|Born||January 26, 2001 |
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|WHL team||Kootenay Ice|
|NHL Draft||17th overall, 2019|
Vegas Golden Knights
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).
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.
Regular season and playoffs
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.