• Maidens recorded 23 points (12-11--23) in 28 games during an injury-shortened 2011-12 season.
• In 2010-11, Maidens led Owen Sound rookies in scoring with 21 points (11-10--21). He recorded 10 points (6-4--10) in the playoffs, helping the Bulls win the OHL championship. Maidens scored twice in Game 7 of the final against Mississauga, including the overtime winner.
• Nicknamed ‘Iron’ Maidens, he represented Canada at the 2011 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and Team Ontario at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. He was unable to play in the Under-17 tournament due to injury, but still received a medal.
• Prior to making the jump to the OHL, Maidens had a 63-goal season with the Hamilton Minor Midget AAA Bulldogs in 2009-10. He had previously been billeting in Toronto to play with the Young Nationals, but made the switch to be closer to home for one season.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round