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Braeden Kressler

Born:Jan 5, 2003Draft: Undrafted
Hometown:Kitchener, ON, CANPosition:Centre
Known For:OGC-16 Champion (2019)Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Flint Firebirds (OHL)

Braeden Kressler (born January 5, 2003) is a Canadian ice hockey player, currently under contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The undrafted 19-year-old has spent the last three seasons with the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), finishing his final year with five goals and 16 points in 28 games. Kidney was selected 63rd overall by the Canadiens in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Following the COVID-19 lock-out season in 2020-21, Kressler signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Maple Leafs.

Kressler joined Team Canada during the 2019-20 U-17 World Hockey Championships, representing Canada Red. He recorded two assists in five games and finished the tournament with an even rating and no penalty minutes. Prior to making the jump to the major juniors, Kressler amassed 12 goals and 29 points in 33 games with the Mississauga Senators U16 AAA of the GTHL U16 league, capturing the OGC-16 Champion the same year as a member of Team GTHL Blue.

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  • OGC-16 Champion (2019)