#12 Joe Colborne
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Club: Camrose Kodiaks - AJHL
Experience: 1 Letter
Joe Colborne
Courtesy: Denver Athletics
Release: 09/10/2008

2009-10: Played 39 games • tied for second on the team in scoring with a career-high 41 points on a team-leading 22 goals and 19 assists • named All-WCHA Third Team • tied for first in the NCAA with eight game-winning goals • ranked third in the WCHA with 19 goals in all games and fourth with 16 goals in league play • tied for 10th in WCHA overall scoring and tied for 11th in league scoring • tied for third in the WCHA with 11 power-play goals in all games and eight power-play goals in league games • netted first career hat trick in 5-1 win over Minnesota (2/15) • two-time recipient of Red Baron WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 24 and Feb. 2) • recorded 18 points on 10 goals and eight assists during career-high, 12-game point streak from Jan. 1-Feb. 13 • tallied five points on one goal and four assists en route to all-tournament honors at the Wells Fargo Denver Cup • netted four points on two power-play goals and two game-winning assists in two-game sweep against North Dakota (Nov. 20-21) • registered 10 multi-point efforts, including two career-tying three-point efforts • added 135 hits, 21 blocked shots and a +9 plus/minus rating • missed two-game series at Minnesota (Oct. 23-24) after breaking left index finger at Ohio State (10/16) • committed 15 penalties for 30 PIMs • named to the All-WCHA Academic Team • earned WCHA Scholar-Athlete status for achieving a 3.5 GPA or better • finished two-year career with 72 points on 32 goals and 40 assists in 79 games • signed a professional contract with the Boston Bruins on March 31, 2010.

2008-09: Played all 40 games • tallied 31 points on 10 goals and 21 assists • named to the All-WCHA Rookie Team after finishing fifth in WCHA overall and league rookie scoring • named Red Baron WCHA Rookie of the Week for Dec. 2-8 • tallied eight multi-point games and provided clutch, game-tying goals in the last minute of games at Colorado College (2/13) and Wisconsin (2/20) • tallied four power-play goals and one shorthanded goal • committed 12 penalties for 24 PIMs • netted a career-high three points on one goal and two assists in 6-1 win at Michigan Tech (12/6) • named preseason Rookie of the Year by The Capital Times (Madison, Wis.) • earned College Hockey News Preseason All-America "Player to Watch" honors • named to the Inside College Hockey Preseason All-American Rookie Team • co-recipient of the Barry Sharp Memorial Award for Denver's top freshman.

Before Denver: Tallied 90 points on 33 goals and 57 assists in 55 games for Camrose of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in 2007-08 • named Canadian Junior A Player of the Year, AJHL playoff MVP and AJHL First-Team All-Star after leading Camrose to second consecutive AJHL championship with a playoff-leading 16 points on eight goals and eight assists • led Camrose to the Doyle Cup title and runner-up finish at the RBC Cup • earned co-Rookie of the Year honors for Camrose in 2006-07 after netting 48 points on 20 goals and 28 assists in 53 games • helped Camrose to the AJHL and Doyle Cup titles in 2006-07 • named Most Sportsmanlike Player at the RBC Cup in 2007 • two-time AJHL All-Star • claimed goal medal with Canada West at the 2007 World Junior A Challenge and bronze medal with Team Alberta at the 2007 Canada Winter Games • competed at Team Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team selection camp • drafted by the Boston Bruins in the first round (16th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Personal: Son of Paul and Janice Colborne • brother of Lauren (23), Melissa (21) and Claire (17) • sister Melissa is a senior All-Ivy League women's basketball player at Yale • graduated from Edge School (Calgary, Alberta) in 2008 • achieved academic excellence throughout high school • chose Denver for its great hockey program, coaching and winning tradition • career goal is to play a long career in the NHL • enjoys working out and golf • favorite athletes are Vincent Lecavalier, Tiger Woods and Simon Whitfield • volunteered for Salvation Army and Skate a Kid to Camp program in Calgary, and Reading for Success in Camrose • finance major • born January 30, 1990.

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