VEGAS (November 16, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, November 16, that the team has signed forward Peyton Krebs to a three-year, entry level contract.
Krebs was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the first round (17th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He appeared in 64 games with the Western Hockey League's Kootenay Ice, collecting 68 points (19 G, 49 A) during the 2018-19 season. In April, he captained Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World U18 Championships and led the team with six goals and 10 points.
Peyton Krebs, Forward
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Weight: 181 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the first round (17th overall) in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft
- Collected 19 goals and 49 assists during 64 games played with the Kootenay Ice during the 2018-19 regular season
- Captained Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World U18 Championships and led the team with 6 goals and 10 points
- Won gold with Team Canada at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup
- Had the most points by a rookie (54) in the WHL during the 2017-18 season