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