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Alex Pietrangelo
North American Skater
Niagara, OHL
Final Rank:  6 Midterm Rank:  5
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  206
Born:  January 18, 1990    
Birthplace:  King City, ON, CAN
Drafted:  STL (1st Round / 4th Overall) - Player Page
  • 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
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
NIAGARA
OHL
59
7
45
52
45
2007-2008
NIAGARA
OHL
60
13
40
53
94







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