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North American Skater
United States
Max
Nicastro
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 189
LAST CLUB TEAM: Boston University, H-EAST
BIRTHDATE: March 2, 1990
MID RANK: 117
HOMETOWN: Thousand Oaks, CA
FINAL RANK: 90
BORN IN: Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
  • 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"