Colton Parayko Biography
The Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman Colton Parayko is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League(NHL). Similarly, he was selected by the Blues in the third round 86th overall of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Likewise, he won the Stanley Cup in the year 2019 with the Blues.
Colton Parayko Age
He was born on 12th May 1993 in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Tom Parayko(father) and Karen Parayko(mother). Similarly, he has three siblings Kendra, Bryce, and Kennedy. He grew up along with them.
Besides, he holds Canadian nationality but his ethnicity is unknown.
Colton Parayko Education
Talking about his education, he attended the University of Alaska and completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Colton Parayko Career
He ended his collegiate career in signing a two-year, entry-level contract with the St. Louis Blues. Similarly, he was assigned to St Louis’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, to finish the 2014–15 season on March 10, 2015. After that, he appeared in 79 games for the Blues the following season, recording 33 points.
On January 8, 2017, at the Blues’ team skills competition, he recorded the hardest shot of the day at 104 miles per hour, besting the record at the league-wide skills competition that year. On July 21, 2017, the Blues re-signed him to a five-year, $27.5 million contracts worth $5.5 million annually.
Similarly, Colton Parayko won the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals with the Blues, St Louis’ first Stanley Cup in their 52-year franchise history. He was picked as part of Team North America, a selection of the top American and Canadian players aged 23 and under, at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. Likewise, he played in three games for Team North America, recording three assists.
After the Blues were eliminated in the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, he joined Canada at the 2017 World Championship, where he registered seven points. He was named an All-Star.
Colton Parayko Awards
He has won many awards and nominations. While in college, he won All-WCHA First Team, AHCA West Second-Team All-American and All-WCHA First Team. Similarly, in NHL he won NHL All-Rookie Team and Stanley Cup.
Likewise, on International, he won the WC All-Star Team Award.
Colton Parayko Net Worth & Salary
The estimated net worth of Colton is around $4 million. Similarly, it is known that he signed a 5 year $27,500,00 contract, including $27,500,000 guaranteed with St. Louis Blues on July 21, 2017.
Likewise, as per contract, he signed he will earn $6,500,000 as a base salary in 2018-2019. Furthermore, the NHL player has an average salary of $5,500,000.
Colton Parayko Height & Weight
Talking about Colton Parayko’s body measurements, he has a height of 6 feet 6 inches and he weighs around 100 kg. His hair color is blonde and he has blue color eyes.
Colton Parayko Relationship
According to the reports, Colton is a single man. Moreover, he is yet to find the love of his life and get married. Colton has kept his personal life low profile compared to his professional career. While exploring his social accounts, he hasn’t disclosed information about his relationship status yet.
Along with this, there aren’t rumors about his past relationships or affairs in the media yet. Colton appears to be focused on his career rather than a relationship. However, he has a maintained very good relationship with his friends and family as they regularly visit the arena to see him play.
As he is very good at maintaining secrecy with his private life, he may have a secret affair with his probable girlfriend or may get married soon to his probable wife. And if not also, we wish that he would get the right girl for him soon and get married to her.
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