45 Colin Campbell
Sixth season as a Griffin…Fifth year pro… Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 3/16/14...Signed to an amateur tryout, 3/17/14…Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/14...Assigned by Detroit, 10/4/15…Signed to a one-year contract, 7/29/16…Re-signed to a two-year contract, 8/24/17.
Career Highlights: 2017 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids…In 2017-18, set career highs in points (35), assists (25) and games played (72) and tied a career mark in goals (10)…Tallied two career hat tricks, 12/26/15 at LE and 4/14/18 vs. CLE… Led Lake Superior State in goals with 14 as a senior in 2013-14…Made his pro debut with Grand Rapids, 3/21/14 at IA.
2017-18: Set new career highs in points (10-25—35), assists (25) and games played (72) with the Griffins…Tied a career high with 10 goals…Placed among the team’s leaders in plus/minus rating (+10, 5th), PIM (56, 5th), assists (6th), points (7th) and goals (8th)…Skated in four Calder Cup Playoff games and recorded a plus-two rating and two PIM…Matched a career high with three points (1-2—3) in the season opener, 10/6/17 vs. MB…Combined to post six points (1-5—6) in the season’s first three games…Played in his 200th game as a Griffin, 11/18/17 at RFD… Tallied five points (3-2—5) in the season’s last two contests, including banking his second career hat trick in the finale, 4/14/18 vs. CLE.
2016-17: Appeared in 57 games with Grand Rapids and established career highs in points (9-11—20) and assists (11)…Ranked eighth on the team with 127 shots…Logged 35 PIM, including three fights…Showed four assists and 15 PIM in 17 postseason games, helping Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…Recorded a career-high four-game point streak, 11/9/16-11/16/16…Had a three-game assist streak, 11/9/16-11/12/16…Scored a season-high two goals, 11/16/16 vs. TEX.
2015-16: Skated in 70 games with the Griffins and accumulated 18 points (10-8—18)…Ranked eighth on the team with a plus-12 rating…Tied for the team lead with two shorthanded goals…Scored his first goal in the second game of the season, 10/10/15 at SD…Tallied his first career hat trick, 12/26/15 at LE…Played in nine Calder Cup Playoff games and tallied two points (1-1—2)…Scored his first career postseason goal in Game 3 of the Central Division Semifinals, 4/26/16 vs. MIL.
2014-15: Recorded five points (2-3—5) in 44 games during his first full season with the Griffins…Earned his first point of the season with an assist, 11/12/14 vs. LE…Made his AHL postseason debut, 5/14/15 at RFD…Notched his first playoff point behind an assist, 5/17/15 at RFD. 2013-14: Ranked second in scoring on the Lake Superior State Lakers with 29 points (14-15—29) and led the team in shots (150), goals (14) and game-winning goals (3)…Enjoyed a three-point performance (1-2—3), 11/22/13 at Bemidji State…Scored two goals and two assists along a four-game point streak, 11/29/13-12/7/13…Logged his second three-point game (1-2—3), 1/24/14 at BG…Joined the Griffins on an amateur tryout and skated in 13 regular season games…Made his AHL debut, 3/21/14 at IA…Notched his first AHL point with a goal, 3/29/14 vs. RFD…Made three playoff appearances for Grand Rapids, registering one shot on goal and a plus-one rating.
2012-13: Missed 30 games while recovering from off-season surgery...Totaled three points (0-3—3) and four PIM in nine contests for Lake Superior State…Recorded an assist during his first game back, 2/15/13 vs. Alaska.
2011-12: Finished third on the team with 25 points (9-16—25) in 37 games during the regular season...Led LSSU and tied for seventh in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association with 10 power play points (2-8—10)...Recorded seven multiple-point games, including a two-goal game against Michigan State, 10/15/11...Compiled four points (1-3—4) during a series split at home versus Miami, 1/13/12-1/14/12...Scored a goal in both games during the Lakers’ second-round playoff series at Western Michigan, 3/9/12-3/10/12.
2010-11: Appeared in 37 of 39 games as a freshman for LSSU...Earned his first collegiate point with a goal during a 5-4 victory over Colgate, 10/23/10...Contributed three points (1-2—3) during the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs, including a goal during the Lakers’ 4-2 season-ending loss at Notre Dame, 3/13/11.
2009-10: Tied for ninth in OJHL scoring after totaling 76 points (32-44—76) in 46 games with Vaughan...Recorded five points (3-2—5) in five playoff games...Voted Team East’s player of the game during Game 1 of the Canadian Junior Hockey Prospects Games held in Manitoba in December...Ranked 157th on the 2010 NHL Scouting List and received the OJHL Top Prospects Award.
2008-09: Recorded 66 points (24-42—66) and 39 PIM in 47 games with Vaughan, placing fourth on the club in points, fifth in assists and fourth in goals…Paced the club with seven postseason goals and ranked third in scoring with nine points in nine games.
Personal: Lives in Toronto, Ontario…Earned a business degree from Lake Superior State University…Has one brother…Best friend in hockey is Ryan Sproul…Greatest hockey memory is winning the 2017 Calder Cup with Grand Rapids…Started playing hockey at the age of three…First position was as a forward…Hockey nickname is Soupy…Hockey idol as a youth was Eric Lindros…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his mom and dad…First job was being a paper boy…Supports breast cancer foundations and the humane society…Most exciting place he’s visited is Alaska…An interesting fact about him is he’s a foodie…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be a pro golfer…Also played rugby, baseball, golf and football growing up…Entrepreneurial interests include real estate…Once met the prime minister of Canada…Favorite food is peanut butter…Favorite music artist is Drake…Favorite movie is Wolf of Wall Street…Favorite television show is Ozark…Enjoys vacationing in the Caribbean…Roots for the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Raptors…Favorite sport to watch is football…Enjoys golf
|2010-11||Lake Superior State||CCHA||37||4||3||7||12||-||-||-||-||-|
|2011-12||Lake Superior State||CCHA||9||0||3||3||4||-||-||-||-||-|
|2012-13||Lake Superior State||CCHA||9||0||3||3||4||-||-||-||-||-|
|2013-14||Lake Superior State||WCHA||36||14||15||29||26||-||-||-||-||-|
- Games Played 72, 2017-18
- Goals 10, twice (MR: 2017-18)
- Assists 25, 2017-18
- Points 35, 2017-18
- PIM 58, 2015-16
- Goal Streak 2, three times (MR: 11/12/16-11/16/16)
- Assist Streak 3, three times (MR: 3/25/18-3/30/18)
- Point Streak 4, 11/9/16-11/16/16
- Goals, Game 3, twice (MR: 4/14/18 GR vs. CLE)
- Assists, Game 2, six times (MR: 4/12/18 GR at SA)
- Points, Game 3, three times (MR: 4/14/18 GR vs. CLE)
- PIM, Game 17, 12/15/17 GR vs. CHI
- AHL Game 3/21/14 GR at IA
- AHL Point 3/29/14 GR vs. RFD (goal)
- AHL Goal 3/29/14 GR vs. RFD (Jason LaBarbera)
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