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Max Pacioretty

Born:November 20, 1988Draft:2007 Canadiens, 22nd Overall
Hometown:New Canaan, CT, USAPosition:LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:USA

Maximillian Kolenda Pacioretty (born November 20, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey left winger for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Pacioretty was drafted in the first round, 22nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens; he would go on to captain them for his last three seasons with them and score 30 or more goals in five of those seasons. He was traded to the Vegas Golden Knights before the 2018–19 NHL season.

Max Pacioretty #67, Vegas Golden Knights
Max Pacioretty with the Vegas Golden Knights. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Max Pacioretty Statistics

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Achievements

  • USHL All-Rookie Team — 2006-07
  • USHL All-Star Game — 2006-07
  • USHL Rookie of the Year — 2006-07
  • NCAA (CCHA) All-Rookie Team — 2007-08
  • NCAA (CCHA) Champion — 2007-08
  • NCAA (CCHA) Rookie of the Year — 2007-08
  • AHL Player of the Month (November) — 2010-11
  • NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy) — 2011-12
  • NHL Most Game Winning Goals (11) — 2013-14
  • NHL Best Plus/Minus (+38) — 2014-15
  • NHL All-Star Game — 2019-20
  • Alternate Captain (Canadiens) — 2014-15
  • Captain (Canadiens) — 2015-18
  • Alternate Captain (Golden Knights) — 2019-

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