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Colin Shields
Position Centre
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
189 lb (86 kg)
EIHL Team
F. Teams
Belfast Giants
Newcastle Vipers
ECHL
Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies
Greenville Grrrowl
Idaho Steelheads
Fresno Falcons
Born 27 January 1980 (1980-01-27) (age 36),
Glasgow, UK
NHL Draft 195th overall, 2000
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1998 – present


Colin Shields (born 27 January 1980) is a Scottish ice hockey player currently playing for Belfast Giants of EIHL.

Career Edit

Early careerEdit

Shields started his career in North America and played for Cleveland Jr. Barons in the NAHL for two seasons, 1998–2000. Shields was a sixth-round pick for the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. Shields opted to attend and play for the University of Maine for three seasons, finishing as the top scorer for the 2003–04 season.

ECHL & EIHL CareerEdit

For the 2004/05 season Shields was split between the San Diego Gulls, Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies and Greenville Grrrowl of the ECHL, tallying 35 points in 62 games. For 2005–06, Shields moved back to his native United Kingdom for a spell with the Belfast Giants of the EIHL, where he played alongside former NHL star Theoren Fleury. 2006–07 saw a return to the ECHL, with 43 points in 57 games for the Fresno Falcons and Idaho Steelheads. Shields had a career year in 2007–08 for the Newcastle Vipers of the EIHL, scoring 73 points in 57 games. This led to a 2-year contract with the Belfast Giants.

Career Statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Cleveland Jr. Barons NAHL 55 30 30 60 44 -- -- -- -- --
1999–00 Cleveland Barons NAHL 55 46 49 95 40 3 1 3 4 2
2001–02 University of Maine NCAA 42 29 17 46 39 -- -- -- -- --
2002–03 University of Maine NCAA 34 14 13 27 18 -- -- -- -- --
2003–04 University of Maine NCAA 44 18 26 44 40 -- -- -- -- --
2004–05 San Diego Gulls ECHL 34 3 11 14 10 -- -- -- -- --
2004–05 Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies ECHL 19 6 12 18 4 -- -- -- -- --
2004–05 Greenville Grrrowl ECHL 9 0 3 3 2 -- -- -- -- --
2005–06 Belfast Giants EIHL 27 14 27 41 22 7 1 5 6 6
2006–07 Fresno Falcons ECHL 24 7 7 14 22 -- -- -- -- --
2006–07 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 33 9 20 29 19 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Newcastle Vipers EIHL 56 36 37 73 22 -- -- -- -- --
2008-09 Belfast Giants EIHL 54 29 41 70 12 2 1 1 1 0
ECHL totals 119 25 53 78 48 -- -- -- -- --
EIHL totals 138 79 105 184 56 2 1 1 2 0

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