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Alex Pietrangelo

Born:January 18, 1990Draft:2008 Blues 4th overall
Hometown:King City, OntarioPosition:D
Known For:“Petro”Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Vegas Golden Knights

Alexander Pietrangelo (born January 18, 1990) is an alternate captain for the Vegas Golden Knights. He previously played for the St. Louis Blues for parts of twelve seasons, captaining the Blues for his final four seasons with the franchise. Nicknamed “Petro“, Pietrangelo captained the Blues to their first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history in 2019, where he tied the league-lead in the playoffs in assists and notably scored the Stanley Cup-clinching goal in Game 7. In 2020, Pietrangelo signed with the Vegas Golden Knights in free agency.

Pietrangelo has competed with Team Canada at the junior and senior level, winning a gold medal win with Canada’s under-20 team at the 2009 World Junior Championships. Individually, he was named Best Defenceman at the 2010 World Junior Championship and 2011 Men’s World Championship. Pietrangelo was named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic hockey team and won a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Alex Pietrangelo St. Louis Blues 2019 Stanley Cup
Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues, 2019 Stanley Cup (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2009
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal — 2010
  • Olympic Gold Medal — 2014
  • IIHF World Championship Gold Medal — 2016
  • NHL Second All-Star Team — 2012, 2014, 2020
  • NHL All-Star Game — 2018, 2020
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 2019