, including one multiple-goal game ... tallied two game-winning goals, two shorthanded goals and one power-play goal ... scored two goals against North Dakota in the NCAA Tournament's quarterfinal round in Worcester, Mass. (3/26) ... netted a shorthanded goal and added one assist in the season-opening victory over Denver (10/15) ... tallied a power-play goal and one assist in a win at Merrimack (1/4) ... his overtime goal (at 80:59) lifted BC past St. Cloud State and gave the Eagles the Florida College Classic title (12/29) ... recorded a shorthanded goal - the game-winning tally - in an 8-3 home win over Merrimack (2/11) ... scored BC's third goal against New Hampshire in the Hockey East Tournament's championship game at the FleetCenter (3/19).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Played in 41 games, including all 24 Hockey East contests ... registered 19 points - nine goals and 10 assists; recorded 14 points - seven goals and seven assists - in league action ... finished the season with plus-11 rating; was a plus-12 in conference contests ... enjoyed three multiple-point games ... tallied two power-play goals and two game-winning goals ... scored two goals, including the gamewinner, against UMass-Lowell (11/5) ... scored the decisive goal - on the power play - and added one assist in a 4-2 win at Northeastern ... notched one goal and one assist in a 3-3 tie against Merrimack (11/18) ... netted a power-play goal in a 7-4 home win over Providence (11/21) ... assisted on Ryan Shannon's goal against Maine in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal round at the FleetCenter in Boston.
AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03): Played in all 39 games ... registered 23 points - 11 goals and 12 assists; was the team's top-scoring freshman ... recorded 16 points - eight goals and eight assists - in Hockey East action ... enjoyed five multiple-point games ... netted two game-winning goals and three power-play goals ... finished the season with a plus-nine rating ... earned 2002-03 Hockey East All-Rookie Team honors ... selected as HOCKEY EAST Rookie of the Week on Feb. 17 ... recorded three consecutive two-point games early in the season; had two assists in a 4-2 win against Wisconsin (10/25) and two assists in a 4-3 win at UMass-Lowell (10/26) before concluding the stretch with one goal and one assist in a 3-3 tie at Notre Dame (11/1) ... scored his first collegiate goal in his first collegiate game - at Massachusetts (10/13) ... scored the overtime gamewinner and added one assist against Merrimack (2/14) ... also tallied the decisive goal in a 6-3 home win against UMass-Lowell ... netted a power-play goal in a 2-2 home tie against Maine (12/7) ... his other power-play goals came against Minnesota (12/28) and Massachusetts (1/31) ... registered two assists at Providence (1/25).
BEFORE BC: Registered 65 points -- 26 goals and 39 assists -- in 60 regular-season games with the Des Moines Buccaneers in 2001-02; won the team's scoring title and finished as the USHL's top scoring rookie ... tallied eight power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and eight game-winning goals ... added three points -- one goal and two assists -- in three playoff games ... played the 2000-01 season at Taft; was on the same line as BC teammate Ryan Shannon ... played for two teams during the 1999-2000 season -- Fairport High School and the Rochester Junior B Americans ... finished his two-year Fairport High School career as the Red Raiders' career scoring leader (104 points -- 55 goals and 49 assists) ... played for Fairport head coach Alan Ross ... registered eight assists for the U.S. Under-18 Team that competed in a four-team tournament in Fussen, Germany in August 2001 ... finished as the second-leading scorer on the 2000 U.S. Under-17 Select Team that won the gold medal at the Four Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic; registered two goals and two assists.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2005-06 recipient of the Morrissey Brothers Memorial Hockey Scholarship ... earned 2002-03 Hockey East All-Academic Team recognition ... Chris is the oldest of Anne and Glenn Collins' four children.
COLLINS' CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW
2002-03 Fr. 39 11 12 23 21/53 3 0 0 2
2003-04 So. 41 9 10 19 21/42 2 0 0 2
2004-05 Jr. 40 9 8 17 21/58 1 2 0 2
CAREER 120 29 30 59 63/153 6 2 0 6