7 Ryker Killins
7 - Ryker Killins
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wawa, Ontario
Position: Defenseman
Team: Carleton Place (CCHL)
S/C: R

Junior (2017-18): Played in 36 games for Ferris State, established new career bests in goals (8), assists (14), points (22), and shots on goal (78)…had five power play goals and two game-winning goals…was WCHA Player of the Week twice (Nov. 6 and Jan. 29)…had three multi-point games (career-high) with one three-point outing (2-1-3) vs. Michigan tech on Jan. 26…scored game-winning goal at Yost Ice Arena against Michigan in overtime on Nov. 3.

Sophomore (2016-17 Season): Dressed in 25 games as both a forward and defenseman for Ferris State…finished with a goal and four assists for five points…had two assists at Michigan State on Nov. 10 in a 4-1 Ferris State victory…scored lone goal of the season on Jan. 6 at Alaska Anchorage on the power play.

Freshman (2015-16 Season): Helped FSU to a NCAA Regional Final as well as the first WCHA Tournament Championship in team history...Primarily a defenseman, but suited up in several games at forward...Played in 22 games and earned four points on two goals and two assists...Scored first collegiate goal on Oct. 24 against Wisconsin...Had one power play goal during his freshman season and suited up for all six FSU postseason contests...Had an assist on the game-winning goal vs. Northern Michigan on March 11 in the first round of the WCHA playoffs.

High School/Juniors: The Wawa, Ont. product finished his junior career by winning a championship with the Carleton Place Canadians in the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL). The Canadians then advanced to the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Championship, where they finished as the runner-up in the finals of the 2015 Royal Bank Cup.

Before the move to Carleton Place, Killins played in 26 United States Hockey League (USHL) games for the Muskegon Lumberjacks, posting seven points on two goals and five assists. The defenseman began with the Huron Perth Lakers Midget AAA squad before playing for the Stratford Cullitons in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) for two seasons. In his tenure with Stratford, Killins recorded 67 points from the blueline on 24 goals and 43 assists in 96 games. At the conclusion of the 2013-14 season, he was named Defenseman of the Year by the GOJHL.