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Draft Prospect - 2008
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Max Nicastro
North American Skater
Boston University, H-EAST
Final Rank:  90 Midterm Rank:  117
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  189
Born:  March 2, 1990 Hometown:  Thousand Oaks, CA
Birthplace:  Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Drafted:  DET (3rd Round / 91st Overall) - Player Page
  • Played his minor hockey with the California Wave, the Ventura Mariners and the L.A. Junior Kings.
  • Got his start in hockey on roller blades at the age of five after his dad’s friend brought him to a game – “I fell in love."
  • His most memorable hockey moment was winning a national championship with the California Wave when he was 16.
  • He wears his mom’s favorite number 20 and he patterns his game after Nicklas Lidstrom.
  • If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: Herb Brooks, Scotty Bowman, and Bobby Orr to learn from them.
  • If he wasn’t playing hockey he would be a wake boarder or a surfer and the one thing he couldn’t live without is his hockey stick.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Los Angeles Kings

NHL Player: Nicklas Lidstrom

Goal celebration: “Hug my mates on the ice”

Practice Drill: Shootout

Video Game: NHL 08

Movie: Dumb and Dumber

TV Show: The Office

Actors: Brad Pitt and Steve Carell

Artist: Jack Johnson

Website: NHL.com

Book: History of Hockey

Food to cook: Pasta

Sport (other than hockey): Volleyball

Activity away from the rink: Trying to golf

Toy growing up: Hockey stick

Place to shop: H&M and Active

Place to visit: “Anywhere with our boat"



 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
CHICAGO
USHL
58
6
14
20
78




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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 53 40 9 4 175 120 84
2 FLA 55 32 17 6 153 127 70
3 NYR 55 31 18 6 157 140 68
4 DET 55 28 18 9 138 134 65
5 NYI 53 29 18 6 150 131 64
6 TBL 54 30 20 4 144 130 64
7 BOS 54 29 19 6 159 148 64
8 PIT 54 28 19 7 139 136 63
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 CAR 55 24 21 10 131 143 58
11 MTL 56 27 25 4 151 151 58
12 PHI 53 24 20 9 127 138 57
13 OTT 56 25 25 6 157 173 56
14 BUF 56 22 28 6 131 155 50
15 CBJ 56 22 28 6 140 173 50
16 TOR 53 19 25 9 122 149 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 54 18 20 25 38
H. Zetterberg 55 10 28 5 38
T. Tatar 54 16 17 -1 33
G. Nyquist 55 14 16 -1 30
P. Datsyuk 40 9 21 14 30
J. Abdelkader 55 14 15 -2 29
M. Green 47 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 41 5 11 6 16
D. DeKeyser 51 7 8 12 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 21 10 5 .933 1.94
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89