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Peyton Krebs
Born January 26, 2001 (2001-01-26) (age 20)
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
WHL team Kootenay 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 currently playing for the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Peyton was drafted 17th overall by the Vegas Golden Knights in the first round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing Career[]

The Kootenay Ice named Peyton 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.

Peyton 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 he was selected 17th overall by the Vegas Golden Knights.

Career Statistics[]

Regular season and playoffs[]

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[]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2017 Canada Red U17 Template:Sica 5 1 5 6 2
2018 Canada HG18 Template:Goca 5 2 3 5 2
2019 Canada U18 4th 7 6 4 10 4
Junior totals 17 9 12 21 8

International Play[]

Peyton played for Team Canada, achieving 5 points in 5 games at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, winning Gold.

He 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.

Peyton earned a silver medal with Team Canada at the U-17’s in 2017.

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