Collins Assigned To Pensacola By Peoria

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Brabham Cup Champion Pensacola Ice Pilots announced that they have received center Brian Collins from the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the third round (87th overall) by the New York Islanders in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, the 25-year-old was selected to the 2005 ECHL All-Star Game.

In 2004-05, the 6-foot-1 and 208-pound Collins had 44 points (20g-24a) and 18 penalty minutes in 46 games with Pee Dee and 12 points (6g-6a) and 28 penalty minutes in 29 games with Johnstown while also playing five games in the AHL with Worcester where he had an assist and two penalty minutes.

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