MAXWELL GILDON
North American Skater - New Hampshire, H-EAST
Final Rank:54Midterm Rank:76
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 3"Weight:192
Born:May 17, 1999Hometown:Plano, Tex.
Born in:Houston, TX, USA
Drafted: 2017: FLA (3rd Round / 66th Overall) 

• Gildon ranked 10th in team scoring and third among defensemen as he collected 11-22—33 in 63 contests with the U.S. National Under-18 Team during the 2016-17 season. He added 5-9—14 in 26 USHL games with the club.

• A native of Plano, Texas, Gildon developed his game with the Dallas Stars Under-16 program before joining the U.S. National Under-17 Team for the 2015-16 season (1-18—19 in 58 GP).

• Internationally, Gildon won a gold medal with the United States at the 2017 Under-18 World Championship (4-2—6 in 7 GP) and was named to the tournament All-Star Team after leading all defensemen in goals (4). He also represented his country at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (1-2—3 in 5 GP).

• Gildon has committed to the University of New Hampshire for the 2017-18 season.

• Models his style of play after Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.

• Lists Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW MAXWELL:

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Margot Robbie

TV show I recently binge-watched: The Office

The celebrity that always makes me laugh:
Vince Vaughn

The app I spend too much time on:
Snapchat

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Meat

The coolest person I've ever met: Jamie Benn

Athlete I admire most: Roger Federer

One thing people don't usually know about me: I can juggle

If I could be any superhero I would be: Superman

I am inspired by: My Mom

I am afraid of:
Spiders

I dream of: Being the best hockey player


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2016-2017USA U-18NTDP537182553
2016-2017TEAM USAUSHL26591428
2016-2017USA (2017 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR74264
2016-2017USA U18 (5-Nations tournament in Sundsvall 2017)ITLTOUR41232
2015-2016USA U-17NTDP581181952
2015-2016TEAM USAUSHL3507734