Canada's ice hockey defenceman and alternate skipper, Pietrangelo was recently named to his third NHL All Star game. For years, the 2011 All World best defenceman has continued to dominate the hockey scene as one of the best players in the world. Dig into this article to find out more about Alex Pietrangelo's net worth, contract, salary, family, stats and awards.
With about 130 goals under his belt as of 20th July 2022, Petro has cemented his hero status with the Golden Knights. So, how good is Pietrangelo? Explore with us and find out more about his NHL player rating for the 2021/22 season, stats and more.
|Full name||Alexander Pietrangelo|
|Date of birth||18th January 1998|
|Age||32 years old as of July 2022|
|Place of birth||King City, Ontario, Canada|
|Profession||Ice hockey player|
|Height in feet and inches||6'3" (120cm)|
|Weight in pounds (lbs)||213 lbs (96kg)|
|Hair colour||Light brown|
Alex Pietrangelo's biography
Alex, better known as 'Petro' to millions of his fans, was born on the 18th of January 1998 in Richmond Hill, King City, Ontario, Canada. His parents, Joe and Edi Pietrangelo exposed him quite early to the sport that would later become an escape for him during tough times.
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Is Alex Pietrangelo related to Frank Pietrangelo? One of Petro's cousins, Frank is a legendary retired goaltender who last played for the Pittsburgh Penguins. In addition, he grew up playing with family and friends in a backyard hockey rink before joining any professional leagues.
Is Alex Pietrangelo dating?
In 2016, Petro married his longtime girlfriend, Jayne Cox, a former St. Louis Rams cheerleader. The couple was recently blessed with triplets, Oliver, Theodore, and Evelyn after suffering a devastating pregnancy loss in 2017.
Alex Pietrangelo's family
|Children||Evelyn, Theodore, and Oliver Pietrangelo|
Over the course of his career, the hockey star has organized and taken part in several philanthropic activities through the Children's Wish Foundation and other organizations. His work in raising awareness and funds for children with cancer was inspired by his memories of cherished childhood friend Cosmo and Seth Lange who succumbed to cancer.
Petro penned an emotional tribute to Cosmo on The Players' Tribune, titled, 'There's a Place You Can Go' where he reminisced about his friend saying,
"It was the first time that I experienced a sudden loss like that. It really shaped my life and who I am as a person. It was my first lesson in just how short life can be. My buddy was gone, and I got to go on being a kid. It was hard to wrap my mind around."
Cosmo's death pushed Alex further into hockey as the game offered an escape from the loss. In the article, he admitted saying,
"I’ve experienced quite a lot of loss in my life, but the one thing that I’m really grateful for is that the game of hockey gives me an escape. It gives me an opportunity to get away from my thoughts for a few hours a day and just concentrate on a game."
So, who did Alex Pietrangelo play for before joining pro leagues? He played for several minor ice hockey league teams including the NobleKing Knights, Toronto Jr. Canadiens, Rep A team, Richmond Hill Stars, and the Vaughan Kings.
The Ontario Hockey League
Between 2006 and 2010, he played for the Mississauga Ice Dogs, Niagara Ice Dogs and the Barrie Colts. Dig in and have a look at the defenseman's OHL stats.
|Regular season||Team||Games played||Goals||Assists|
|2006/07||Mississauga Ice Dogs||59||7||45|
|2007/08||Niagara Ice Dogs||60||13||40|
|2008/09||Niagara Ice Dogs||36||8||21|
The National Hockey League
In 2008, he was the fourth hockey player selected for the NHL entry draft by St. Louis Blues where he scored a total of 109 goals. How long did Pietrangelo play for the Blues to appear in over 750 games? The top hockey star's 12 year stay at the Blues recently ended after the expiry of his contact.
What hockey team does Alex Pietrangelo play for now? After joining the Las Vegas Golden Knights two years ago, he has appeared in 121 games scoring 20 goals and 47 assists. Let us have a detailed look at his NHL stats for the Blues and Golden Knights.
Alex Pietrangelo's stats
|Team||Games played||Goals||Assists||Points||Blocks||Hits||Shooting percentage|
|St. Louis Blues||758||109||341||450||1375||515||6.1|
|Las Vegas Golden Knights||121||20||47||67||244||94||5.7|
Alex Pietrangelo's accolades
- 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022 NHL All Star Team
- 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2022 James Norris Memorial Trophy
- 2009 World Junior Championships gold medal
- 2010 World Junior Championships silver medal
- 2014 Olympic gold medal
- 2016 World Cup Hockey gold medal
- 2019 Stanley Cup champion
- 2011 World Best Defenseman
- 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 - Sports
Alex Pietrangelo's contract
In 2020, the Vegas Knights signed the first-time free agent on a $61.6 contract. Scroll down for more details on the top shooter's previous and current contracts.
|Team||Length of contract||Contact value||Signing bonus|
|Las Vegas Golden Knights||7 years||$61.6 million||$35 million|
|St. Louis Blues||7 years||$45. 5 million||$6.5 million|
|St. Louis Blues||3 years||$9.6 million||$875,000|
Alex Pietrangelo's salary
Petro is one of the richest NHL player in 2022 with his current net worth valued at about $18 million. In the 2022/23 season, he is set to receive an $8 million salary with a cap hit of about $8.8 million.
Alex Pietrangelo's cars and house
Regarded as one of the best hockey players in 2022, Petro has built a substantial amount of wealth that features expansive luxury homes and cars. In 2020, he bought a $6 million luxury home in Las Vegas that features a pool, 16-car garage and a putting green. Here are photos of Alex Pietrangelo's cars.
Alex Pietrangelo's net worth places him at the top of lists of the richest ice hockey players in Canada. His impeccable skills have seen his worth increase lately and he has become one of the most valuable players on the ice.
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