Get to know Alex Pietrangelo ...
- 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 Prospets 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.
- If he wasn't playing hockey he would be a fisherman and the one thing he couldn't live without is his cell phone.
NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Player:Chris Pronger
Shootout Move: "Fake-backhand, forehand, top corner"
Goal Celebration: "Jumping into the glass"
Video Game: NHL '08
Movie: Remember the Titans
Actor: Denzel Washington
Book: DaVinci Code
Pump-up Song: U2 - "City of Blinding Lights"
Food to Cook: Peanut Butter Sandwich
Activity Away from the Rink: Fishing and Golfing
Place to Visit: Northern Ontario
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Niagara OHL 59 7 45 52 45
2007-08 Niagara OHL 60 13 40 53 94