Max Pacioretty

Max Pacioretty ( born November 20, 1988 in New Canaan, Connecticut ) is an American professional ice hockey player who has stood at the 2008 Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League contract.

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Max Pacioretty began his career as a hockey player with the Sioux City Musketeers, for which he was active in the 2006/07 season in the United States Hockey League. He was then selected in the NHL Entry Draft in 2007 in the first round than a total of 22 players from the Montreal Canadiens. First, however, the attacker spent one season with the team from the University of Michigan, before he made ​​his debut in the National Hockey League for the Canadiens in the 2008 /09 season. For this he scored in 34 games a total of eleven points scorer, including three goals. In addition, the Americans stood in 37 games for the Canadiens farm team of the American Hockey League, the Hamilton Bulldogs, on the ice. There he contributed 29 scorer points, including six goals, in. Pacioretty was injured on 8 March 2011 by an inspection of Zdeno Chára against a so-called turnbuckle. He retired to a fraction of the fourth cervical vertebra. Pacioretty celebrated the start of the 2011/12 season be successful comeback.

For the duration of the NHL lockout in the 2012/13 season, the striker has been committed by the Swiss club HC Ambri -Piotta in September 2012. On October 16, 2012 Pacioretty left the club due to an elbow injury.


For the U.S., Pacioretty took part in the U20 World Youth Championship 2008, which he finished in fourth place. The striker remained in six games without a point scorer.

Awards and achievements

  • 2007 USHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2007 USHL All- Rookie Team
  • 2007 USHL All-Star Game
  • 2008 CCHA Championship with the University of Michigan

Career Stats


Represented the U.S. at:

  • U20 Junior World Championship 2008
  • World Cup 2012

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )