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Ross Colton

Born:September 11, 1996Draft:2016 Lightning #118 Overall
Hometown:Robbinsville, NJPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Colorado Avalanche

Ross Colton (born September 11, 1996) is an American professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Lightning in the 4th round (118th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Colton won his first Stanley Cup with the Lightning in 2021 and scored the Cup-winning goal.

Ross Colton Tampa Bay Lightning
Ross Colton, Tampa Bay Lightning (Photo by Scott Audette /NHLI via Getty Images)

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  • Stanley Cup Champion (Lightning – 2021)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Honorable Mention All-Star Team (2018)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team (2017)
  • USHL First All-Star Team (2016)
  • World Junior A Challenge Bronze Medal (2016)