33   Colin Wilson
Colin Wilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Winnipeg, Man.

High School:
U.S. National Under-18 Team

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
F

Birthdate:
10/20/1989



WILSON RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - November 1, 2008
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - February 15, 2008


2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS

USA Hockey College Player of the Year ... Inside College Hockey National Player of the Year ... AHCA Reebok First Team All-American ... Hobey Baker Hat Trick Finalist ... All-College Hockey News Second Team ... Hockey East First Team All-Star ... New England All-Star ... Herb Gallagher Award (top forward in New England) ... Named to NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team after scoring two goals, including the game-winner, in semifinal win over Vermont... Hockey East All-Tournament Team... Ice Breaker MVP & All-Ice Breaker Team ... Leads all Hockey East players in points (55) and assists (39) ... Ranked second in nation in points and assists ... First Terrier to record 50 points in a season since Chris Drury in 1997-98 ... Team-high .545 faceoff win percentage ... Served as an alternate captain for Team USA in the World Junior Championship in Ottawa ... Named one of Team USA's three best players of the tournament after recording eight points (3g, 5a) ... Inside Hockey Co-Player of the Week (2/16) ... Runner-up, INCH National Player of the Week (11/10) ... NEHJ Hockey East Player of the Week (11/11) ... Hockey East Player of the Week (11/10, 2/16) ... Hockey East Honor Roll (10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 12/1, 1/19, 1/26, 3/23).

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS

New England Rookie of the Year ... Hockey East Rookie of the Year ... Hockey East All-Rookie Team ... Played in 37-of-40 games, missing two games to compete with Team USA at the World Junior Championship and another in the Hockey East quarterfinals due to a hip flexor injury ... Finished third on the team in scoring with 35 points on 12 goals and 23 assists ... Ranked second amongst league rookies in scoring ... Averaged over a point per game in Hockey East play with a 9-19--28 line in 25 contests ... Recorded three game-winning goals and three power-play goals ... Tallied a season-best four points (1g, 3a) in 6-4 win at Merrimack on Jan. 18 ... Registered three three-point performances, including a two-goal, one-assist effort at Vermont on Nov. 16 and again vs. Northeastern in the Beanpot consolation game on Feb. 11, three days after scoring a goal and adding a pair of helpers in a 6-2 win at UMass Lowell ... Earned his first career point with his first of two assists against Alaska Anchorage in a 4-4 tie on Oct. 13, helping him earn a spot on the Nye Frontier Classic All-Tournament Team ... Had three other two-point games ... Hockey East Rookie of the Month (Feb.) ... Hockey East Rookie of the Week (1/21) ... Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Week (2/18) ... Hockey East Honor Roll (2/11, 10/15, 11/19, 12/3, 1/28) ... Scored seven points, including a tournament-best six goals, for the U.S. squad at the World Juniors.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Standout at the AAA Midget level in Canada (51-50--101 in 36 games) before joining the USA Hockey National Team Developmental Program ... After moving up from the U-17s to join the U-18s late in the 2005-06 season, he was a member of the gold-medal winning team at the 2006 World U-18 Championships ... Second-leading scorer this past year for the U-18s, which won the silver medal at the World Championships, and was tied for the lead in scoring for the tournament ... Projected as a top-10 pick in next year's NHL Entry Draft ... Invited to the 2007 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp ... Graduated from Ann Arbor Huron High School.

PERSONAL

Son of Joan and Carey Wilson of Winnipeg, Man. ... Father was former Dartmouth College standout who played for the Canadian National Team before spending 13 seasons in the NHL with the Calgary Flames, Hartford Whalers and New York Rangers ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born Oct. 20, 1989 ... Drafted by the Nashville Predators in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP SH GW PIM
2007-08 37 12 23 35 3 0 3 11/22
2008-09 43 17 38 55 6 1 5 22/52
Tot. 80 29 61 90 9 1 8 32/72

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP SH GW PIM
2007-08 25 9 19 28 3 0 2 8/16
2008-09 25 10 23 33 4 0 2 12/32
Tot. 50 19 42 61 7 0 4 20/48

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