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Alex Pietrangelo

North American Skater - Niagara, OHL
Final Rank:6Midterm Rank:5
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 3"Weight:206
Born:January 18, 1990
Born in:King City, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2008: STL (1st Round / 4th Overall)  St. Louis Blues
  • Finished seventh in OHL scoring among defensemen with 53 points (13-40--53) in 60 games.
  • Participated in the OHL All-Star Classic and the CHL Top Prospects Game in 2008.
  • Represented Canada at the Ivan Hlinka Under-18 hockey tournament in the Czech Republic in 2007.
  • Former NHL goaltender, Frank Pietrangelo (Pittsburgh and Hartford), is his dad’s second cousin.
  • Was selected third overall by the Mississauga Ice Dogs in the 2006 OHL Priority Draft – his first hockey team was the Nobleking Knights and he played for the Toronto Junior Canadiens for three years before being drafted into the OHL.
  • His nickname is “Petro” and he wears number 10 because he enjoyed watching Pavel Bure growing up.
  • His game time rituals include drinking “a bottle filled with half Gatorade and half water during intermission and chewing gum during warm-up”.
  • If he wasn’t playing hockey he would be a fisherman and the one thing he couldn’t live without is his cell phone.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2006-2007NIAGARAOHL597455245
2007-2008NIAGARAOHL6013405394