|Assets:||Owns a very projectable 6-1 frame, plus plenty of two-way acumen at lower levels. Also displays industrious qualities when on the ice.|
|Flaws:||The jury is out on whether he can produce consistent offense at the National Hockey League level. Must also fill out his big frame.|
|Career Potential:||Depth forward.|
|10/15/2015||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|10/14/2015||Placed on waivers by the Washington Capitals.|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year two-way contract.|
|1/18/2015||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/30/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/27/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/26/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|12/22/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/20/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|11/04/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|10/30/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|9/29/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|7/08/2014||Signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year two-way contract.|
|6/30/2014||Columbus Blue Jackets tendered a qualifying offer.|
|11/28/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|11/27/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|11/16/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|11/04/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|10/19/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|10/14/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/19/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|4/03/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|3/22/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|3/16/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|3/15/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|2/25/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|2/17/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|3/29/2012||Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 7th round (187th overall) in 2008.|
| 10/15/2015 2:28 PM
NewsCollins cleared waivers Thursday and has been assigned to AHL Hershey.
| 10/14/2015 1:38 PM
NewsCollins was placed on waivers by the Capitals on Wednesday, Pierre LeBrun of ESPN reports.
| 09/29/2015 2:41 PM
NewsCollins scored a goal and added three shots during Washington's 3-1 win over the Islanders on Monday.
| 07/02/2015 11:03 AM
NewsCollins signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
Sean Collins has inked a two-way deal | 07/08/2014 4:52 PM
NewsSean Collins has signed a one-year, two-way contract with Columbus.
ImpactCollins has 16 goals and 41 points in 67 AHL games in 2013-14. He also had an assist in six contests with Columbus.
Columbus sends Sean Collins down to the AHL | 11/28/2013 9:01 AM
NewsSean Collins has been returned to AHL Springfield.
ImpactCollins had a minus-one rating and a shot on goal in 8:25 minutes in Columbus' 4-0 loss to Nashville on Wednesday. He has an assist in six games with the Blue Jackets this season.
CBJ summons Collins, he can't arrive in time | 11/26/2013 9:34 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets called up Sean Collins on Monday.
ImpactIn an odd twist, Collins couldn't get a flight to Toronto in time for the Blue Jackets' game against the Maple Leafs. He consequently missed an opportunity to play in an NHL game.
Sean Collins sent back to the minors | 11/16/2013 8:59 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have sent Sean Collins back to the minors.
ImpactCollins played in four games during this recent call up and picked up an assist. He has one assist in five NHL games this season so he should not have been on your fantasy roster.
Blue Jackets summon Sean Collins | 11/05/2013 8:50 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have called up Sean Collins.
ImpactCollins has two goals and six points in nine AHL games this season. He might play in his second NHL contest of the season on Tuesday.
Jackets return Sean Collins to the AHL | 10/19/2013 4:29 PM
NewsSean Collins was returned to the minors Saturday morning.
ImpactHe played one game with Columbus during his big league call up. Collins has appeared in six contests with the Blue Jackets over the last two seasons.
Sean Collins will make season debut Thursday | 10/17/2013 5:29 PM
NewsSean Collins has been inserted into Thursday's lineup.
ImpactCollins was originally projected to be a healthy scratch, but the Blue Jackets were forced to alter their plans because Marian Gaborik is suffering from an illness. Collins isn't expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Sean Collins gets called up by Columbus | 10/14/2013 5:46 PM
NewsSean Collins has been called up by Columbus.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactHe skated in five games with Columbus last year. In three outings with AHL Springfield, Collins had no points.
Jackets return Sean Collins to minors | 04/04/2013 5:00 PM
NewsSean Collins has been sent down to the minors.
ImpactThe Blue Jackets are preparing to welcome Brandon Dubinsky and Nick Foligno back to their lineup, so Collins will head back to the AHL. He has no points in five games this campaign.
Blue Jackets send Sean Collins to the minors | 02/26/2013 8:49 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have sent center Sean Collins to the minors.
ImpactCollins only played two games with Columbus and was minus-one with no points. He had six goals and 15 points in 46 games with Springfield of the AHL before his callup.
Sean Collins will play with Calvert, Foligno | 02/23/2013 2:28 PM
NewsSean Collins will play on Saturday after being a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactThe Blue Jackets needed to alter their lineup now that Artem Anisimov is out with a head injury. Collins will play with Matt Calvert and Nick Foligno.
Sean Collins is expected to play on Saturday | 02/23/2013 11:16 AM
NewsLook for Sean Collins to get out of the press box on Saturday.
ImpactCollins was a healthy scratch on Thursday, but he'll get another chance with Artem Anisimov (head) sidelined. The Blue Jackets plan to shuffle their lines, so it's not clear who Collins will play with.
Linemate impressed with Sean Collins | 02/21/2013 8:26 AM
NewsDerick Brassard was impressed with the play of rookie Sean Collins.
ImpactCollins made his NHL debut on a line with Brassard and R.J. Umberger Monday and battled hard. "I've never seen him play and I wasn't expecting anything," Brassard said. "I was very impressed, the way he uses his big body to protect the puck and the way he does the little details on the ice." The Blue Jackets got Cam Atkinson back on Wednesday and he will line up with Brassard and Umberger Thursday against the Red Wings so Collins could find himself in the press box or perhaps back in the minors before too long.
Sean Collins makes NHL debut on top line | 02/19/2013 8:40 AM
NewsSean Collins made his NHL debut on the Blue Jackets top line, alongside R.J. Umberger and Derick Brassard.
ImpactCollins received great reviews after the game as he battled hard in the corners and helped his linemates get five shots apiece on goal. He had six goals and 15 points in 46 games for Springfield of the AHL so he really cannot be considered a top-six forward but it worked on Monday.
Sean Collins could make NHL debut soon | 02/17/2013 5:24 PM
NewsSean Collins might make his NHL debut as Brandon Dubinsky is injured and Cody Goloubef was demoted to the AHL.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactHe's a seventh-round pick from 2008, so it's been quite the climb. Monday would represent his first contest at the highest level, if it works out.
|Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||0|
|Assists||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||1|
|Points||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||vs. NJ||Oct 10||2|
|Plus/Minus||0||vs. SJ||Oct 13||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||0|
|Power Play Points||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||0|
|Shots||0||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Oct 13||2|
|Penalty Minutes||6||2012-13 (CBJ)|
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