Collin Peters


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 185
  • Hometown Sheboygan, Wis.
  • Junior Team Lincoln Stars (USHL)
  • Previous College Northern Michigan (WCHA)
Ohio State Career
2019-20 (Junior Season)
  • 22 games played
  • Missed 13 games with injury suffered just prior to start of second half and returned Feb. 8 vs. Penn State
  • Scored first goal as a Buckeye March 6 vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament game (first goal since Dec. 2, 2016 when playing at NMU)
  • Two shot blocks vs. Michigan Nov. 2, including one to close out the 2-1 win
  • Assist at Notre Dame Nov. 8
  • Eight shot blocks, including three in playoff sweep of Wisconsin

2018-19 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in 19 games
  • Assist vs. Notre Dame Feb. 1 for first career point as a Buckeye
  • Made Ohio State debut Oct. 12 at Arizona State
Prior to Ohio State
  • Spent a year and a half with Lincoln in the USHL; had 8-9-17 line in 48 games in 2017-18 as an alternate captain and notched 11 points (6g, 5a) in 27 regular season games in 2016-17
  • Started 2016-17 with Northern Michigan in the WCHA, with five points in 23 games
  • Represented Team USA at 2015 World Junior A Challenge, winning bronze, and was selected for the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game that season
  • Won the 2015 USHL Clark Cup with Sioux Falls
  • First played in the USHL in 2013-14, skating in two games with Muskegon, and then played in 28 games with Sioux Falls in 2014-15, notching 11 points (6g, 5a)
  • Began 2015-16 with Sioux Falls, picking up 19 points, including 10 goals, in 35 games before moving to Lincoln and recording 13 points in 19 regular season games
  • Played for Sheboygan High School, Team Wisconsin and Milwaukee Jr. Admirals
  • Graduated from Sheboygan High School in 2015


  • Son of Casey, an electrical engineer, and Jill
  • Has an older brother, Trevor, a student at UW La Crosse, and a younger sister, Caley
  • Criminal justice major and plans to become a police officer
  • Enjoys riding dirt bikes and motorcycles
  • Got started playing hockey at age 4, with his parents putting he and his brother into the sport
  • Played with Buckeye senior Tanner Laczynski, as well as sophomore Gustaf Westlund, in juniors
  • Has worked for a storage company
  • Favorite hockey player is Alex Ovechkin because he is “fun to watch”
  • Pick one: Movie – Lone Survivor; Television show – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia; Professional team – Green Bay Packers; Athlete – Aaron Rodgers; Homecooked meal – steak; Celebrity – The Rock; Snack food – Flaming Hot Cheetos; Ice cream flavor – chocolate; Vacation spot – both sets of grandparents’ houses up north; Rink – The Schott

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