Colby Cohen
Colby Cohen
Defenseman
NUMBER: 36
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 200
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 04/25/1989
BIRTHPLACE: Villanova, PA, USA
DRAFTED: COL: 2007-45 overall
USHL Second All-Star Team (2007) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2009) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (2009) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA East First All-American Team (2010) Traded to Boston by Colorado for Matt Hunwick, November 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Pori (Finland), June 26, 2013.
Career: 2011-12: Spent the season in Providence/AHL with 4-11=15 totals and 39 PIM while a broken foot limited him to 58 games ... 2010-11: Played his first full pro season ... Began the season with Colorado’s AHL affiliate in Lake Erie with one goal in 14 games ... Recalled once to Colorado, from Nov. 6-13, playing three scoreless games with four PIM ... Played his first NHL game Nov. 6 vs. Dallas ... Traded to Boston on Nov. 29 for Matt Hunwick and was assigned to Providence/ AHL where he remained for the rest of the season ... Had 1-11=12 totals with 46 PIM in 46 AHL Bruins games ... Was recalled to Boston for the playoff run, but did not play a post-season game ... College: Played three seasons of college hockey at Boston University with 25-53=78 totals in 118 career college games ... Won an NCAA championship with the Terriers in 2009 and was named to the All-Tournament Team and voted the tourney’s Most Valuable Player as he scored the overtime goal that gave the Terriers the title ... Was named to the NCAA East First All-American Team and the Hockey East First All-Star Team in his final season of 2009-10 as he led team defensemen in scoring with 30 points in 36 games ... His 14 goals that season were the most by a Boston University blueliner since 1977- 78 ... Juniors: Played one season in the USHL with the Lincoln Stars in 2006-07 ... Led USHL defensemen in assists and points that season with 13-47=60 totals and 110 PIM in 53 games. Transactions: Colorado’s second pick, 45th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft ... Traded to Boston by Colorado for Matt Hunwick, Nov. 29, 2010.