NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk Admirals announced they have signed veteran forward Anthony Collins to a contract for the 2021-22 season.
The 31-year-old veteran forward is known for his physical play on the ice, racking up a total of 736 penalty minutes in his nine-year ECHL career.
Collins joins the Admirals after starting the 2020-21 season with the Kansas City Mavericks. He later signed with the Birmingham Bulls of the Southern Professional Hockey League where he had 11 points (4g- 7a) and 42 penalty minutes in 22 games. On Feb, 2, Collins was loaned to the South Carolina Stingrays, for whom he skated in six games.
The Langley, British Columbia native has played for six total teams in the ECHL (Quad City, Rapid City, Indy, Atlanta, Kansas City and South Carolina). During his tenure in Indy, Collins was coached by current Admirals General Manager and Assistant Coach, Ryan McGinnis.