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Colin Wilson
Colin Wilson
Left Wing  - NSH
(KAH-lihn WIHL-suhn)
Number: 33
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 221
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 20, 1989  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Greenwich, CT, United States
Drafted: NSH / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (7th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2014-15: Set career highs in goals (20) and points (42), while tying a personal best in assists (22)… Led the team and set a career high in plus/minus rating (+19)… Tied a career high and ranked third on the Predators in game-winning goals (5)… Set career highs in shots (172) and hits (52)… Nashville posted a 13-4-1 record when he tallied a goal… Eleven of his 20 goals came in the game’s final period… Recorded his sixth overtime point (2g-4a) with an assist on Shea Weber’s goal on Jan. 8 vs. Dallas, moving him into a tie for fifth on the franchise’s all-time OT points list… Recorded his 100th career NHL assist on March 24 versus Montreal… Named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the week ending Dec. 28 after recording five points (4g-1a) in three games… Played in his 300th career NHL game on Oct. 29 at Edmonton. PLAYOFFS: Set franchise records for goals (5) and power-play goals (4) in a playoff series during the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Chicago… Tied for second on the team in points (5g-0a-5pts), and paced the club in shooting percentage (26.3)… Posted a pair of goals in the opening period of Game One, and also scored the game's first goal in Games Two and Four... Had the game-winning goal in Game Five.

2013-14:
Led the team in games played (81)… Set career highs in assists (22), hits (49) and blocked shots (35), and tied a career high in penalty minutes (21)… Recorded his fifth overtime point (2g-3a) with an assist on Shea Weber’s goal on Jan. 31 vs. New Jersey, moving him into eight on the franchise’s all-time OT points list… Notched his second career four-point outing (2g-2a) on Nov. 6 at Colorado.

2012-13:
Was leading the team in points (7g-12a-19pts, 25gp) when he sustained a season-ending shoulder injury on March 9 vs. Minnesota, causing him to miss the final 23 games of the season… Posted 18 points (6g-12a) in 18 games from Feb. 1 until the time of his injury. This included a career-long five-game point streak (2g-5a) from Feb. 12-19… Ranked third in the League (minimum five goals) and set a career high in shooting percentage (26.9)... Set a career high in average ice time (16:34)... Notched 13 points (6g-7a) in 12 home games, finishing second on the team in home points… Posted the first four-point (2g-2a) outing of his career on March 8 vs. Edmonton. His first point (assist) was the 100th of his career, making him the 11th Predators draft pick to reach the century mark in points for the club… Appeared in his 200th career game on Feb. 16 vs. Anaheim... Notched his first career three-assist performance on Feb. 5 at St. Louis.

2011-12: Set career highs in assists (20) and points (35)… Tied for second on the team in game-winning goals (5), and fourth on the club in power-play goals (5), both career highs… Set a career high in shots (114)… Notched his first career overtime goal on Dec. 6 at Columbus. PLAYOFFS: Dressed in Nashville’s final four games of the postseason, scoring his first career playoff goal in Game Five of the WCS vs. Phoenix.

2010-11: One of three players to suit up for all 82 of Nashville’s games… Tied for fifth on the team in goals (16), doubling his rookie output… Ranked fourth on the team in shooting percentage (15.8)… Played in his 100th career NHL game on March 3 at Vancouver. PLAYOFFS: Dressed for three of the club’s six WCS games vs. Vancouver.

2009-10: Started the season with Nashville (1g-1a-2pts, 10gp), then appeared in Nashville’s final 25 regular-season games after a Feb. 9 recall (7g-6a-13pts)… Scored his first career NHL goal on Oct. 21 at Boston and followed it up with his first career assist the following night at Ottawa… Became the fourth teenage player (19 years, 357 days) in franchise history upon making his NHL debut on Oct. 12 vs. Edmonton… Missed 11 NHL games due to injury… Named AHL Rookie of the Month for January after amassing 20 points (7g-13a) in 17 games during the month. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all six of the club’s playoff games, posting his first career playoff point/assist in Game Six.

AMATEUR: The 2009 USA Hockey College Player of the Year, and the Inside College Hockey 2009 Player of the Year … One of three Hobey Baker “Hat Trick” Finalists in 2008-09 after finishing second in the nation in both points (55) and assists (38)… Helped BU win the 2009 NCAA National Championship… Named to the 2009 Frozen Four All-Tournament Team after posting five points (2g-3a) in four NCAA Tournament games… A 2009 First-Team East All-America selection and First-Team All-Hockey East… 2009 Hockey East Scoring Champion… Named Team USA’s Most Outstanding Player at the 2009 World Junior Championships after tying for eighth in the tournament in points (3g-6a-9pts, 6gp)… The lone college player on Team USA at the 2009 World Championships in Switzerland… Became the fifth player in Boston University history to be named Hockey East Rookie of the Year in 2007-08 after posting 35 points (13g-22a) in 37 games… Tied for the goal-scoring lead at 2008 World Junior Championships and ranked second on Team USA in points… Played in both the 2006 and 2007 Under-18 World Championships, winning a gold medal in 2006 and tying for the tournament scoring lead (5g-7a), while leading Team USA to a silver medal, in 2007… Led the U.S. Under-18 National Team Development Program in assists (45) in 2006-07.

BACKGROUND: Nickname: “Willy”… On Twitter – @ColinWilson33… His dad, Carey, played 12 seasons in the NHL for Calgary, Hartford and N.Y. Rangers… His grandfather, Gerry, had a brief stint in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens and later was the Winnipeg Jets team doctor. He is also known for pioneering the arrival of European hockey players in North America… Jaromir Jagr was his favorite player growing up, and St. Louis defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and Toronto forward James van Riemsdyk are his closest friends in the sport… Works closely with Kids on the Block's Anti-Bullying Campaign in Nashville… Favorites include Ellie Goulding, Steve Angello and Of Monsters and Men (musicians), BrickTop’s (Nashville restaurant) and My Week with Marilyn (movie)… Would consider a walrus his spirit animal and Twinkies his guilty pleasure… Has a Golden Retriever named Gatsby.

TRANSACTIONS: June 20, 2008 – Nashville's first choice, seventh overall (first round), in 2008 Entry Draft.
 
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33