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Role  Ice hockey player
Positions  Defenseman
Name  Colton Parayko
Salary  792,500 USD (2015)

Playing career  2015–present
Weight  102 kg
NHL team  St. Louis Blues
Height  1.96 m
Date joined  2012
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Born  May 12, 1993 (age 22) St. Albert, AB, CAN (1993-05-12)
NHL Draft  86th overall, 2012 St. Louis Blues
Similar People  Robby Fabbri, Jori Lehtera, Craig MacTavish

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Colton Parayko (born May 12, 1993) is a Ukrainian Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Blues in the third round (86th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

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College

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Parayko played collegiate hockey for the Alaska Nanooks in the NCAA Men's Division I Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). In his sophomore year, Parayko's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2013–14 All-WCHA First Team.

Professional

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At the completion of his junior season with the Nanooks, Parayko ended his collegiate career in signing a two-year entry-level contract with the St. Louis Blues. He was assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, to finish the 2014–15 season on March 10, 2015. Parayko appeared in 79 games for the Blues the following season, recording 33 points.

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On July 21, 2017, the Blues re-signed Parayko to a five-year, $27.5 million contract worth $5.5 million annually.

International play

Parayko was picked as part of Team North America, a selection of the top US and Canadian players aged 23 and under, at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. He played in three games for the "Young Guns", recording three assists.

After the Blues were eliminated in the second round, Parayko joins Team Canada at the 2017 World Championship, where he registered 7 points (3 goals and 4 assists) and was named an All-Star. The Canadians would lose to Team Sweden in a shootout at the finals.

Personal life

On August 12, 2016, Parayko graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a degree in Business Administration. On earning his degree, Parayko stated "Hockey can only last so long. I’m going to have to work after hockey.....Having a degree in my back pocket is obviously a bonus."

References

Colton Parayko Wikipedia


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