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Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 28, 1953
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: PIT / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (27th overall)
Selected by Vancouver (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1973. Loaned to Colorado by Pittsburgh for the 1976-77 season to complete transaction that sent Simon Nolet and Michel Plasse to Colorado as compensation for Pittsburgh's signing of free agent Dennis Herron, September 1, 1976. Loaned to Oklahoma City (CHL) by Pittsburgh, January, 1977. Claimed by Edmonton from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Claimed by Vancouver from Edmonton in Waiver Draft, October 10, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 26, 1982.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition