|Born:||May 12, 1993||Draft:||2012, Blues, 86th Overall|
|Hometown:||St. Albert, Alberta||Position:||D|
Colton Parayko (born May 12, 1993) is a defenseman and alternate captain for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He went overlooked and undrafted in his first year of NHL eligibility before being selected 86th overall as a 19-year-old in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues.
During his tenure with the Blues, Parayko competed for Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and Team Canada at the 2017 IIHF World Championship. He also won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Blues in 2019.
Colton Parayko Statistics
- WCHA Defensive Player of the Year — 2014, 2015
- All-WCHA First Team — 2014, 2015
- AHCA West Second Team All-America — 2014, 2015
- NHL All-Rookie Team — 2016
- IIHF World Championships Silver Medal — 2017
- Stanley Cup Champion — 2019
Lifelong storyteller and experienced hockey reporter that has covered everything from major juniors to the NHL. Worked for various newspapers across Minnesota and North Dakota, and now covering the Colorado Avalanche for THW.