Player Spotlight: Colin Long

Colin Long
#48 - Center
Height: 5-11
Weight: 187
Birthdate: June 19, 1989 (21)
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California
Shoots: Right
Drafted: Phoenix Coyotes – 4th round (99th overall) in 2008

CLICK HERE to listen to audio highlights from Colin Long's 2009-10 season.

2009-10 Highlights:
• Appeared in first professional game on Oct. 2 vs. TEX
• Tallied first AHL goal on Oct. 9 @ ABB
• Recorded first AHL assist on Nov. 20 vs. PEO

From the sin bin …
When did you first start playing hockey and why?
When I was three and Wayne Gretzky got traded to the Kings

What was your first job/ or most interesting job?
Helping my dad plaster

What is the funniest prank/joke you have ever been involved in?
Told the rookies on my junior team they had to wear suits and ties to school and they actually all showed up in suits and ties … ha ha!

If you could be any superhero who would you be and why?
Super Mario, because of his moustache

What is something that no one else on the team knows about you?
I am an avid racquetball player

If you weren’t playing hockey what career would you choose?
Pro surfer

What do you like most about playing in San Antonio?
Tour boats on the Riverwalk

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