Bantam Draft Player Profile: Brayden Peters

The first goalie selected by the Hitmen in the 2017 Bantam Draft had a stellar regular season, finishing with the fourth best goals-against-average in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League at 1.98. For an encore performance, the Taber native posted the second best goals-against-average at 2.00 to go along with a .938 save percentage during playoffs.

Here’s a quick run-down of the goaltender

Brayden Peters

Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 5th Round, 95th overall

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 162-lb.

Hometown: Taber, Alta.

Bantam Team: Lethbridge Golden Hawks Bantam AAA

Age Started Skating: 3 years old

Age Started Playing Hockey: 5 years old

Favourite Player: Carey Price – “He’s just so good in net and really fun to watch.”

Favourite Team: Edmonton Oilers

Favourite Hockey Memory: Going to Vancouver to play hockey this past season

Play Style: Sits back deep in his crease, not afraid to move the puck to keep the play going.

Feeling On Being Drafted By The Hitmen: “It’s a little surreal knowing that I’ll one day be playing against players in the WHL than to what I am used to now.”

2016/17 Stats

Games Played – 17

Record – 13-2-2

Goals Against Average – 1.98

Save Percentage – 0.920

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