Skated the 2007-08 season for the Waterloo (Iowa) Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) . . . Tallied 10 goals with 26 assists for a team fifth-best 36 points in 60 games during the 2007-08 campaign in leading Black Hawks to a 38-17-5 overall record . . . Coached by P.K. O’Handley . . . Produced eight power-play markers and a game-winning tally in 2007-08 . . . Finished fourth overall among USHL’s 2007-08 defensemen in scoring . . . Compiled 25 points on seven goals and 18 assists in 62 2006-07 outings with the Alpena (Mich.) Icediggers . . . Attended the Under 17 and Under 16 National Development camps . . . A 2007 graduate of Marysville (Mich.) High School . . . Four-year National Honor Society member . . . Played prep baseball in freshman year.
Son of Jason and Teri Billins . . . Born 5/26/89 in Port Huron, Mich. . . . His father is a production superintendent and mother is employed as a teacher’s assistant . . . Has two younger brothers . . . Enjoys fishing and music . . . Shoots: Left . . . Career research program major.