Max Nicastro (D)
Grand Rapids Griffins
||Thousand Oaks, CA
2011-12: Equaled his sophomore year totals with nine points (3-6â€”9) in 27 games as a juniorâ€¦Recorded one power play and one game-winning goalâ€¦Tied a career high with a three-game point streak, recording three points (1-2â€”3) from 11/19/11-12/2/11â€¦Had a career-best three points (1-2â€”3), 1/21/12 at Providence.
2010-11: Skated in 38 games with the Terriers as a sophomore and chipped in a career-high five goals among his nine points (5-4â€”9)â€¦Ranked fifth on the team with a career-high 59 penalty minutesâ€¦Tied for fifth on the team with three power play goalsâ€¦Scored in back-to-back games, 3/4/11-3/5/11.
2009-10: Attended Boston University and notched 15 points (3-12â€”15) in 37 games as a freshmanâ€¦Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team and ranked second in scoring among conference freshmenâ€¦Registered a three-game point streak, 11/8/09-11/14/09, which included his first collegiate point and goalâ€¦Produced four multi-point games.
2008-09: Logged 57 games for the Steel and tallied 31 points (9-22â€”31)â€¦Nearly half of his points came on the power play (4-11â€”15)â€¦Tied for third on the team with a plus-four ratingâ€¦Finished 10th among USHL defenseman in scoring and tied for fifth in goalsâ€¦Selected for the USHL Prospects/All-Star Game.
2007-08: Skated for the USHLâ€™s Chicago Steel and ranked second among defensemen with 20 points (6-14â€”20) in 58 gamesâ€¦Contributed nine points (5-4â€”9) on the power playâ€¦Registered three points (1-2â€”3) in seven playoff gamesâ€¦Won a gold medal with the United States at the World Junior A Challenge in British Columbia.