Peyton Krebs

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Peyton Krebs
Born (2001-01-26) January 26, 2001 (age 18)
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
WHL team Winnipeg Ice
NHL Draft 17th overall, 2019
Vegas Golden Knights
Playing career TBD–present

Peyton Krebs (born January 26, 2001) is a Canadian junior ice hockey forward. He is currently playing for the Winnipeg Ice of the Western Hockey League (WHL).[1] He was drafted 17th overall by the Vegas Golden Knights in the first round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.[2][3][4]

Playing career[edit]

The Kootenay Ice named Krebs the team's 23rd captain. During the 2017–18 season, he finished first in the WHL in points among rookies with 54. He was fourth on the team in scoring as a 16-year-old.[5]

Krebs had 19 goals and 68 points in 64 games in the 2018–19 season. He suffered an Achilles tendon injury before the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, but was selected 17th overall by the Vegas Golden Knights.

International play[edit]

Krebs played for Team Canada, achieving 5 points in 5 games at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, winning Gold. Krebs captained Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World U18 Championships and led the team with 6 goals and 10 points, the highest-scoring non-American at the tournament.[6] He earned a silver medal with Team Canada at the U-17’s in 2017.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 UFA Bisons AMHL 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 0
2016–17 UFA Bisons AMHL 29 15 25 40 4 12 2 10 12 20
2016–17 Kootenay Ice WHL 6 1 5 6 0
2017–18 Kootenay Ice WHL 67 17 37 54 40
2018–19 Kootenay Ice WHL 64 19 49 68 63
WHL totals 137 37 91 128 103

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2017 Canada Red U17 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 1 5 6 2
2018 Canada HG18 1st, gold medalist(s) 5 2 3 5 2
2019 Canada U18 4th 7 6 4 10 4
Junior totals 17 9 12 21 8

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
AMHL
First All-Star Team 2017
Top Forward 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kimelman, Adam (May 28, 2019). "NHL Scouting Combine, Day Two". National Hockey League. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  2. ^ Emerson, Justin (June 21, 2019). "Golden Knights select forward Peyton Krebs in first round of NHL draft". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Schoen, David (June 21, 2019). "Golden Knights take Peyton Krebs in first round of NHL draft". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Abdelsayed, Amy (June 21, 2019). "Vegas Golden Knights take Peyton Krebs in first round draft". KTNV-TV. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Peyton Krebs Kootenay ICE's 23rd captain". e-know. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  6. ^ Wagner, Daniel. "Should the Canucks draft Peyton Krebs at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft?". Vancouver Courier. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Erik Brännström
Vegas Golden Knights first round draft pick
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent